A-Gas acquires US halocarbon specialist

Bristol-based A-Gas has acquired RemTec International, which specialises in the management of greenhouse gases called halocarbons, with backing from private equity investor LDC.


Growing the green economy

Beating your head against a brick wall hurts. If you don’t believe me, ask the entrepreneurs operating in the cleantech and renewable sectors


FTSE Environmental Index launched

An index has been launched to track the performance of 450 green companies worldwide.


Green packaging business raises £6.1 million

Rapid Action Packaging has secured £6.1 million of equity and debt finance, mainly from AIM-listed investment company Ludgate Environmental Fund.

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Meet the eco-entrepreneurs

‘A lot of environmental initiatives are seen as costing money – for example, going carbon neutral – but this one offers the double whammy of cost savings and doing something to help the environment.’


Green fund backs alternative to landfill

Venture capital firm E-Synergy has invested £750,000 in Morgan Everett, the developer of a waste destruction system that eliminates the need to transport waste to landfill sites.


Rory Stear: Power for good

Rory Stear regularly rubs shoulders with famous names and world leaders, but it's not for fun - he's on an energy-saving environmental crusade.