Part One: Is the climate movement at a tipping point with issues from plastic pollution through to the circular economy gaining more news coverage?

What a time to be alive! It’s no longer a silent collapse. Our world is finally awakening to the truth of climate disruption which is being spread faster globally than ever before thanks to social media and our hyper-connected world. As well as living in the technological age we’re also experiencing an age of awareness, … Read more…

“Companies Vs Climate Change Announces 2017 event: October in Brussels.”

Save the Date: Companies Vs Climate Change conference, 4-6 October 2017 in Brussels         The Dates have been set, so mark your calendars!  Following a very well received Florida event in November 2016, Companies Vs Climate Change (CvCC) will be held on 4-6 October 2017 at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Brussels  www.solveclimatechange.com This … Read more…

New Economy Business – Business as a force for good is a trillion-dollar business case

Crowdsourced ‘Management Book of the Year’ with no copyright. Sustainable business opportunities are worth trillions of dollars. More jobs and more prosperity will be generated by the new economy than ever before. But what is the new economy actually? And what are these opportunities and how can businesses capitalize on them?  These are some of … Read more…

Environmental Protection is a Human Rights Issue – the Legal Case to Act Now.

    I’d be surprised if the publicity and coverage surrounding the Magna Carta hasn’t touched everyone at some point during the last few months as the 800th anniversary was marked by an array of exciting celebrations, stories and comment. Its significance is truly timely, and feels remarkably like some kind of synchronicity has taken place. This … Read more…

Ethical Team – Inspiring Sustainable Business

Sustainability Communications Consultant  Iain Patton launched Ethical Team to “Inspire Sustainable Business”. A consultancy to leverage the most influential global sustainability experts to deliver 21st century business solutions by helping companies and organisations incorporate ethics into their organisational DNA, become compliant, adopt sustainability values and navigate the increasingly complex ethical landscape. We’re living in a … Read more…

TAKING A BREAK

  International Green Awards is currently on a sabbatical   Dear all, Iain Patton here, CEO & Co-Founder of the International Green Awards! The International Green Awards is currently taking a well deserved sabbatical whilst we  restructure the programme it to be more relevant to the world we now find ourselves in.We’ll hopefully be back at … Read more…

HRH receives Green Award

LONDON: 20th November 2012: HRH The Prince of Wales was recognized as this year’s acclaimed Lifetime Achievement Winner at the 7th International Green Awards gala ceremony held at the iconic Battersea Power Station, London. The Royal Society of Arts accredited scheme brought together an influential, and international audience of thought leaders, change agents and sustainability pioneers to showcase best practice. Read more…

‘Vampire Diaries’ Star Ian Somerhalder Recognised

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‘Vampire Diaries’ star Ian Somerhalder has shown he’s not just a very pretty face, receiving a prestigious award in London last night for his environmental efforts.

The actor was named the Most Responsible Celebrity at the International Green Awards in London, after receiving over 50% of the public vote from a shortlist that included actress Nadya Hutagalung and campaigner Livia Firth. Read more…

Australian school wins International Green Award

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Bentleigh Secondary College in Melbourne, the capital of the southern Australian state of Victoria, has been recognised as the world’s most Sustainable Educational Institution. Read more…

Winners announced – 7th International Green Awards™

Winners were announced at the iconic Battersea Power Station with guests from across the world. Read more…