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An automotive systems and components manufacturer in the West Midlands is proving energy-intensive businesses can be sustainability leaders – whatever their size.
Siemens is to double its investment in a wind turbine manufacturing plant in the UK, creating 1000 jobs.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is on the hunt for innovative ideas and "garage-tested" green solutions that could enable the bank to become more resource efficient and, it says, help small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) get their products to market more successfully.
An advertising campaign, supported by the Eden Project, is running across the London Underground, on tube platforms and the DLR, to promote sustainability to businesses in the capital and a new green certification programme.
Small businesses are facing a bill of three quarters of million pounds as a result of the extreme weather that has devastated large parts of England this winter, according to figures released today by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
The Green Investment Bank (GIB) has teamed up with France’s Societe Generale to create a £50 million fund to help unlock non-domestic energy efficiency projects in the UK.
The European division of Interface, the pioneering sustainable carpet manufacturer, has cut its carbon emissions by 90 per cent and reduced its water usage by 95 per cent.
Global furniture retailer IKEA is generating more than a quarter of its electricity needs from renewable energy, according to its first progress report since launching its 2020 sustainability goals a year ago.
The final tranche of the Government’s Energy Entrepreneurs Fund has opened for small businesses with innovative low carbon energy ideas that can help cut the cost of consumer bills.
UK small businesses can now access energy efficiency loans and energy saving advice from one of Britain’s biggest banks.
Leading insulation manufacturer Kingspan has launched a new "fully-funded" solar energy solution in a bid to get more businesses to harvest the energy from the sun from their rooftops.
Business are facing lower growth prospects and are considering cutting the number of people they employ because of energy price increases, according to a new survey.
Onsite renewable and low carbon energy generation - also known as decentralised energy – will contribute 14 per cent of the UK’s energy needs by 2030 and save businesses that invest in it tens of billions of pounds, a new report has found.
Businesses could receive financial incentives for reducing the amount of electricity they use through a new Government pilot worth at least £20 million.
The crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has radiation leaks strong enough to deliver a fatal dose within hours, Japanese authorities have revealed, as the Government prepares to step in to help contain leaks of highly toxic water at the site.