Green Business

NDB issues first bonds to fund green plans
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The New Development Bank (NDB) – which has been established by BRICS nations to fund their development projects – has issued its first bonds to support clean energy projects in member states. The NDB has reportedly sold three billion in yuan-denominated green bonds ($449 million) on China’s interbank market on Monday. The five-year green bonds […]

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Brexit poses a significant risk to UK green businesses, questions need answering
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There are now less than two months to the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU and for me it is hard to think of a more important vote I have ever cast. I'm sure if I lived in Scotland the referendum of two years ago would have rivalled for the …

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UK 'green' sushi business sees profit soar in 2015
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UK-based retail sushi supplier Ichiban UK reported a strong leap in turnover and profits in its first full year of operating. For the year ended Sept. 30 2015, it was comparing results to a period of only nine months of operating in 2014. Helped in …

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BHS seeks Sports Direct lifeline as it heads for collapse
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With the business running out of cash, Gordon Brothers is understood to have offered strict terms on a loan, including upfront fees and less money than initially hoped. Talks with Gordon Brothers were already complex because Green needed to release …

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Carbon Trust launches energy saving Green Business Fund
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An Opus Energy's Business Boost report showed that the majority of UK SMEs are keen to be supply renewable energy because of its smaller environmental impact and ability to enhance green credentials. The launch of the Carbon Trust's Green Business …

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Ed Davey warns Brexit would be bad for UK's green businesses
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He added that if Britain does vote to leave on 23 June, green businesses “better have a good export strategy”. Drawing on his experience during his stint as energy and climate change secretary, Davey warned that giving up the UK's involvement in …

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EU membership has fast-tracked UK progress on environment, MPs conclude
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Creagh also highlighted the green business boost the UK has gained from its EU membership. "We had written evidence where we heard how UK bus companies were now being invited into China to help with retrofitting on diesel buses for example, so it's …

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EU referendum: UK risks losing energy and climate policy influence
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While the government leaflet does not focus specifically on environment, energy and climate policy it comes just a day after two leading green think tanks, Green Alliance and E3G, published a briefing paper exploring the green business case for …

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Green Business Fund launched to cut costs and save energy for UK businesses
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To date, the Carbon Trust say it has saved British business £5.5billion and 55Mt CO2 through advice and financial support. The Carbon Trust is holding a workshop to enable small and medium sized businesses to learn more about the Green Business Fund, …

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