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Bioenergy Ireland 2018 Launched

IrBEA are proud to announce that the Bioenergy Ireland National Conference 2018  takes place on Thursday 22 February 2018 at Croke Park Dublin. It will bring together industry leaders and like-minded thinkers to openly discuss the importance of operational excellence and sustainability within the

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SEAI says backing sustainable energy will improve lives

SEAI says backing sustainable energy will improve lives, meet environmental challenges and protect jobs  New five year strategy launched for key state agency   13 July 2017: Ireland faces significant challenges ahead and only the improved delivery of sustainable energy solutions

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Brexit strategy

In the second in a series from Enterprise Ireland, Richard Keegan explains how the lean methodology can help Irish SMEs brace for Brexit. It was Nobel prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman who wrote, in 1994: “Productivity

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Farm Sustainability Report

A new sustainability report from Teagasc demonstrates the economic, environmental and social sustainability of Irish farms. The 2015 Sustainability Report is based on data collected as part of the Teagasc 2015 National Farm Survey, and uses this information to quantify

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Waterford firm cleans up

WITH technology that facilitates pay-as-you-go waste collection, Waterford company, Kollect, is aiming to become the Uber of the waste industry. The 18-month start-up has created a booking engine to provide an on-demand service to those who don’t need yearly contracts

Posted in Environmental, News, Waste Management

Brexit to destabilise UK, EU and International efforts

Brexit could have profoundly destabilising impact on global momentum to address climate change, according to a report published today by the IIEA, Dublin. The analysis explores the political impacts for climate change, within the UK, at the EU level and

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Volvo to go all electric/hybrid

Swedish car manufacturers Volvo has announced today (5 July) that every vehicle launch from 2019 onwards will have an electric motor, in a move described by the company as a “historic end” to the combustion engine. Volvo Cars has pledged

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Renewable gas has the potential to replace more than one quarter of our fossil fuel gas supply

New study by SEAI shows gas from animal manure, food waste and grass could provide 28% of Ireland’s gas needs Renewable gas could cut carbon emissions by as much as 2million tonnes a year, the equivalent of the annual energy

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ABBVIE ONE OF THE FIRST COMPANIES IN IRELAND TO RECEIVE LATEST EUROPEAN SUSTAINABLE ASSET MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION

Ballytivnan-based company awarded ISO 55001 mark to reflect asset management capabilities AbbVie, the global biopharmaceutical company with a significant presence in Sligo, has become one of the first Irish businesses to receive an ISO 55001 certification for its asset management

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INVESTMENT & JOINED-UP THINKING KEY FACTORS IN IRELAND’S OCEAN ECONOMY GROWTH

Speaking at the Our Ocean Wealth Summit 2017 in Galway, Marine Institute CEO Dr Peter Heffernan welcomed the positive findings of the Report on Ireland’s Ocean Economy published by NUI Galway’s Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) today (Friday). The 4th

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