Blog Archives

07.09.15

Resilient investments for a low carbon future

Helene Winch, investment specialist at Low Carbon shares her thoughts on divestment and why the finance community should look to make more responsible investments for a low carbon future.

It’s hard to ignore the widespread, global attention that the divestment movement is generating. Bill Gates, Rockefeller Foundation and the Norwegian government are a few of the high-profile individuals and institutions openly supporting divesting from fossil fuels. Such positive action can only help in combatting the negative effects of climate change.

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19.08.15

Time to Shine for Land Rover BAR and Low Carbon

Here at Low Carbon, we’ve been working closely with the Land Rover BAR sailing team to kit out their new headquarters in Portsmouth with over 400 high capacity solar panels.

Now up and running, the home of Land Rover BAR has a capacity of 114kW and will contribute approximately 130,000kWh of clean energy per year towards the team’s energy needs. That’s enough to power more than 40 homes and could help to save over 60 tonnes of CO2 annually.

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08.05.15

Will the sporting industry win the sustainability race?

Roy Bedlow, Chief Executive  of Low Carbon, explores the reasons why the worlds of sport and sustainability would create the ultimate team

We live in the age of the customer. Never have we demanded so much of the organisations we follow, invest in or work for. Demonstrating a level of corporate responsibility is therefore paramount for any company in today’s consumer-centric climate.

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07.01.15

Low Carbon launch partnership with Ben Ainslie Racing

Low Carbon has teamed up with Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) to ensure the team’s headquarters is powered by the latest high efficient solar photovoltaic (PV) technology.

The partnership will support BAR’s efforts to run a sustainable team, and will also see the their HQ awarded the BREEAM ‘Excellent’ status – the hallmark of excellence in sustainable building.

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