Day: 23 July 2014
How green is Glasgow? 10 sustainability facts about the 2014 Commonwealth Games
The 20th Commonwealth Games has just begun with thousands of athletes competing in more than 250 events. The games have also tried to develop a successful legacy for the city of Glasgow and the organising committee have announced a commitment to sustainability.
DECC cuts Green Deal Home Improvement Fund incentive after £50m of applications
The Government is to cut the amount of cash available under the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund by £2,000 per household after 12,200 applications with a value of more than £50m were received in the first six weeks of the scheme, DECC announced yesterday (22 July).
Raising the bar: Belu’s refreshing take on sustainability
Ethical water brand Belu started out with a simple idea: that there is a better way to do business by minimising environmental impact and investing all profits in ending water poverty. Ten years on, Luke Nicholls investigates how the not-for-profit social enterprise is using its sustainable ethos to drive industry-wide change.
CBI calls for global emissions framework to underpin ‘green’ aviation growth
Future growth in UK aviation can be managed sustainably provided certain measures are put in place such as a global framework to help airlines achieve emissions targets, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has argued.
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