Yes, you read that right, we said Carbon Footyprint. There's an online text ad doing the rounds at the moment that caught our attention...
"Make the beautiful game a greener game"
...and it clicks through to CarbonFootyprint.com
This year's Doodle for Google competition was based on the them "My future" and British schoolchildren were invited to submit their entries.
A couple of days ago Claire Rammelkamp's "This or This?" doodle was seen atop every google search page.
Her Google logo entitled "This or This?" shows both a destroyed planet and a green planet and is accompanied by the statement:
A report by the CBI today has noted that "green credentials" are increasingly important to people when it comes to the reputation of companies.
The bulk of the poll attributes great customer service, quality of products & services and the meeting of customers' expectations as the key factors in the building of great reputations for companies.
However, Richard Lambert, Director General of the CBI, noted that "Environmental credentials and social responsibility are also becoming increasingly more important to consumers' purchasing decisions."
German-made cars have seen their CO2 emissions go UP according to a report from the European Federation for Transport & the Environment (T&E) whereas French, Italian and Japanese car manufacturers saw their vehicles' emissions go DOWN.
T&E says that the figures for 2006 when compared to 2005 show that French, Italian and Japanese CO2 emission figures actually dropped by an average of 1.6% whereas the German cars' emissions increased by 0.6%.
It's very sad to know that Dame Anita Roddick died last night but when you look back on her life she made some great steps for the green movement.
Anita Roddick died at St. Richard's Hospital in Chichester, West Sussex at 18:30 on Monday 10th September. The 64 year old green campaigner & entrepreneur died of a brain haemorrhage.
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