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How to get started with EU chemicals legislation

04 September 2015

ECHA has published new support pages and an introductory guide  “Chemical safety in your business – Introduction for SMEs” [pdf, 1.65MB] helping companies which are not yet familiar with the European chemicals legislation to understand their obligations. The web pages provide easy step-by-step information in 23 EU languages for manufacturers, importers, distributors and users of [...]

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Sustainability and what it means to The Little Milk Company

04 September 2015

The journey that the farmers have taken is a story of sustainable food production, from local Irish sources, to create a range of products that taste great, are sustainable, good for the environment and are exported all over the world. By their nature the farmers of the The Little Milk Company have shown a commitment [...]

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Quinn gets green light for €300m power plant in Louth

02 September 2015

The proposed 450 megawatt combined cycle gas turbine in Co Louth was finally given the go ahead by An Bord Pleanala yesterday after a delay of several months. The 14-acre site at Toomes is close to both a 220 kv connection to the national grid and to the N-S interconnector gas pipeline. It will be [...]

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Host in Ireland President, Garry Connolly, to Keynote at Sustainable Processing 2015

01 September 2015

Host in Ireland, a marketing initiative created to drive interest in hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces its President and Founder, Garry Connolly, will deliver the keynote during Sustainable Processing 2015, an Irish industry event hosted by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).  Mr. Connolly will explore Ireland’s evolving data center industry during [...]

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Carlow Kilkenny Energy Agency fighting Climate Change

31 August 2015

Carlow Kilkenny Energy Agency (CKEA) is creating the first Irish Local Energy Hub to help combat Climate Change and encourage Low-Carbon Development. The Local Energy Hub is part of the major European initiative: Data4Action. Combating Climate Change For the first time in Ireland, Carlow Kilkenny Local Energy Hub will collect annual energy consumption data from [...]

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Limerick software player AMCS raises €45m in latest investment

31 August 2015

Limerick-based software player AMCS, which focuses on ERP and SaaS software for the global waste and recycling industry, raised €45m this week in a new investment round led by New York VC Insight Venture Partners and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund. The investment will fuel AMCS’s global expansion into the high-growth waste, material processing and [...]

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Saving water through effective knowledge sharing

27 August 2015

Freely accessible online tools to enable sustainable and efficient water resource management are being developed by the EU-funded SWITCH-ON project. The initiative is currently building a web portal to host innovations such as a virtual water-science laboratory, product marketing point and meeting place. Environmental information tools are in high demand but not always available or [...]

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2015 National Q Mark Awards

27 August 2015

The 2015 National Q Mark Awards will be coming to Dublin on the 25th of September 2015. The awards ceremony will take place in the ballroom of the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel on September 25th when the best Irish businesses of 2015 compete for what are known as ‘The Oscars of Business Excellence’. Popular [...]

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EU companies complete performance verification

21 August 2015

On 20 May, one Polish and two Danish companies received recognition for having completed a verification process of their innovative environmental technologies at the Eco-Innovation forum being held in Barcelona. The “EU Environmental Technology Verification (ETV)” pilot programme, run by the European Commission, offers an independent procedure to assess the performance of new, potentially breakthrough [...]

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Measuring the cost of greenhouse gases

21 August 2015

A lack of clear data on how ecosystems deal with carbon dioxide has hindered understanding of how they are affected by land management and climate change. For a clear picture, scientists need accurate information on which ecosystems release or retain carbon and greenhouse gases (GHGs) and how much. Through detailed measurements and data analyses, EU [...]

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Diageo reports 2015 Sustainability and Responsibility progress

19 August 2015

Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, this week reported strong progress against its 2015 Sustainability and Responsibility targets with the publication its 2015 Annual Report, which for the second year integrates its performance in this area alongside financial reporting. Diageo made notable gains in its improvement in water efficiency, reduction of carbon emissions and [...]

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TEELING WHISKEY SIGNS GAS AND ELECTRICITY DEAL WITH VAYU ENERGY

17 August 2015

The Teeling Whiskey Company, one of Ireland’s leading independent producers of Irish whiskey, has signed a gas and renewable electricity supply deal with Vayu Energy. Valued at €250,000 per annum, the agreement will see Vayu supply Teeling Whiskey with natural gas and 100% green electricity to meet the year-round energy requirements for its newly opened [...]

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