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Released 29th August 2013 A new report by the Green Alliance has warned that Britain may be beginning to fall behind in the ‘global green race’ due to a lack of commitment to low carbon strategies and ‘weak support’ for … Continue reading

August 29th, 2013

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Released 19th June 2013 Energy Secretary Ed Davey warned Brussels of the catastrophic economic affects climate change will bring if business and government do not create a cohesive strategy across international borders. Davey was speaking in Brussels to set out his vision … Continue reading

June 19th, 2013

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Released 5th June 2013 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has passed a resolution calling on governments worldwide to measure and combat airline emissions from 2020. This is the first time international airlines have officially come together to tackle the issue, to … Continue reading

June 5th, 2013

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Released 4th June 2013 After a heated debate in the Commons this afternoon, parliament has voted against an amendment hailed as crucial by big businesses, NGOs and investors to implement a decarbonisation target for 2030 by April next year. The … Continue reading

June 4th, 2013

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Released 17th May 2013 The Innovation Centre for US Dairy has this week set out a series of guidelines for the US dairy industry to track sustainability performance across the supply chain, and is asking for feedback before it finalises … Continue reading

May 17th, 2013

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Released 25th April 2013 Leading home furnishings retailer IKEA increased its use of renewable energy to almost 85 per cent in the US yesterday, as the global company switched on its new solar energy system. The implementation of IKEA’s 37th solar system will … Continue reading

April 25th, 2013

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Released 11th April 2013 eBay’s newest data centre unveiled this time last year in Arizona, has this week earned an ‘Energy Star certification’ awarded by the Environmental Protection Agency. The recognition is awarded to companies whose data centres use less energy, is … Continue reading

April 11th, 2013

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Released 3rd April 2013 The European Commission has launched a consultation on conflict minerals which will go through until June this year. The consultation will be a discussion surrounding the sensitive and controversial topic of responsibly sourcing minerals which originate from conflict … Continue reading

April 3rd, 2013

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Released : 26th March 2013  In its annual report released this week, Pearson stresses the link between prosperity and corporate social responsibility with a focus on minimising the company’s environmental impact. The report outlines plans for the future which include a continuation … Continue reading

March 26th, 2013

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Released : 7th December 2012 Ecodesk CEO Robert Clarke has been invited to the White House on Tuesday 11th December to help the US Government’s CTO Todd Park identify organisations that can be case studied and used as examples of … Continue reading

December 7th, 2012

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