New Triodos chief pledges to lead 'movement for change' among UK banks
"Our banks are not serving the needs of society," says Dr Bevis Watts, who has this week been confirmed as the first 'environmentalist' to take up a lead executive role within a UK bank.
House of Lords evidence session targets economic value of waste
A House of Lords committee is meeting today to explore the opportunities of creating a multi-million pound economy from waste products across agriculture, industry and households.
Green Investment Bank appoints new waste and bio-energy MD
The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has appointed Chris Holmes the new managing director for waste and bio-energy.
Waste finance firm seeks 'high growth' opportunities
Waste companies looking to get projects financed have received a boost with the launch of a specialist investment firm looking to inject capital into the sector.
Green Investment Bank - a bang or a whimper?
Waste may be favoured under the Green Investment Bank's remit, but don't get your hopes up yet, cautions Peter Jones
Waste acquisitions hit record high in 2011
Last year saw a record number of merger and acquisition deals in the waste sector despite a 15% fall in material arisings and continuing concerns around access to finance.