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Maximising floor space is good for any business. It makes your workplace look more appealing to clients, calms the stress levels of your staff members and improve their efficiency. But more importantly, an office that’s less cramped is more likely to be optimised to help the environment.
In an ideal world, there’ll be a time when the term 'eco-office’ will seem as dated as 'gramophone’ or 'picture house’. If the world can wake up and see the impact their actions are having on the planet, then every business will become eco-friendly.
One of the big obstacles to the uptake of electric vehicles by the masses is the cost of batteries. They need to be big enough to store enough energy for hundreds of miles of driving between charges, yet light enough to not be a drain on the cars carrying them.
Robinson & Lawlor believe their skills add real value to projects that will allow them to continue their growth into 2016 and beyond, despite the unpredictable future of renewables.
We live in a much more environmentally conscious age and it’s crucial for everyone to try and do their bit to ensure the longevity of this planet.
Some of Britain’s most powerful solar executives have accused the government of mounting an ideologically driven campaign against their industry which has driven it into crisis.
There are a lot of good reasons why your company should be looking to operate in as green a way as possible, and not all of them are connected to social responsibility.
In 2015 Bristol was the first city to be awarded the European Green Capital Award. The European Green Capital Award’s aim is to encourage and support European cities to make eco-friendly advances and to create schemes that are beneficial to the overall environment. It is rewarded to cities that have already tackled environmental problems, but the award is intended more towards spurring the winning city into dedicating many future environmentally friendly initiatives.
Volkswagen was among companies warned in February they could risk fines for failing to meet stringent emissions targets, writes James Hulse, head of investor initiatives at CDP.
Rolf Huber, md, the Siemens Foundation, explains how the solutions submitted to the Siemens Foundation’s 'empowering people. Award 2015’ are becoming sustainable businesses in developing regions.
In trendy, hipster London or New York, it's all about juicing, vegan diets and snacking on kale crisps. Thousands of miles away, in Nairobi or Bogota, the middle classes are more likely to reach for roasted goat or a juicy steak.
Fewer than half (46 per cent) of the chief executives of the world’s largest companies say a binding agreement on climate change at the UN’s climate summit in Paris will push them to prioritise the issue, according to new research by PwC.
It’s territorial, chippy and punches above its weight – and that’s why Britons have voted for the robin to be the country’s national bird, according to the organiser of a nationwide poll.
Nearly a million people are employed in the green business sector in the UK, but few would realise it from the debates so far in the 2015 general election.