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New app increases access to investing in green energy - news

By Antonio Pasolini — Solar power is the first market to benefit from a new investment application called MyBit , an Ethereum blockchain platform that enables the crowdfunding of...

The future of energy is disruptive - news

By Adam Woodhall — The aim of the recent event ‘Energy Live Future’ was to highlight the cutting edge innovation that is surging through the energy industry. The organisers,...

Another record-breaking year for renewable energy: more capacity for less money - news

By Adam Woodhall — Just prior to the launch of their Renewables 2017 Global Status Report , which found there was a record of 161 GW added to global power capacity, for 23% less...

Heineken reports progress in reducing carbon emissions - news

By Gina-Marie Cheeseman — At a time of uncertainty about governmental commitments to the Paris Climate Agreement, Dutch beer brewer Heineken is among those companies that are continuing...

A nuclear reactor above our heads: embracing solar energy is key to working sustainably - news

By Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World — The sun produces enough light every hour to match worldwide energy needs for a year. Our bodies are solar factories...

Australian solar power customers support community solar projects - news

By Brian Collett — A green Australian electricity company has given customers the option of paying slightly higher rates to finance community solar projects.  Powershop, which...

Clean energy: big savings for your business - news

By Mypower — Commercial solar panel systems allow businesses to operate with their own self-generated clean energy. Solar power is a natural source of energy and its not only sustainable,...

Government support for sustainability is “utterly pathetic”  - news

Interview with Jonathon Porritt, founder of Forum for the Future, by Tom Idle   He may not like to describe himself as a ‘greenie’ – not least because his work...

Auto industry passes energy sector in emissions: new report - news

by Brian Collett —Transport now pumps out more pollutant emissions than any other source in the US.       The US Energy Information Administration has reported that...

Ontario unveils plan to promote social enterprises - news

Social enterprises use business strategies to achieve a social or environmental impact. While generating revenues from the sale of goods and services, social enterprises also expressly intend to...

European market for renewable energy continues to grow - news

EP Journal By RP Siegel Market demand for renewable energy in Europe as documen-ted by Guarantees of Origin, grew by 8% over the previous year, extending an extraordinary growth streak....

Intasave’s solar Songs are bang on tune for Kenya - news

A solar power system is being introduced by the global non-profit environmental organisation Intasave Energy to bring clean sustainable electricity to a Kenyan community. Initially the...

Emissions stall but level of CO2 in atmosphere at highest ever level - news

Global carbon emissions are projected to stall in 2015, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia and the Global Carbon Project. Last year global CO2 emissions from fossil...

Korea’s LG Chem generates energy for social projects - news

LG Chem, South Korea’s leading chemical and materials manufacturer, says it will develop new social responsibility activities in co-operation with local governments and social welfare...

Japan restarts nuclear power programme - news

Japan’s first nuclear reactor approved for reactivation under post-Fukushima rules began production last month. The Sendai No 1 reactor in northern Honshu is one of five given the...

Schools turn up the heat to win solar competition - news

Twenty two schools from across the UK are being given the chance to win up to £5,000 towards buying their own solar panels thanks to Good Energy, the renewable electricity supplier and...

Snow Leopard survival boosted by solar power - news

Using solar-powered electronic deterrent devices, provided by Predator Guard and the Snow Leopard Conservancy, traditional herder families, located in the mountains of central Mongolia, are...

US-China landmark emissions deal met with criticism - news

Businesses face challenging new carbon emissions targets set jointly for the next 15 years by the US and China. The US is committed to cut its 2005 level of emissions by 26%-28% before 2025....

IKEA makes largest wind farm investment to date - news

IKEA has purchased its second wind farm in the US. The site in Texas is the single largest renewable energy investment made by the Swedish furniture retailer to date. The wind farm will...

Sunny outlook for solar power ahead of fossil fuels - news

The sun could be the world’s largest source of electricity by 2050, ahead of fossil fuels, wind, hydro and nuclear, according to a pair of reports issued today by the International Energy...

Low carbon future does not mean low profit, finds CDP report - news

Companies taking action to mitigate climate change have outperformed the Bloomberg World Index by 9.6%. The figures prove that a low carbon future does not mean low profit, say assessors...

Renewable energy bodies outgrow affiliation - news

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) and Solar Trade Association (STA) are to go their separate ways, ending their formal four-year affiliation. The two associations became affiliated in...

China becomes world's biggest solar market - news

The global solar market is shifting from Europe to Asia, finds a new report from Hanergy and China's New Energy Chamber of Commerce. According to the Global Renewable Energy Report 2014,...

Investors lose interest in UK renewables, says EY - news

The attractiveness of the UK renewables market in the eyes of investors and developers has decreased dramatically – falling back to levels last seen in November 2012, according to EY's...

UK government to turn rooftops into solar power stations - news

Plans to turn the Government estate as well as factories, supermarkets and car parks into “solar hubs” have been outlined in a new strategy by Energy Minister Greg Barker. The...

Socially responsible investment prognosis set positive for 2014 - news

The year 2014 is “unlikely to see the spectacular equity returns” enjoyed during 2013, but it will be a year in which assets in a logical manner can be managed, according to Amy...

World’s largest solar plant enters commercial operation - news

The world’s largest parabolic trough solar plant entered commercial operation in the US this week. It is also the first solar plant in the US with thermal energy storage which allows...

IKEA goes big on solar - news

Ikea is set to become one of the largest users of commercial solar power in the US with the installation of rooftop solar generators, producing 4.29mw, at distribution centres in Maryland and...

China leads renewables boom as West flags - news

Global investment in renewable energy has passed the $200bn (£122bn, €140bn) mark, having risen by a third in 2010, thanks partly to China’s booming renewables market. The...

inbrief - news

Toyota is to become the first car manufacturer in the UK to install a solar power system in a factory. A £10million ($16m, €11.37m) ‘array’ of about 17,000 solar panels...

Energyville - news

Chevron/ Economist Group. Online game. http://willyoujoinus.com/energyville This is not so much a game as transparent fossil fuel propaganda. Although strangely addictive,...

The corruption of capitalism - news

Richard Duncan. CLSA Books. Paperback. 228 pgs. £16 / $25. Richard Duncan is that rare thing – an unequivocal economist. His diagnosis of our current problems is that...

Investment opportunities for a low carbon world - news

Will Oulton (ed). Hardback. 365 pages. GMB. £35.63 Based on the premise that much of the movement towards a low carbon world will need to be driven by investors, this...

Advising pension funds on sustainability issues - news

Pension funds are increasingly seeking to reflect long term sustainability considerations in their investment strategies, Jane Goodland tells Mike Scott The Watson Wyatt consultancy,...

SRI adopted by exchange traded funds - news

SRI is moving into the world of exchange traded funds. Two new such funds, which take the form of an investment company holding securities of companies in a selected market index, have been set...

FedEx Announces the Launch of the 2017 Global Citizenship Report - reports

The 2017  Global Citizenship Report  (GCR) is now available at  csr.fedex.com . The report showcases how FedEx connects people, businesses and communities in ways that advance...

Kesko’s Annual Report tells about Kesko’s strategy implementation and renewal - reports

Kesko’s Annual Report 2016 describes the recent steps that Kesko has taken to strengthen the customer experience for consumers and businesses, both in-store and in digital channels....

AEP Releases 2016 Corporate Accountability Report - reports

American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has released its 2016 Corporate Accountability Report, an overview of the company’s strategy, governance and financial performance.

Vodafone Publishes its 2012/13 Sustainability Report - reports

Vodafone Group Plc has published its Sustainability Report 2012/13 in which they outline their social and economic contribution across their 30 operating countries.

Vaisala releases its 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

Vaisala, the global environmental and industrial measurement company has published its third corporate responsibility report.

Constellation Energy issues its annual CSR Report - reports

Constellation Energy has issued its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, detailing the company’s 2010 sustainability initiatives, performance and goals. It focuses on Constellation’s...

IKEA Group releases 2011 sustainability report - reports

The 2011 IKEA Sustainability Report, released today, outlines the sustainability work carried out on a global level by the IKEA Group during FY 2011*, including key performance indicators to...

Environmental Bonds 2012 - Capital markets and the green economy - calendar

Following the success of Environmental Bonds 2011 and 2012 in London Environmental Finance Publications is pleased to be bringing the conference to New York on 23 May.  Attend to review the...

RBS publishes eigth annual Sustainability Report - reports

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group has published its eighth annual Sustainability Report - Building a sustainable RBS. For RBS, sustainability means focusing on our customers' needs, operating...

Sulzer publishes its Sustainability Report 2009 - reports

The Swiss multinational engineering company Sulzer has released its Sustainability Report 2009

Arrow “guides innovation forward” by helping children become the innovators of the future - bestpractice

Arrow takes on the challenge of bringing technology to people with no electricity. Miranda Ingram reports…   Every so often a concept comes along that is so simple and so...

Building a better future for children in Sierra Leone - bestpractice

Last year CBRE announced its partnership with Plan International, the international children’s development organisation, in a shared vision to transform a generation of children –...

The 2nd Annual China Power & Alternative Energy Summit 2006 - calendar

Grasping the pulse of the development of China’s power grids Learn the new trends of investment in the China power sector Implications of Renewable Energy Law and its implementation rules...

Swinging into top gear - bestpractice

Companies that buck the trend in today’s climate of cuts and austerity stand out in the crowd. The British vehicle maker Jaguar Land Rover has recorded growth while most businesses...

France Telecom publishes its Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

France Telecom has published its latest Corporate Responsibility Report, which covers measures undertaken in 2007.

putting the customer first - bestpractice

As an integrated energy group, Centrica – owner of British Gas and operator of gas and electricity assets – knows that global warming is a huge challenge to its business. But as an energy...

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