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How the Dutch are moved by wind - news

By RP Siegel — Man’s first use of wind technology goes back some 5,000 years when wind-powered boats were first seen on the Nile. For centuries wind-driven ships plowed the waves, as...

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...

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...

Wind power: less noise, happier neighbors - news

by Antonio Pasolini — Wind power is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to renewable energy. It currently accounts for 41.1 percent of all energy produced in Denmark (2015 data)...

BNP Paribas commits to ‘doubling’ renewable energy financing by 2020 - news

BNP Paribas, the French multinational bank with a presence in 75 countries, is to take a further significant step in financing the transition to a low carbon economy by “more than...

Making a stand for menswear - news

In a bid to boost the growing desire of consumers to buy ethical goods, especially fashion, Brothers We Stand was set up by 25 year old International Development graduate Jonathan Mitchell. He...

New wind power body for shipping industry in full sail - news

An international association has been created to facilitate and promote wind propulsion for commercial shipping worldwide. The International Windship Association (IWSA) will facilitate and...

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...

New £500m joint venture to reinvigorate onshore wind - news

In a major boost for the onshore wind power industry, Britain’s green energy company Ecotricity and global construction and development firm Skanska are forming a joint venture –...

Hitting the paper trail at SCA - news

Kersti Strandqvist is the senior vice president at SCA, the global hygiene and forest products company, in charge of Group Function Sustainability. She leads the company’s corporate...

New co-chair of OWIC takes seat - news

DONG Energy Wind Power’s country manager, Benj Sykes, is the new co-chair of the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) by Business and Energy Minister, the Rt. Hon Michael Fallon MP, who...

Majority in UK favour onshore wind power over fracking - news

The majority of people in Britain would prefer to live near a wind farm than a fracking site, says new YouGov research commissioned by Ecotricity. When given the choice, 62% said they would...

inbrief - news

Wind up… The second largest offshore wind farm in the world, costing £1.3bn and generating enough clean electricity to power over half a million homes, has officially opened by the...

Cleantech market major growth sector for UK economy - news

The cleantech market is a major growth sector for the UK economy, Michael Rudd, partner at legal firm Bird & Bird, highlighted at ecoConnect’s recent Green in the City Forum which...

Tennant joins UK GIB - news

Tessa Tennant has been appointed as a non-executive director of the UK Green Investment Bank (UK GIB), a funding scheme initiated by the UK government designed to accelerate private sector...

IKEA pledges to grow more trees than it uses - news

Furniture retailer Ikea has announced plans to switch to renewable energy by 2020, and to grow more trees than it uses. The Swedish-based group said it will also encourage sales of...

EU reaches 100GW milestone - news

The EU has overtaken the 100 gigawatt (GW) milestone for installed wind power capacity, according to the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). The EWEA said that though it took the European...

IKEA invests in wind farm - news

IKEA’s plans to fill all its energy needs from renewable sources ( EP, July 2012, p5 ) are taking another step with investment in a 30-turbine wind farm on Glötesvålen, a...

Miami hotel checks in Greenlight - news

A hotel in Miami has become one of the largest so far to use 100% renewable energy. The luxury InterContinental hotel has partnered with Greenlight Energy to purchase over 15 million kWh of wind...

Shipping to be included in carbon targets - news

UK government climate change advisors have said that emissions from shipping should be included in the UK’s carbon targets, and have already drawn up plans for the industry to reduce its...

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...

McDonalds rewards green suppliers - news

The fast food giant McDonald’s has announced the best examples of green projects in its restaurants, franchises and supply chain worldwide, highlighting wind power and waste reduction innovations....

Nuclear firms may soon feature in FTSE4Good - news

FTSE4Good is paving the way for nuclear power companies to qualify for its socially responsible investment indices. Businesses in the nuclear industry are excluded at present from FTSE4Good, but...

private equity is discovering that it too needs a licence to operate - news

Private equity firms never tire of boasting of the stellar returns their backers enjoy. Gone are the days when private equity meant venture capital for cash-starved start-ups. Big companies are...

Heat: how to stop the planet burning - news

George Monbiot. Allen Lane. 278 pages. Hardback. £17.99 How do you like your gurus? I like mine well informed, brilliantly visionary and humble. Veteran environmental campaigner George...

no awards for large firms - news

Large firms are absent from the winners list in this year’s Business Ethics magazine awards. Judges of the 14-year-old US-based awards declared they could find...

Johnson & Johnson Releases 2016 Health for Humanity Report - reports

Johnson & Johnson has released its  2016 Health for Humanity Report  sharing progress on environmental, social and governance measures, which advance the Company’s mission to...

Owens Corning Publishes 2016 Sustainability Report - reports

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today published its 2016 sustainability report. The company’s 11th annual report, themed It All Adds Up, documents the actions and efforts driving its global...

Amgen’s 2015 Environmental Sustainability Report is Key Element of Company’s Broad Commitment to Social Responsibility - reports

Amgen has launched its 2015 Environmental Sustainability Report highlighting the Company’s environmental sustainability progress. The 2015 Environmental Sustainability Report documents...

Novo Nordisk Publishes Integrated 2015 Annual Report - reports

Novo Nordisk has published its integrated 2015 Annual Report detailing the company’s year-end performance. The report highlights the company’s progression towards long-term targets...

The Mexican International Renewable Energy Congress - calendar

The Mexican International Renewable Energy Congress brings together the Mexican renewable energy community to drive forward this important sector at a time of unprecedented change in the market....

Hydro-Québec publishes Sustainability Report 2010 - reports

Hydro-Québec has published its Sustainability Report 2010. For its Sustainability Report 2010, Hydro-Québec produced a self-declaration, checked by the GRI, corresponding to Application Level B...

Hydro-Quebec publishes its 2009 Sustainability Report - reports

Hydro-Quebec has published its Sustainability Report 2009 on the company's website

Renewable Energy World Conf & Expo North America - calendar

The event leading the renewable industry for the 7th straight year. More than 30 educational conference sessions in 8 highly technical conference tracks covering Biomass, Policy Market &...

Go-Ahead Group has published its 2009 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

The Go-Ahead Group has just published its web-based Corporate Responsibility report for 2009 – the eighth year the UK transport company has produced such a document and the fifth year it has done...

BT launches 2008 Sustainability report - reports

Innovation and implementation are the themes of BT's 2008 Sustainability report.  As the business powers ahead with its transformation, the report focuses on the company's commitment to...

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...

Royal Dutch Shell has released its 11th Sustainability Report - reports

Responsible Energy: The Shell Sustainability Report 2007 describes the company's ongoing efforts to meet the global energy challenge, which it sums up as more energy, less CO2.

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