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A Global Energy Marketplace

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A new renewable energy marketplace has been launched to allow large and medium energy users all round the world to source and buy clean energy. RE-search, launched by London-based tech company The Ecompany Ltd, is a global marketplace...... Read full article

Octopus Energy

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Octopus Energy is a new breed of energy supplier – an energy tech company that, thanks to its incredibly agile offering, has brought a new and refreshing perspective to a tired industry. Its new digital customer service platforms mean that..... Read full article

Ethical Weddings

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Weddings can cost the Earth, and not just in monetary terms. On top of the food waste and carbon footprint of guests’ journeys, an average UK wedding generates around 18kg of waste plastic. If we cleaned up the whole sector, from the fake confetti...... Read full article

Going Bold

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Suma has always been two things: fair and vegetarian. Those decisions were made over 40 years ago by a group of liberally minded people who wanted to change the world. The cooperative was built serving wholefood stores and food co-ops... Read full article

Love Your Clothes

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In 2011, Patagonia placed an unusual Black Friday ad in The New York Times. Above a large image of its R2® Jacket ran the heading: Don’t buy this jacket. The advert asked readers ‘to buy less and to reflect before you spend a dime on this jacket'... Read full article

Tony Juniper and Natural England

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Yesterday (06 February), Michael Gove announced that Tony Juniper CBE is the government’s preferred candidate for the post of chair of Natural England, the government’s advisor for the natural environment in England.... Read full article

A Law Against Ecocide

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On the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, British barrister Polly Higgins said it’s time for a new criminal law of Ecocide to protect the rights of the Earth. As COP24 negotiators squabbled & failed to accept the IPCC...... Read full article

Boycott Fast Fashion

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On 09 November, an open letter by British MPs from the Environmental Audit Committee urged online fashion giants Amazon UK, ASOS, Boohoo, Misguided and PrettyLittleThing to disclose the environmental and social impact of their businesses ahead of...... Read full article

Dying for a Biscuit

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Today (19 November), 30 Greenpeace UK volunteers recreated a life-size burnt and smouldering rainforest, complete with lifelike animatronic orangutan, at the main entrance to the corporate headquarters of Mondelez, makers of Oreo cookies... Read full article

Sourcing with Respect

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The scientific community is convinced that human influences are causing species to become extinct at up to 1,000 times the rate that natural conditions would cause. Many of the manmade causes of biodiversity loss are widely known: the degradation...... Read full article

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