World Book Day: Environment and sustainability books

To celebrate World Book Day I have collated a directory of environmental and sustainability must reads! You can find the link to download the full listing at the bottom of this entry. The directory rounds-up books from a range of genres and subjects, including climate change, environment, sustainability, activism, politics, economy and business. Seminal works are featured on this list, […]

Environment and sustainability films and documentaries

In the run up to next week’s Sheffield Doc/Fest I have compiled a listing of environment and sustainability films and documentaries currently in circulation. You can find the link to download the full listing at the bottom of this entry. This directory displays films from a range of subjects including climate change, environment, sustainability, activism, politics, economy and business. You […]

Shambala – Leading sustainability light on the UK festival circuit

With the UK festival season now in full swing I wanted to delve deeper and reflect on what really makes a festival sustainable.

Energy Seminar – navigating barriers to energy cost control and storage

On 28 January, the EAUC with support from Clean Power Solutions held an energy seminar at the Chimneys Hotel and Conference Centre, Cheshire. This seminar looked to explore and share solutions and expertise from other institutions in areas, such as energy cost control and storage, key energy technologies and carbon management planning. There was a […]

ifs Financial Sustainability Symposium

On 1 October, I attended The London Institute of Banking & Finance (formerly ifs University College) Financial Sustainability Symposium in London. The day programme was packed with inspiring speakers from those working in financial sustainability and sustainable business. There was a short welcome and introduction from Darran Messem, Managing Director, Carbon Trust Certification. He looked at how […]

Lucideon’s Sustainability Workshop: Gaining a Competitive Edge

Last Friday Lucideon held a sustainability workshop at their Stoke headquarters. The aim of the workshop was to explore and capitalise on aspects of sustainability in order to gain a competitive edge. There was a short welcome and introduction from Tony Kinsella, CEO, Lucideon. This was then followed by Andrew Smith, Head of Sustainability & […]

2015 guide to the top international sustainable and green festivals

With the summer festival season now upon us, I have been looking in-depth at ten of the most sustainable or eco-friendly events taking place outside of the UK in 2015. Here is a rundown and mini-guide to the most sustainable festivals in the world you should explore or even visit this year, glancing briefly at […]

Cowes Week 2014: sustainability unwrapped at world famous sailing regatta

A spectacular highlight of Britain’s sporting calendar, the annual racing regatta of Cowes Week is set to open with a ‘Green Blue Day’ on Saturday, which will encourage acts of sustainability, and provide a platform to raise awareness of the impact of boating on the environment. Cowes Week has a glorious history and tradition as […]

Sustainable Investment Bootcamp, Edinburgh – review

Blue & Green Tomorrow hosted a Sustainable Investment Bootcamp for financial advisers on June 26 in Edinburgh. Four leading funds presented and discussed a range of sustainable and responsible investment themes to a number of interested advisers, which was hosted by Standard Life in its central Edinburgh office. The bootcamp was the third of six […]

Philanthropy is about giving ‘a hand up, rather than a handout’

David Krantz from the Centre for Responsible Travel (CREST) speaks with Seth Kirby about its Travellers’ Philanthropy programme – where tourism businesses and travellers are going to extraordinary lengths. How would you define philanthropy? When we refer to philanthropy, we’re really talking about giving back through time, talent or treasure. Time and talent refer to […]