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Nespresso pledges £330m to become "carbon neutral" by 2020

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Leading coffee brand brews up host of green supply chain and recycling commitments

27 Aug 2014

Oregon coal terminal halted as environmental campaigners celebrate

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Plans for a $242m terminal on the Columbia River were rejected by the state over threat to water resources

20 Aug 2014

Could Boris Johnson position himself as next 'green' Tory leader?

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Mayor of London aims thinly veiled swipe at George Osborne's lack of support for the low carbon economy, arguing "you can have growth that is environmentally friendly"

11 Aug 2014

North Face to trek towards ambitious recycled materials goal

Outdoor clothes and equipment firm to use only recycled polyester by 2016

07 Aug 2014

How the 49ers are upping the game by going green

Execs from the Super Bowl committee and San Francisco's team discuss the first LEED Gold football stadium and getting sustainability into the end zone

06 Aug 2014

Singapore backs green buildings and data centres with £48m

Government announces five new roadmaps for low carbon technologies in bid to boost energy security and cut carbon emissions

05 Aug 2014

Solazyme and AkzoNobel team up in pursuit of algae breakthrough

Paint giant inks agreement that could see it purchase 10,000 tonnes of algal oil as part of its efforts to phase out use of fossil fuels and palm oil

01 Aug 2014

UPS ups emissions goals after hitting target three years early

Logistics company commits to 20 per cent cut to transport emissions by the end of the decade

31 Jul 2014

Manufacturers make a splash with £2m of water savings

New WRAP figures reveal continued success of voluntary Federation House Commitment

31 Jul 2014

Philips announces £21m deal to throw energy efficient light on student digs

Unite Students and Philips ink deal to install LED lighting for 41,000 students

30 Jul 2014

Sainsbury's stacks up green achievements with recycled food crates

Company announces it has become the first UK retailer to deploy food crates made from 100 per cent recycled material

30 Jul 2014

Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars, says expert

Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken

22 Jul 2014

Blue chips call for standardised green energy label

New Aldersgate Group report argues clearer electricity label could help to mobilise green energy investment

22 Jul 2014

BBC broadcasts its carbon-cutting success

Corporation reveals it has cut energy consumption by 20 per cent thanks to switch to greener studios, but carbon impact of travel keeps climbing

22 Jul 2014

Sainsbury's announces pioneering £200m 'green' loan to fund low-carbon investment drive

Commercial loan hailed as first of its kind, as Lloyds Bank welcomes important extension to green bonds market

20 Jul 2014

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