Ivan Smiljkovic: A Bank with a Clear Development Orientation always Stands with Business People

The professional Jury of Novi Sad fair declared this year ProCredit Bank as the best bank in agribusiness standing commitment of this financial institution to support domestic agricultural producers who persistently and patiently develop their business. With Ivan Smiljković, a member of the Executive Board at ProCredit Bank, we discussed a trend of growing interest …

EA Technology Promises to Become Carbon Neutral Business

Cheshire-based energy networks firms EA Technology has promised to go “carbon neutral“, unveiling a seven point plan on Friday to slash its company emissions across heating, lighting and transport. The firm, which specialises in managing electricity assets, has set out a ‘Carbon Action Plan’ it claims will radically boost its energy self-sufficiency and save thousands …

Lancaster (California) Is “Solar Power Capital Of The Universe”

Lancaster, California, produces more solar power per capita than any other city in the state. Devastated by the recession of 2009, when unemployment rose to 17%, the city has made its commitment to solar the basis of its economic rebirth. Today it is home to the BYD truck and bus factory, which just finished an …

EP100: H&M Dresses for Energy-Saving Success

Fashion retail giant and US-based LED lighting manufacturer Cree have become the latest two high profile firms to pledge to double their energy productivity under the EP100 initiative. The EP100 scheme, which is led by The Climate Group, is a sister campaign to the RE100 initiative that sees firms commit to sourcing 100 per cent …

Etsy Sets Global Zero Waste Goal

Online handmade items marketplace Etsy has announced plans to secure ‘zero waste’ status across its global operations, following news it has achieved Living Building Challenge sustainability certification for its new headquarters in New York City. The tech company claims its new Brooklyn HQ is now the largest building in the world with rigorous LBC ‘Petal’ …

Ford Extends Green Supply Chain Program to 1,100 Sites

Ford has revealed it is now working with more than 40 companies across 40 countries to reduce the environmental impact of its supply chain. The auto giant yesterday provided an update on its voluntary Partnership for A Cleaner Environment (PACE), which was launched two years ago with a view to working with key suppliers to …

More than 70 Per Cent of Councils Lack ‘Solar Strategy’

Hundreds of local councils across the country have no official strategy for solar deployment and do not plan to add any new solar power to their portfolio in the next five years, a series of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests has revealed. Data obtained from 332 local authorities by LG Electronics reveals 71 per cent …