Bord na Móna ‘in the business of climate action’, details investment in Green Economy and Just Transition Plans

Investment in renewable energy development, new business projects, waste recycling and resource recovery of over €1.6 billion over next ten years* Almost 100 new direct jobs and over 150 indirect jobs will be created in the development of renewable energy assets and new recycling operations by 2023. Waste recycling and resource recovery to create approximately […]

Our Sustainable Future, a Framework for Sustainable Development for Ireland launched today

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, T.D., accompanied by the Tánaiste, Eamon Gilmore, T.D., and Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, today (6th June) published Our Sustainable Future, a Framework for Sustainable Development for Ireland.  The green economy and sustainable development agendas are a key element of Ireland’s economic recovery strategy and the Framework […]

Irish Business Leaders Give Green Light To State Procurement Policy Change

Tens of thousands of jobs could be created by green public buying A new coalition of Irish business leaders has issued an open letter urging the government to leverage the State’s €17bn annual procurement spend to develop the green economy. The CEO’s and managing directors of companies including Siemens Ireland, Airtricity, Ecocem, Glen Dimplex and […]