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Tony Caldeira
David Pollock
Jennie Johnson
Brian Hay
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Steve Purdham
Jeremy Roberts
Charlie Mullins
Debbie Pierce
Michael Oliver
Laura Tenison
Julie Meyer

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The UK could triple its exports of low-carbon goods and services to £30 billion by 2020 a new report from the Carbon Trust has revealed.

Manchester Airport’s efforts to reduce its carbon emissions have been praised by the Carbon Trust.

Runcorn-based company, ACAL Energy, has secured a £1million investment from the Carbon Trust for winning the Polymer Fuel Cell Challenge, an initiative with the aim of accelerating access to new markets for fuel cell products.

Employees are increasingly accepting responsibility for helping save money around the workplace according to new research published today by the Carbon Trust.

The majority (87 per cent) say it’s important for them to help their employer cut costs in the current climate, and 78 per cent are willing to be more energy efficient to save money.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of NonExecutiveDirectors.com, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.