A changing business climate

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It would be hard to miss current media coverage about climate change around the Copenhagen summit, (7-18th December 2009), where the United Nations will try to agree global targets to tackle greenhouse gas emissions. Scientists predict that global warming will cause potentially catastrophic changes in the world around us over the course of this century, including extreme weather, sea level rise, water …

Launch of ‘Saving money – it’s your business’ campaign

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Have a look at the new campaign launched yesterday (4/11/09) by Defra at the WRAP annual conference.  The ‘Saving money – it’s your business’ campaign will show how £6.4 billion could be saved by businesses every year taking simple money-saving steps. Let me know what you think: is this something you could work on in your business? Have you made …

Tips on avoiding greenwash

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Green actions speak louder than words Greenwash is what organisations or individuals do, sometimes with the best intentions, to persuade their audience that their actions are environmentally more acceptable. You can find greenwash anywhere: on websites, in brochures, annual reports, tender documents, articles, press releases, in meetings and presentations. It can be difficult to spot. Ambiguous messages, vague or unsubstantiated …

Green web awards

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Nigel’s Eco Store has just launched their second Green Web Awards, celebrating the best green websites, social media and digital activity in 2009. Nominate your favourite green site here – by 16th November 2009.

Greenmetrics website online

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Welcome to the new Greenmetrics website. Launched today Greenmetrics specialises in corporate responsibility and environmental performance measurement and reporting. This means we provide practical and realistic advice for businesses in corporate social responsibility, stakeholder relationships and environmental management, and help you to document and publish your progress and achievements. Our new website runs completely on Wind Power thanks to our …