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  • Valeport Water
    Valeport

    Valeport unveils versatile new probe for multiple applications

    A unique new probe that combines the power of the SWiFT SVP and a turbidity sensor has been launched by leading British oceanographic and hydrographic instrument specialist, Valeport. 

  • BT Corporate Reports
    BT

    BT helps customers cut carbon emissions by 11.3 million tonnes

    BT’s annual Delivering our Purpose report, says its products helped customers cut their carbon emissions by 11.3 million tonnes. Revenue from these products totalled £5.3bn, representing 22 per cent of its total revenue last year.

  • Shared Interest Corporate Reports
    Shared Interest

    SOCIAL ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 2017

    Mary Coyle MBE, the Chair of Shared Interest, says: "I am pleased to report in this set of Social Accounts that we have made considerable progress in achieving the goals set out in our 2014 Strategic Review. This year our lending supported over 160 producer groups, helping almost 375,000 individuals in 60 countries, 30% of whom were women."

  • ABB Energy & Resource Management
    ABB

    Drives floor energy costs for high rise

    A 17-storey London office complex near Canary Wharf has dramatically reduced energy costs by using variable speed drive controlled pumps and fans.

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Business

The sustainable palm kernel oil market is experiencing a period of volatility due to uncertainty caused by two large producers of palm oil losing their Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification.

Depicting the timber taken from old growth tropical forest as a renewable natural resource is false in many cases claim researchers from the University of East Anglia, who show that some prime tropical hardwoods do not grow back to commercial levels and are at risk from disappearing altogether.

The trade body for the wood-burning stove industry, the Stove Industry Alliance, has committed its manufacturer members to start meeting stringent new green laws six years ahead of schedule for an industry sector that is basking in the heat of green glory.

Wood should be used primarily as a building material because it stores carbon finds a team of German-based researchers, coordinated by Technische Universitaet Muenchen.

This week, Sky is encouraging its 21 million customers across Europe to switch off their lights in support of WWF's Earth Hour, 8.30 - 9.30pm on Saturday 19th March, with the message "small changes make a world of difference".

20 companies from Italy's infuential Prato textile district simultaneously announced today in a press conference hosted by Greenpeace in Milan their commitment to Detox, the highest standard in toxic-free fashion production.

An Edinburgh-based small company has overcome the hurdles faced by developers of new green technologies by being the first in the UK to use an EU initiative to verify the product claims for its new agricultural light - called ALIS - that cuts energy consumption on farms by 90%.

A revolutionary British technology will mean using less soap when cleaning celebrity soap stars' costumes, because one of the best known launderers and dry cleaners for the famous in Manchester has adopted Xeros Bead Cleaning.

Workers will be able to make their own paper within the walls of their worklaces because Epson has developed the world's first compact office papermaking system capable of producing new paper from shredded waste paper without the use of water.

Nestlé has teamed up with Sheffield Hallam University to bring energy and resource efficiency to its massive ovens and to reduce milk wastage.

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