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UK cleantech start-ups are being left high and dry, posing a serious risk to green innovation in the UK and the country’s ability to decarbonise, a new report warns.
From sustainable food initiatives, to carbon credit scams, GreenWise gives you a run-down of its top 10 green business stories of 2012.
The lifeblood of the UK economy – Britain’s small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) – is feeling the pressure of increasing costs of raw materials, with more than one in four SMEs facing cost-cutting measures because of the resources crunch.
A recycling firm is seeking an inquiry by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) into alleged abuses within the electrical equipment recycling sector.
Green energy firms account for 25 per cent of Britain’s top 20 fastest growing private enterprises in terms of sales, a survey of growth companies in the UK reveals.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has opened the online portal where Green Deal Providers must register if they want to take part in the £125 million cashback scheme for the Government’s national energy efficiency programme.
The so-called independent regulator of the Green Deal programme is actually controlled and owned by the 'Big 6' energy companies, ClickGreen can reveal.
Small businesses in the UK’s sustainable construction sector are lacking vital support to enable the transition to greener building practices, according to a new survey of green entrepreneurs by the University of Hull.
The team behind GreenWise has launched a content marketing agency to address the growing need within the green business sector to build recognised brands that connect with their customers through corporate storytelling and micro-publishing.
Officials at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) are to hold their second Green Deal roadshow for businesses in October.
Shell’s long-running award scheme that champions British low carbon innnovations has opened for entries – with £40,000 up for grabs for the winning idea.
Smaller businesses are failing to capitalise on 'quick win' energy savings because workers are "passing the buck" when it comes to energy efficiency, according to new research by E.ON.
The Government is inviting applications for the first tranche of a new £35 million fund, which aims to speed up the commercialisation of innovative low carbon energy technologies.
More than 200 solar installation companies have written to the administrators of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), objecting to their proposals to introduce more training requirements, paperwork and oral assessments for installers.
Corporates fought for the chance to work on London 201. But will the Games help companies become better businesses. Robin Yapp reports.