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  • 22 Sep 2014

    Unilever sponsors first tech start-up sustainability 'hackathon'

    Over £30,000 ($50,000) is on the table for tech start-ups striving to address sustainability in the first such venture to be sponsored by Unilever.

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  • 22 Sep 2014

    Unilever sponsors first tech start-up sustainability 'hackathon'

    Over £30,000 ($50,000) is on the table for tech start-ups striving to address sustainability in the first such venture to be sponsored by Unilever.

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  • 22 Sep 2014

    Ed Davey unveils UK's strategy for climate talks in Paris

    World governments are facing a "pivotal moment" on dealing with climate change, the UK's Energy Secretary will say on Tuesday, before a meeting of heads of state and government in New York this month.

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  • 22 Sep 2014

    Ed Davey unveils UK's strategy for climate talks in Paris

    World governments are facing a "pivotal moment" on dealing with climate change, the UK's Energy Secretary will say on Tuesday, before a meeting of heads of state and government in New York this month.

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  • 22 Sep 2014

    Businesses could boost productivity by encouraging cycling and walking to work

    Environmental charities and sustainability experts are calling on company bosses to encourage their staff to walk and cycle to work and reap the rewards of a more productive workforce.

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  • 21 Sep 2014

    Worldwide day of climate change protests attracts thousands

    From Melbourne to Manhattan, tens of thousands of people took to the streets on Sunday to stage the biggest display of popular support for climate action ever seen, and demand that their leaders take action.

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  • 19 Sep 2014

    "Collective sigh of relief" for business as Scotland decides to stay in the union

    Most businesses will be breathing "a collective sigh of relief" the UK's biggest business group said today, as the Scottish electorate rejected independence by 55 per cent to 45 per cent.

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  • 15 Sep 2014

    Green Deal: use tax incentives to rescue energy efficiency scheme, MPs urge

    Stamp duty discounts, variable council tax rates and other financial incentives should be offered to help households reduce energy bills and revive the Government’s flagship conservation initiative, a group of MPs has urged in a scathing report.

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  • 12 Sep 2014

    'Demand-side response': cheaper and greener than building new power plants, say MPs

    Britain risks locking itself into an expensive and unnecessary programme of power plant construction under flawed new policies being pursued by the Government, a key committee of MPs has warned.

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  • 11 Sep 2014

    Half of Brits want businesses to have to report on their social and environmental impact

    More than half of Britons want to see businesses legally obliged to report on the on the positive and negative impact they have on society or the communities in which they operate, results of a nationwide survey released today reveal.

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