Tag Archive for 'london'

BYD’s electric buses enters service on busy commuter route in London

December 19th, 2013 by BYD Company Ltd

Two pure electric BYD ebuses were handed over to Transport for London on 18 December 2013 in a ceremony involving the Mayor of London’s Environment spokesman, operator Go-Ahead and BYD. The buses will operate on two central London routes, number 507 and 521, which operate between Victoria, Waterloo and London Bridge stations. The 12 metre […]

BMW i London showroom promotes sustainable mobility concepts

July 30th, 2012 by BMW Group

The ‘BMW i showroom‘ on Park Lane, London is displaying the lightweight all-electric BMW i3 Concept car, and the BMW i8, the revolutionary plug-in hybrid sports car, from 25 July 2012. Ian Robertson,  Member of the Board of BMW AG, said “BMW i Park Lane marks a completely new approach to the display and explanation […]

Guernsey ladies Walk the Walk to raise funds for breast cancer charity

May 17th, 2012 by Butterfield Bank Guernsey Ltd

Five Butterfield employees took part in Walk the Walk’s Moonwalk in London on 12 May 2012. Theresa Lenfestey, Lisa Le Gallez, Emma Gallienne, Sarah Ozanne and Sharon Marquand joined around 15,000 women putting on decorated bras and walking the length of a marathon around the streets of London on Saturday night. The walk started and […]

Ecobuild exhibition and seminars at ExCeL London- 20 to 22 March 2012

February 4th, 2012 by Events

Ecobuild, the world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment, takes place at London’s ExCeL from Tuesday 20 March to Thursday 22 March 2012. Over 1,500 suppliers will be exhibiting, from companies such as Saint-Gobain, BASF Construction Chemicals, Kingspan, Vaillant, and Worcester Bosch, to up and comers in Ecobuild’s Green shoots entrepreneurs’ […]

Course on engaging communities on climate change in London on 1 December 2011

November 16th, 2011 by Talk Action

Talk Action has organised a course from 10 am to 4 pm on 1 December 2011 at TCPA, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London for anyone looking to develop community activities for energy-saving, climate change and environmental issues. The course is being facilitated by Chris Church who has worked in the voluntary sector and as a […]

Corporate Responsibility Reporting & Communications Summit in London on 15 & 16 November 2011

October 9th, 2011 by Events

The Fifth Annual Corporate Responsibility Report and Communications Summit takes place in London on 15 and 16 November 2011.  

Ecomodo promotes sustainable living at UKAWARE in London

March 26th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Meriel Lenfestey and Tracy Currer of Ecomodo at the UKAWARE exhibition (click image to expand – ©RLLord) When Meriel Lenfestey, co-founder of the award winning social enterprise business Ecomodo, bicycled to work from her St. Martin home on a warm sunny morning she arrived in London a couple of hours later.  Her Brompton bicycle took her […]

Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute speaks at ecobuild 2011 about “Peak everything – the end of non-renewable resources”

March 9th, 2011 by Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg gave the following presentation to a packed audience at ecobuild on 1 March 2011. —– The premise of my new book, The End of Growth, which will be out in July 2011, is that world economic growth as we know it is hitting up against essential limits. I am going to argue that […]

Wave and Tidal energy conference and exhibition on 2 March 2011

February 16th, 2011 by Events

RenewableUK is organising the Wave & Tidal 2011 Conference and Exhibition to be held at the QEII Centre in Westminister, London. Over 40 companies active in the UK wave and tidal stream energy sector will be exhibiting.  To find out who is speaking at the conference please visit the Conference programme webpage. (click image to […]

News from Ecomodo – the launch of the London reuse network

September 25th, 2010 by Meriel

Ecomodo reports in their blog the launch of the London reuse network.  Ecomodo writes “currently there are too many quality items going to landfill (furniture, toys, appliances, wood, textile, electrical equipment, bicycles – you get the picture) so the idea of the LRN is to create an integrated reuse service for London delivered through a […]