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Can the armed forces embrace sustainability?

John Elkington explores the role of the military in a more sustainable futureIn the aftermath of the rioting and looting in London and other cities...

Now is the perfect time to debate the historical and future role of financial markets

'Responsible' investing has been shown to be both practical and often profitable. But the sad truth is that financial markets remain disengagedFina...

Breweries across the world strive to decrease beer's water footprint

Leon Kaye shares the best practice of brewing companies trying to reduce their water usageWhether brewed in tiny microbreweries or mammoth bottling...

Can communications technologies lead to a more sustainable future?

Investing in technology could reduce carbon emissions, encourage job creation and grow the US economy - so what's stopping us? Asks Paul DickinsonL...

Getting creative with data

• When does information become a force for change?• Adam Oxford finds art in analysisYou're in the local supermarket buying a box of breakfast ...

How to begin balancing good intentions with the need to make money

Only when we honestly face up to our own conflicting motivations can we start working towards a positive futureI have been feeling my way round a m...

What motivates consumers to make ethically conscious decisions?

A breakdown of how UK adults and Guardian readers approach sustainabilityThere is a hunger for information from companies that are seeking to under...

How to think about your grande latte on a finite planet

It takes more than 200 litres of water to make just one latte, but what are the key questions that we need to answer in order to reduce our resourc...

Sustainability skills and good business skills are increasingly the same thing

The University of Exeter is offering the first sustainable MBA. But shouldn't all MBAs be teaching these skills?It's been described as one of the m...

How businesses can help communities rebuild after the riots

The model of corporate community engagement created after the riots of the early 1980s can help engage young people againThe violence and criminali...

Discussion round-up: Best practice in sustainability reporting

A round-up of key points from our sustainability reporting discussion, taking in integrated reporting and assurance• Best practice in sustainabil...

Wake up and smell the scorched phoenix feathers

• The Phoenix Economy report argued that the economic crisis offered a rare opportunity to reboot our economic and business models• Now the sme...

Partnership working brings safe water to Kenya's poor

Collaboration between service providers and businesses means that water supplies serve the wider communityNaivasha is a lake town of key water reso...

How do we put a value on green infrastructure?

It's widely acknowledged that green spaces benefit the environment, society and the economy, but what factors should governments consider when deve...

How this government can turn its green vision into reality

The Government has set out a new vision for working with business on the green economy but all departments must be involved if it is going to be a ...

Signing off - best of Guardian Edinburgh

A big thank you to our users as we take a look back of some of the blog's highlights and invite you to share your favourite stories from the past y...

Edinburgh Writers' Bloc confronts Mr Big Society

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Writers' Bloc. Ahead of its next show on Wednesday, Morag Edward shares the story of one of Edinburgh's wi...

Filmmakers challenged to make a video for local bands

Mitchell Museum, FOUND and Kid Canaveral talk to Ali George about handing their music over for an EIFF video competitionEdinburgh music download po...

Edinburgh today: LaterLeith, tram expenses and aliens in Broughton

A round up of what's happening in Edinburgh through the eyes of local bloggers and news sitesGood morning Edinburgh! Today is the final day of the ...

Forest Cafe video update

The Forest is facing closure. Here's a video update on what its community of volunteers and supporters are doing to try to save one of Edinburgh's ...

Opinion - sign Edinburgh's card of LGBT solidarity with Moscow

Jane Carnall shares her memories of a Pride march on Broughton Street in 1995, and says countries opposing such marches should be ashamedLast week ...

Edinburgh today: bus campaign, new music fund and Reclaim The Night

Our daily round up from the city's blogs, news sites, Twitter and FacebookGood morning Edinburgh. More than 1,600 people who campaigned for the rei...

Edinburgh hacks and hackers teaming up for news innovation day

We need your ideas - what locally useful application should we make?A contingent of hacks (journalists) and hackers (computer programme developers)...

Edinburgh poet heads to Paris for slam world cup

Rapping local uni vice principal prepares to represent Scotland - and keep us updated on his blogAward-winning Edinburgh poet Young Dawkins is head...

Gyle plans lodged for Primark, as Amazon arrives in Edinburgh

Edinburgh to get its second Primark store, while Amazon moves into Waverley GatePlans have been lodged for a large glass-fronted extension of the G...

Edinburgh today: ash cloud, portrait gallery preview and Chris Brookmyre's new book

Your morning guide to what's making Edinburgh tick today, with the help of local blogs and news outletsGood morning Edinburgh. Would-be air passeng...

End of Guardian Edinburgh this Friday – what happens next

* The Guardian Edinburgh blog will end on Friday 27 May * What will happen to elements of Guardian EdinburghRegular readers will have noticed this ...

Opinion: Edinburgh trams should be all or nothing

Leith Business Association chair Alan D Rudland says the cost of completing the city's tram line in full from the airport to Newhaven, rather than ...

Wind-damaged Edinburgh - in pictures

Gusts of more than 80mph in the Scottish capital have left cars crushed by trees, some roads impassable and bins scatteredTrees, traffic lights and...

Edinburgh today: weather problems, Broken Records video and Cockburn Street award

As the city wakes up to survey the damage from more severe weather, here's our regular morning round up of local newsGood morning Edinburgh. Wind a...

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