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Small businesses have the potential to drive the green economy from the ground up. Here's how.

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Darwin's Home, a UK sustainable interiors SME, has been awarded a Green Apple Award for Best Environmental Practice in the Retail category. Darwin's Home received the award for its sustainable principles as well as the execution of their work.

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Last week, Canada's Small Business Week took place. It was shown how small businesses can put a sustainable procurement policy into place, and how they can go beyond compliance to environmental standards by exceeding regulatory frameworks.

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This week the Green Economy Coalition brought together leaders from business, finance, civil society, UN, research and policy to discuss different dimensions of the green economy transition. It turned out that everyone was interested in small businesses...

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A group of SMEs in the Twente region in the eastern Netherlands plans to develop the 'Dream House': the sustainable house of the future. The house, using innovative concepts with regard to for example energy and waste, should set an example for all houses in the region.

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What does a company making fence posts in Kenya and a family run hair salon based in Scotland have in common? Apparently rather a lot...

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Do the pro-environmental behaviour messages and programmes undertaken by business influence the actions of their workers in other contexts? Do pro-environmental messages stick to the place or the person?

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New research from AXA healthcare insurer shows that going green can help staff and employees stay healthy

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