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  • 24 May 2015

    Charity Platform to launch first fossil fuel-free pension scheme

    London charity Platform is launching the first cooperative and fossil fuel-free pension scheme in the UK, focused on sustainable society and renewable energy.

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  • 21 May 2015

    Blazing a trail in investment crowdfunding: Crowdcube raises over £24m

    Investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube funded 36 businesses in the first quarter of 2015, helping raise more than £17 million for innovative projects.

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  • 21 May 2015

    Glencore chairman and former BP boss calls for end to fossil fuel subsidies

    The chairman of the world’s biggest commodity trader has called for an end to subsidies for fossil fuels.

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  • 19 May 2015

    Blue & Green Tomorrow: why an independent sustainable media voice is so important

    GreenWise Business and Blue & Green Tomorrow announced this week they are uniting to create an independent sustainable publishing powerhouse. It follows a £260,000 share offer launch on Crowdcube by Blue & Green last week. Simon Leadbetter, founder, Blue & Green, explains why he wants to create an independent, fair, optimistic and responsible media voice that helps its readers make sustainable choices daily.

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  • 18 May 2015

    Sustainability titles Blue & Green Tomorrow and GreenWise Business to merge

    GreenWise Business, the independent UK green business-to-business online news and information publisher, is merging with Blue & Green Tomorrow, the fastest-growing sustainable lifestyle magazine in the UK. Together they will create the leading online independent publishing powerhouse dedicated to consumers, businesses and investors that want to live, work and invest sustainably.

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  • 18 May 2015

    Fossil fuel subsidies outstrip health spending by governments globally, says IMF

    Fossil fuel companies are benefitting from global subsidies of $5.3 trillion (£3.4 trillion) a year, equivalent to $10 million every minute of every day, according to a startling new estimate by the International Monetary Fund.

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  • 14 May 2015

    Lord Turner warns of carbon bubble threat to investment

    Lord Turner, formerly Britain’s top financial regulator, has become the latest finance sector grandee to warn that investment industry valuations are in need of urgent review in the face of the threat posed by climate change.

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