Campaigning for a greener future

Companies and Organisations

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There are many companies and organisations across the globe, all offering different products and services, and they’re all fighting for our attention. Corporate responsibility and green credentials are used by many to appeal to our consciences and persuade us that they are the ethical choice. This section aims to highlight the areas of good practice and condemn companies who should be doing more to protect and promote the environment.

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Shop Smart, Shop Local – The Cheshire Ladders Mantra

Shopping locally is a great way to keep variety on the high street and support independent businesses trying to make a living.

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Find Suzanne’s Organic Chocolates at the End of the Rainbow

We love chocolate (who doesn't?

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SEEDBALL – Transforming Urban Spaces With Wildflowers

Encouraging wildlife into gardens and the wider environment is something close to our hearts.

Andy Dayus - Head of Renewables Operations at Opus Energy

Opus Energy: Powering Businesses With Renewables

Opus Energy is one of the UK’s fastest growing companies providing gas and electricity to the business market in the UK.

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Meet The Super Heroes of the Advertising World

When we heard about a new advertising agency who want to carve out a different path and stand out from the crowd by being ethical and only representing businesses that met with their ethical ideals, we had to meet them.

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Going Paper Free to Green Your Business

Given the already unrelenting amount of economic strain that small businesses have been under in recent years, it’s perhaps no surprise that the notion of cultivating an ‘eco-friendly’ workplace, has been somewhat subdued in recent years.

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Netatmo Weather Station Review

We were lucky enough to be offered a personal weather station from Netatmo to review.

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Voluntary Reporting on Carbon Emissions Yields Positive Results

Although not yet compulsory, a number of companies have voluntarily been auditing and reporting on their carbon emissions, and many companies are seeing the benefits, a report commissioned by the government has revealed.

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Choosing Green Printing to Help the Environment

Few of us know that while we think our machines are sleeping, they are actually leeching 25% of the power that they consume from us.

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Boosting Your Business by Going Green

In the past, it seemed like anyone who suggested recycling or using greener methods of production was called a tree hugging hippie.

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The Observer Ethical Awards 2010 Launched in Conjunction With Ecover

The fifth year of The Observer Ethical Awards launches today and will give recognition to green projects and people for their involvement in ethical initiatives throughout the past 12 months.

Staffordshire University Rewards Staff For Promoting Sustainability

At the annual 'celebrating staff success' event held by Staffordshire University, a new category for this year's event saw staff being presented with awards for sustainability.

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WRAP Research Indicates Waste Wood Demand Will Outstrip Supply

A new study conducted by WRAP, Waste & Resources Action Programme, published on 28th August 2009, has identified that demand for waste wood will outstrip supply in the next few years.

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People and Planet Unveil 2009 Green University League Table

The 2009 green university league table, compiled annually since 2007 by People and Planet as part of their 'Go Green' campaign to celebrate universities' environmental performance, has been unveiled this week.