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Released 21st June 2013 Despite the G8 talks in Lough Erne being dominated by tax and Syria, the leaders did have time to sign an open data charter and publish pledges on climate change. Richard Gladhill, Head of Climate Change … Continue reading

June 21st, 2013

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Released 20th June 2013 G8 leaders have committed to implementing transparent strategies to report pollution levels and energy consumption through the Open Data Charter, signed by all G8 countries this week. Environmental protection is one of the key targets cited in … Continue reading

June 21st, 2013

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Released 18th June 2013 At the G8 Innovation Conference, Richard Branson launched a ‘Plan B’ for business known as the ‘B Team’ which will work to help businesses realise they can be a force for good whilst remaining profitable. The … Continue reading

June 18th, 2013

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Released 17th June 2013 ‘Open for Growth’ an event held in London to promote the UK G8 priorities of tax, trade and transparency explored the role open data has to play in increasing transparency and fostering growth. MP, Francis Maude … Continue reading

June 17th, 2013

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Released 13th June 2013 Gregory Baker, Minister of State for Climate Change, has championed the importance of ‘firm data’ in a speech at the London School of Economics in outlining the Coalition’s vision for ‘Taking Action to Mitigate Climate Change’. … Continue reading

June 13th, 2013

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Released 13th June 2013 It has been confirmed that amendments to The Companies Act of 2006 including compulsory carbon reporting, tabled by Jo Swinson, will be put into action in October of this year. The reforms will ‘simplify and strengthen … Continue reading

June 13th, 2013

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Released 10th June 2013 David Cameron gave a speech today just five days before the launch of the G8 Summit on Friday to set out the action the government is taking in this “rapidly changing world.” The speech, focusing on the economy, welfare, and … Continue reading

June 10th, 2013

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Released 21st May 2013 Written by Robert Clarke for Open Government Partnership As David Cameron prepares for the UK’s presidency of the G8, the issue of supply chain transparency is already gaining considerable momentum, driven largely by high profile supply chain disasters … Continue reading

May 21st, 2013

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Released 15th May 2013 Backbencher, George Eustice has been announced as the new Prime Ministerial advisor on energy and climate change as part of the Conservative Parliamentary Advisory Board Eustice was appointed last month to specifically work on Conservative policy, … Continue reading

May 15th, 2013

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Released 12th May 2013 Written by The Sunday Telegraph Regulations, peer pressure, political priorities and the availability of data is revolutionising how big and small companies use the supply chain, but for it to work it has to be open. The … Continue reading

May 13th, 2013

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