Bloomberg’s London HQ ‘world’s most sustainable office building’

  Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in London is claimed to have been rated the world’s most sustainable office building. It has achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating by BREEAM, the body in charge of awarding green credentials, with a 98.5% score – the “highest to have been achieved by any major office development”. The US media and […]

Bloomberg to become 100% renewable by 2025

Giant financial software and data firm Bloomberg has announced it aims to source 100% of its electricity from renewables. The company has joined the RE100 initiative and plans to achieve the goal by 2025. The firm claims the decision follows ongoing efforts to prove that sustainable business practices are good for the environment and for businesses. A total […]

Apple knocks Exxon off the shelf

Apple knocked energy giant Exxon off its perch as the world’s most valuable company, albeit just for yesterday afternoon. The technology supplier rose to the top of the stock market and then settled at second place although many think it won’t be long until it overtakes Exxon again. Apple shares rose as much as 6.1% […]

ConocoPhilips profits fall

Higher crude prices and refining margins helped compensate shrinking production. Earnings from producing oil and gas climbed 72% from a year earlier to $2.5 billion in the second quarter. That came as ConocoPhillips said output of oil and natural gas fell 5.4%. ConocoPhillips, the third-largest U.S. oil company, reported that its net income fell to […]

Cautious welcome for Green Bank £1bn

Yesterday’s announcement in the Spending Review that there would be £1bn allocated to funding a Green Investment Bank has been cautiously welcomed by industry players. RenewableUK’s director of policy Gordon Edge said: “The announcement of the Green Investment Bank is an important signal of the government’s commitment to developing a low-carbon economy. “However, it’s important […]