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  • 11 Sep 2012

    Free energy efficiency policy support for London SMEs in construction sector

    The Energy Saving Trust is launching a new package of support which will prepare construction and home improvement-based SMEs located in London for new business opportunities, including those...

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  • 24 Aug 2012

    Innovative social enterprise brings together environmental and social sustainability

    This month sees the launch of a new employment project with a compelling case for business leaders: commission offenders to divert your workwear from landfill and grow more than just your green...

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  • 30 Jul 2012

    Top tips for companies on improving carbon measurement and reduction

    Specific regulation such as the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme, increasing transparency around reporting on carbon emissions as well as expectations from stakeholders and...

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  • 30 Jul 2012

    Influencing consumer behaviour: What role can marketing play? (by Gin Tidridge, B&Q)

    Marketers have an incredible opportunity to effect real change, by both creating more sustainable products/services and influencing consumers to use their products in a more sustainable way....

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  • 30 Jul 2012

    New sustainability initiative for the construction sector

    A number of key construction industry players recently founded a virtual learning environment that aims to help construction suppliers and sub-contractors develop their sustainability knowledge...

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  • 24 Jul 2012

    Environmental leadership, sustainable travel, and climate change campaigns recognised in BITC’s Awards

    Rio showed us that business is taking action on sustainability regardless of the slow pace of policy and regulation in this space. Business in the Community’s annual responsible business Awards,...

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  • 19 Jul 2012

    Rio+20: Such little leadership (but an opportunity for business) by Laura Spiers

    Laura Spiers from the Sustainability and Climate Change group at PWC has provided us with an insider perspective from the recent UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio (Rio+20) in the...

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  • 26 Jun 2012

    Three inspirational businesses announced as Berti Green Accelerator winners

    Three outstanding businesses have been selected as winners of the first Berti Green Accelerator programme. Launched earlier this year, the programme aims to help grow low...

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  • 21 Jun 2012

    Join in with Trading for Good and promote your business

    Trading for Good is a new digital service that has been developed to help showcase the amazing contribution Britain’s smaller businesses make to local communities in the UK. Designed much like a...

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  • 18 Jun 2012

    Prince Charles calls for meaningful action on global sustainability issues during Rio+20

    HRH Prince Charles has issued a video message...

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