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British businesses making sustainability top priority for 2014

NEW RESEARCH from Lloyds Bank reveals that a quarter of British SMEs plan to make sustainability a top priority for 2014.   The research also showed that over half of those surveyed recognise the cost benefits of implementing sustainable business practices and a third expect to increase their investment in sustainability over the next five…
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Low carbon procurement back on the menu

A GROUNDBREAKING partnership between public and private sector promises to create demand for lower-carbon products in the catering sector. Nick Hughes reports.   The shift towards a low carbon economy was one of the pillars of David Cameron’s promise - on becoming Prime Minister - to lead the “greenest government ever”. Fast forward two years…
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Low-carbon procurement is high value

NEW COMMITMENTS made by leading UK companies and government departments in three joint ‘Procurement Compacts’ will drive low carbon sourcing in more than £1bn of spending.   The new initiative, spearheaded by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, will demonstrate demand for…
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