Press Releases

Nolobi Bikes release funny, collaborative advert to promote cycling in the city

Jul 28, 2014 16:34 BST Nolobi Bikes In answer to the Subaru advert 'The ride of her life' - a gas guzzling, high budget advert posing as a movie trailer - Nolobi Bikes have created their own parody version called 'What Rides May Come'. Viewers can enjoy - All of the action, with none of the fumes. BMX flatlander Matti Hemmings puts the bikes through their paces - can they take the strain?

VW’s “Think Blue. Factory.” environmental programme wins eco award

Jul 14, 2014 08:24 BST Volkswagen UK Volkswagen’s environmental programme “Think Blue. Factory.” wins National Energy Globe Award Germany ► The National Energy Globe Awards honour a country's best environmental projects ► The award for the best environmental programme in Germany goes to “Think Blue. Factory.”

Ideas become reality in Linköping – Plantagon’s Greenhouse now one step closer to construction start

Jul 11, 2014 10:58 BST Plantagon International AB The zoning is now finalized in Kallersta by Linköping municipality. The zoning includes industrial and office operations, and an integrated greenhouse and office building by Plantagon International. This is an important step forward for the world’s first industrial vertical greenhouse.

Prestigious recycling award for Right Stuff Right Bin campaign

Jul 07, 2014 10:51 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council’s Right Stuff Right Bin campaign to help residents put the right waste in the correct bin has won a national recycling award at the prestigious MRW National Recycling Awards (NRA).

It’s electric - £1k prizes for school and community groups

Jun 06, 2014 16:24 BST Bury Council Bury schools, community groups and good causes - such as not-for-profit organisations and registered charities – could share in £1,000 of electrical products as part of a new responsible recycling initiative.

May 29, 2014 17:55 BST Virgin Trains Virgin Trains uses a legal register produced by Cedrec to improve compliance with environmental legislation.

Sustainable investments are winners in the long run

May 12, 2014 13:35 BST Church of Sweden The carbon footprint of the Church of Sweden’s Swedish investments in equities proved to be about one third smaller than what would have been the case if a corresponding amount had been invested in the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm index. This is revealed in an annual report published by the Church of Sweden. For the first time, the report presents both the financial result and a “climate result”.

Strategy to Tackle Flood Risk

Apr 29, 2014 12:11 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has published its Flood Risk Management Strategy setting out how it proposes to address significant flood risks in the borough, including working in partnership with the Environment Agency and United Utilities where appropriate.

Volkswagen Group starts electro-mobility campaign in China

Apr 22, 2014 10:25 BST Volkswagen UK ► CEO Prof. Dr. Winterkorn: “We are launching the biggest initiative for e-mobility in China’s automotive history.” ► Over €18 billion to be spent on new vehicles, technologies and plants up to 2018 ► Over 500,000 employees at more than 3,600 dealerships in 2018 ► Vehicle deliveries in China targeted to top 3.5 million for first time in 2014

Volkswagen launches “Think Blue. Nature.” nature conservation and biodiversity project in Mexico

Apr 08, 2014 14:04 BST Volkswagen UK ► Long-term commitment to state-supported biodiversity corridor in the Sierra Madre supplements previous environmental sustainability projects ► Young environmental ambassadors help plant trees and clean watercourses ► Cooperation between Mexican and German bodies ► “Por Amor al Planeta” nature conservation prize awarded for the eighth time