Monthly Archives: January 2012

Property Sector Commits to Green Vision for 2012

Cutting Costs and Carbon Kicking off a new series of seminars and knowledge sharing, Green Vision, the sustainable networking organisation for the property and construction sector, is hosting its first event of the year this week, with ‘Green Building Drivers … Continue reading

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Constructing CSR iTransparency

I have commented elsewhere on this blog that ‘transparency’, driven by the increasingly easy access to information and the seemingly ubiquitous use of social media, could well become a central theme and driver for sustainability and CSR during 2012 and beyond. Last week Apple released … Continue reading

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Summary of Green Deal Consultation Responses

A Summary of Green Deal Consultation Responses collated via twitter: The public consultation process for Green Deal closed last Wednesday with DECC reporting over 600 responses. It will be interesting how DECC make sense of all. A quick read through … Continue reading

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Green Deal Needs a Radical Boost to Succeed, warns Federation of Master Builders

Yesterdays, press release from the FMB illustrates the frustation developing within Green Deal and hindering preparation for Green Deal and addressing the requirements of PAS 2030 and Code of Practice. These are the same frustrations I hear from green deal … Continue reading

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Green Deal – heading for failure or success?

There has been a spate of interesting “Green Deal will fail articles” recently, for example DECC research suggests Green Deal will flop from Business Green Green deal suffers setback as loft insulations set to plummet from the Guardian and on George … Continue reading

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#GreenSkills a serious barrier

The RAE (Royal Academy of Engineering) have today published their report: Heat: Degrees of Comfort, Options for heating home in a low carbon economy.  There is no possibility that the UK can meet its 2050 target for CO2 emissions without a fundamental change … Continue reading

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Where Greendeal will succeed …

We are now some 9 months away from Green Deal going live in the UK.  Whether or not the initiative meets its very ambitous, even courageous aims, and manages to unravel its complexities and confusions,  be assured Green Deal could … Continue reading

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