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EU emissions drop leaves carbon trading “high and dry”
(Thu 01/04)
New data released by the European Commission reveals that industrial emissions in 2009 fell by a dramatic 11% in a single year putting them below the caps that have been set.

Coca Cola beats Pepsi in sustainable soft drinks' league table
(Tue 30/03)
Coca Cola has beaten its rivals Pepsi in a respected sustainable league table while Red Bull, Powerade and Vitamin Water all flunked with zero scores.

Biodiversity schemes boosts economy of local communities
(Tue 30/03)
Farmers who make the commitment to land management schemes aimed at protecting biodiversity and the natural environment also provide additional income, employment and other social benefits for their local communities, a

Good Energy tops Which? customer survey for electricity suppliers
(Sat 27/03)
Good Energy, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy generators, has been voted best electricity supplier in a customer satisfaction survey conducted by Which?, the independent consumer watchdog.

Skilled engineers are a national resource for UK renewables sector
(Tue 23/03)
The answer to the skills shortage in the off-shore wind energy business is for engineers to transfer from other sectors into the renewables industry, according to one of the UK’s leading specialist recruitment consulta

US spends $2.8 billion on wasted PC power as Ford slashes costs
(Mon 22/03)
Shutting down computers at night has saved Ford Motor Company more than one million dollars and reduced its carbon footprint by up to an estimated 25,000 metric tons.

UK plc spending on climate change to top £3.5bn in 2010
(Thu 25/02)
Large firms in the UK will spend over $5.3 billion (£3.5bn) on climate change and sustainability initiatives in 2010, according to a new report from independent research firm Verdantix.

BASF tops sustainability league table of chemical companies
(Wed 24/02)
Global chemical companies could release at least one billion Euro in cash flow if they increase their sustainability performance.

World class carbon management needs business transformation
(Thu 18/02)
Until CEOs take ownership of carbon management as a business transformation challenge, not a corporate responsibility issue, their firms will fail to achieve absolute reductions in CO₂ emissions, according to a new rep

UK industry must go “beyond carbon”, says influential group
(Mon 01/02)
The UK must adopt an industrial strategy which goes 'beyond carbon' to address critical resource efficiency challenges in all areas of the economy if it is to maintain employment and a competitive, sustainable advantag

Business chief urges firms to cut £3bn energy wastage with Carbon Trust
(Sat 30/01)
Rising energy prices and higher taxes are the biggest worries facing British businesses in 2010 after the state of the economy, according to new research released by the Carbon Trust.

“Carbon chasm” revealed between FTSE 100 efforts and Govt targets
(Thu 07/01)
The 2008 UK Climate Change Act, sets some of the world’s most aggressive national targets by introducing the first ever long-term, legally binding, national framework to tackle dangerous climate change.

‘Unseen’ energy waste could cost small businesses £3bn in 2010
(Wed 30/12)
Small and medium sized business could be set to lose as much as £3 billion in 2010 as a result of inefficient equipment and energy wastage.

Archaic system and complex red tape threaten UK energy security
(Mon 07/12)
The UK’s desperate attempts to achieve energy security by 2016 are hamstrung by an archaic planning system, poor infrastructure and complex and ever-changing legislation, according to a new report.

Academics question ‘green’ initiatives on cutting carbon footprint
(Tue 24/11)
Businesses and other organisations signing up to so-called ‘green’ initiatives may be doing more harm to the planet than good, warns a new book compiled by two academics from the University of Essex.

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