News – July 2011

Chair of the advisory group of the Green Investment Bank appointed

Sir Adrian Montague CBE has been appointed Chair of the advisory group of the Green Investment Bank. He is currently the non-executive Chairman of 3i, Michael Page International plc, Anglian Water Group Ltd and CellMark Investments AB of Gothenburg. and a non-executive director of Skanksa AB of Stockholm. He is well known and respected in the City, and has a great deal of experience of working with the public sector.

Gore to address energy conference

World-renowned climate change campaigner, Nobel Laureate and former US Vice-President Al Gore – was today confirmed as a keynote speaker at the Scottish Low Carbon Investment Conference.

£50 trillion needs to be spent on going green if world is to avert 'major planetary catastrophe’

Almost £50 trillion must be spent on green technology over the coming decades if the world is to avert a “major planetary catastrophe”, the United Nations has claimed.

SBC’s Carbon Masters Programme identifies key savings for Scottish business

Scottish Business in the Community (SBC), Edinburgh University and the Carbon Trust have teamed up to deliver an innovative project aimed at measuring, managing and ultimately reducing business carbon emissions.

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