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Innocent advertisement barred for greenwashing

Innocent advertisement barred for greenwashing: Innocent cannot depend on its brand name this time, as the beverage business has been accused of greenwashing in a recent television commercial. The advertisement was prohibited because it made false statements about how the earth is being contaminated and how people’s food choices are contributing to this. Greenwashing occurs…
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Campainers protest Drax over risking worker’s health

Campainers protest Drax over risking worker’s health: Climate justice campaigners have been demonstrating online and outside Leeds Crown Court today in support of health and safety charges against Drax Power Station – the UK’s single largest carbon emitter [1] and the world’s biggest wood-burning power station [2] – and to stand in solidarity with its…
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Renewable Energy Essential To Sustainability Strategies

Renewable Energy Essential To Sustainability Strategies

Renewable Energy Essential To Sustainability Strategies: Oslo, 2.12.21 – Large companies from across the world are embracing renewable energy as a part of their sustainability strategies, according to the ECOHZ sponsored Renewable Energy Insight Survey, released today. The results also highlight the importance of reporting frameworks, such as the Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG-P) and the…
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Drax ‘burns its way through COP’ – campaigners protest

Glasgow, 10th November 2021 Drax ‘burns its way through COP’ – campaigners protest: Climate justice campaigners have been taking part in demonstrations at COP26 in Glasgow today outside a World Bioenergy Association event featuring Drax, and other bioenergy industry executives, to call for an end to Drax Power Station’s greenwashing of tree burning for energy.…
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Open dialogue is required for businesses to reach net zero

Open dialogue is required for businesses to reach net zero: An increasing number of businesses are looking to reduce their emissions and become sustainable to align with the government’s net zero strategy. Setting targets is crucial for companies with complexity across sectors, technologies and business structures. However, this is often the easy part, according to…
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Green certificate prices keep rising amid BEIS proposals

Green certificate prices keep rising amid BEIS proposals: The latest research from Cornwall Insight‘s ‘Green certificate survey’ shows Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGOs) prices have risen significantly in recent months, with average reported prices of £1.35/REGO for Fuel Mix Disclosure (FMD) 2021-22 and £1.41/REGO for FMD 2022-23. This is 228% and 214% higher, respectively,…
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Harsher rules to stop energy firms greenwashing will be set

Harsher rules to stop energy firms greenwashing will be set: The government is allegedly deliberating putting new rules in place to further halt greenwashing arising from energy businesses. As reported from The Telegraph, the new government restraint will focus on energy deals that are not as green as they declare to be. The report alleges…
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Renewables Gas Guarantees of Origins certificate price fall

Renewables Gas Guarantees of Origins certificate price fall

Renewables Gas Guarantees of Origins certificate price fall: Results from Cornwall Insight‘s latest Green Certificates Survey indicate the price of Renewables Gas Guarantees of Origin (RGGO) certificates continues to fall. Relative to the March 2020 survey, the average reported RGGO price has fallen 30% to ~£6/MWh for 2019 vintage RGGOs and dropped 15% to ~£7/MWh…
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