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SMEs across Europe should be able to benefit from the first funds from the new European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) before the summer said the Board of Governors of the European Investment Bank (EIB). This decision will allow for the pre-financing of SME projects linked to the Investment Plan for Europe.

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The Environment and Energy Awards are widely regarded as one of the highest accolades for sustainability in the UK corporate sector. Open to innovative green champions large and small, the awards help highlight green best practice across the UK.
See below for details of 2015's award categories and finalists.

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SMEs are often recognised for their role in building a thriving economy, but SMEs are increasing being hailed as essential to creating a greener and more equal society, argues Mark Hillsdon from Guardian Sustainable Business.

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Key tips for maximising your savings from solar photovoltaic panels.

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Ecologic Institute - Berlin, GreenEcoNet's German research partner, has released write-ups of their recent successful SME workshops in Düren (26th Nov) and Berlin (28th Nov).

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Choosing an installer for your solar panels can be daunting. This simple but detailed checklist includes the key points to look for when comparing companies, to ensure you make an informed decision.

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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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The winners of the European Business Awards for the Environment 2014/2015 were announced in Lyon on the evening of December 1st, and small businesses were among their ranks.

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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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This DōShort is the first book to address the business benefits and practicalities of sustainability reporting specifically for SMEs.

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