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Greener chemistry

The 'green chemistry' movement to reduce health, safety and environmental impacts has made some progress – but has also met resistance from within, says new study co-authored by Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville of Cambridge Judge Business School. Now Diageo Professor of…

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Why energy technology is all about finding a balance

The impact of energy technology is at the heart of the climate change debate, and Dr David Reiner, Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy, says it's important to see both sides. "I have to see both sides of the argument," says…

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Think you could have the next Facebook on your hands? Don’t let these five rookie errors spoil your plans for business success

The first year is a perilous time for a start-up. However much research you've done, however tight your business plan and however many hours you put in, a new business is still far more vulnerable than an established company. But…

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Energy prices may rise by 30%

If Britain adheres to its current energy and climate policy, consumers could face a 30% hike in retail prices by the year 2030 Internationally recognised energy advisor Dr Michael Pollitt predicts that the UK's current policy on carbon reduction and…

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Dr Michael Pollitt

Is social enterprise being set up to fail?

Is 'Enterprise Society' a myth or a reality? Are the resources needed to successfully deliver it in place? As redundant public sector workers prepare to bid for contracts to win their own work back, academics from Cambridge Judge Business School…

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Energy policies – the good, the bad and the ugly

The future of energy policies in the UK and Europe - is there a 'right' approach? What are the consequences for both society and the country's economic recovery? Academics from Cambridge Judge Business School have been setting out their joint…

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Clearing the energy slums

Policy makers cannot walk and chew gum. Crises are handled one by one with the most immediate driving all the rest off the agenda. However, Nick Butler, Chairman of the Centre for Energy Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, argues…

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Clearing the energy slums

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