GIB must continue to engage in green infrastructure projects, urges Aldersgate Group

The UK government must ensure it has a clear strategy in place to attract private finance to deliver its environmental and low carbon policy objectives, said Nick Molho, executive director of the Aldersgate Group, responding to the announcement that the UK government has sold the Green Investment Bank to Australian investment banking group, Macquarie.

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Important to put impact of drinks bottles and coffee cups into context, urges INCPEN

INCPEN – the Industry Council for research on Packaging & the Environment – has submitted written evidence to parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee for its inquiry into the effects on the environment of disposable drinks packaging, focusing in particular on the impact of plastic bottles and coffee cups, says INCPEN director Jane Bickerstaffe.

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Southern Sustainability Partnership 2017 one-day conference - 27/04/2017

The Southern Sustainability Partnership invites businesses to join them for the 2017 one-day Conference in April. The conference is designed to encourage smarter thinking and the adoption of procedures that will strengthen businesses through controlling costs, retaining customers, completing tenders and attracting quality, motivated staff. It is designed to highlight how adopting a greener strategy will future-proof organisations and create a solid platform for growth.

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