The Renewable Energy Foundation (REF), claims Amber Rudd faces a potential renewables budget overspend of £1.5 billion a year – possibly even more – because of her predecessor Ed Davey’s largesse towards the green energy industry. But is this a fair assessment?
Today, GreenWise Business and Blue & Green Tomorrow announced they are uniting to create an independent sustainable publishing powerhouse. Our shared ambition is to help more people take sustainable investment and spending decisions while allowing more businesses to thrive in the fast-expanding green economy. To this end, Blue & Green, last week, launched on Crowdcube with a target to raise £260,000 in 44 days or less. So what’s our vision, what will we do with the Crowdcube investment and what can we achieve if people invest in us?
The reality is that much of our public art is funded by corporations who are out of step with putting our planet on a more sustainable footing. But, Human Nature is a new UK initiative that is trying to break the link between oil and art.
Collaboration between the occupier and the landlord is key to ensuring efficiently-designed buildings are sustainable, but it can be a difficult point to reach. Here are three three ways to help create a culture of collaboration to deliver increased value in every property.
If you’re struggling to think of things that could be addressed in your business energy policy, here are a number of points to keep in mind.
Crowdfunding provides a cost effective means of access to finance for SMEs as well as providing small investors with a more level and importantly more transparent playing field upon which to invest. So could it help drive a functioning capital markets union in Europe?
it’s not just large businesses, with money to invest into sustainable practices, that can write and implement their own energy policies – small businesses can too. Read our four benefits of having a business energy policy.
It’s not been an easy ride these past few years for those that have been prepared to take a leadership position on sustainability. But 2015 is shaping up to be the year of sustainability. Here are three reasons why it’s now time to take action on sustainability.
A Government report appears to pour cold water on the ‘green’ credentials of biomass boilers and a multi-million pound subsidy scheme to incentivise businesses and households to switch to them. So are biomass boilers a waste of money – and energy?
Business sustainability, biomass heating systems, fracking, water sustainability, prosumers, community energy and ethical finance were some of the themes that proved to be our most popular GreenWise blogs of 2014.