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16 July 2007

Companies often exaggerate benefits of carbon trading schemes, says UK documentary

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16 July 2007

Great Green Smokescreen

Author: Tom Clarke, Channel 4 News [UK]

Channel 4 News Science Correspondent Tom Clarke dissects the many 'solutions' to global warming being marketed to consumers, from tree planting and carbon offsetting to green energy tariffs. [refers to Barclays, HSBC, Sky (part of British Sky...

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22 June 2007

Goldman Sachs launches "GS Sustain" -- list of 44 firms it believes will outperform for environmental/social reasons

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22 June 2007

[PDF] full report: "GS Sustain"

Author: Goldman Sachs

The GS SUSTAIN focus list is aimed at long-term, long only performance, with a low turnover of ideas. It incorporates 21 identified winners from mature industries, which are set to undergo structural change or maintain a leadership position, and 23...

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1 June 2007

[PDF] F&C Guide to Carbon Offsetting

Author: F&C Investments

A growing number of companies – including F&C – are choosing to offset their carbon emissions. But at the same time, questions are being raised about the integrity of offsetting schemes. This briefing sets out the potential benefits as well as...

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31 May 2007

Executives warm to carbon reductions [UK]

Author: John Willman, FT

...BSkyB decided in January 2006 to become the first media company to become carbon neutral...Within five months, it had hit the target - the satellite broadcaster now uses 100 per cent renewable electricity for all BSkyB-owned UK sites and has...

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24 April 2007

UK Companies Unite to Help Fight Climate Change

Author: Reuters

Eight leading companies [Tesco, B&Q (part of Kingfisher), Royal & Sun Alliance, BSkyB, O2 (part of Telefónica), Marks & Spencer, British Gas (part of Centrica), Barclaycard] united to fight global warming...by offering British consumers...

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26 March 2007

Offsetting emissions – The carbon con? [UK]

Author: Ethical Corporation

It is now the done thing for climate-conscious companies and consumers, but carbon offsetting is by no means straightforward and its effectiveness is far from certain...just £14 buys…a holiday that promises not to harm the planet...the UK firm Climate...

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25 March 2007

Green giants join forces to fight carbon emissions [UK]

Author: Geoffrey Lean, The Independent

Forty top British companies will next week launch an unprecedented campaign to shrink Britain's carbon footprint, by cutting their own energy use and trying to turn "green consumerism into a mass movement". They will introduce promotions and new...

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19 February 2007

Show 'hidden emissions', UK urged

Author: Richard Black, BBC

Official greenhouse gas figures hugely underestimate Britain's contribution to climate change, a report concludes. Christian Aid says adding in emissions from UK-funded operations in other countries would raise the UK's share of the global total from...

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