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European parcel carried DPD has now adopted carbon neutrality for its services in six major markets, at no extra charge to customers. The company owned by La Poste’s GeoPost Group officially started its “Total Zero” programme at the start of July in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, the Benelux region and Switzerland. The offsets […]

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WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s government said on Monday it would continue allowing carbon emitters to offset just half of their emissions until at least 2015 to avoid putting New Zealand firms under more financial pressure as the economy struggles to improve.   In addition, the government will allow unrestricted use of cheaper, international carbon credits in […]

→  July 2, 2012

By Mark Kleinman, City editor Barclays is to accelerate plans to groom Bob Diamond’s successor, even as board members close ranks around the chief executive. I can reveal that directors told leading shareholders this afternoon that speeding up the bank’s succession planning would become a priority, even if Diamond manages to keep his job in […]

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A full Parliamentary committee of inquiry will be set up in the wake of the Libor rate-rigging scandal, David Cameron has announced. The Prime Minister dismissed calls for a Leveson-style inquiry into the matter, insisting he wanted to reach the truth quickly. In a statement to MPs, he revealed the probe would be chaired by […]

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→  July 2, 2012

By Noah Barkin BERLIN | Sun Jul 1, 2012 7:03pm EDT BERLIN (Reuters) – At first glance, the big winners from Europe’s latest euro-saving summit were the leaders of Italy, Spain and France. By banding together in a powerful coalition to challenge Germany, the high-stakes meeting seemed to show, Mario Monti, Mariano Rajoy and Francois […]

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Related 18:33 Carbon tax hits Australia video Australia today joins New Zealand and the European Union in putting a price on carbon emissions from coal and gas-fired power stations, smelters, to airlines and to local councils as part of a global effort to fight climate change. It will cover about 60% of the nation’s greenhouse […]

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As Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott began their fight to the death over carbon, businesses warned they would begin jacking up prices to offset their higher costs. A survey released by the Australian Industry Group has found 43 per cent of businesses across manufacturing, services and construction intend to lift prices immediately. The $23-a-tonne price […]

→  July 1, 2012

Prime Minister David Cameron has suggested he could call a referendum on the UK’s relationship with Europe. In an article for The Sunday Telegraph, he acknowledged that the country’s position within an evolving European Union must have “the full-hearted support of the British people”. But he insisted that the vast majority of the public did […]

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Barclays group chairman Marcus Agius will step down tomorrow and the bank’s board will commission an inquiry into the lender’s “Wild West culture”, Sky sources say. The development comes after the lender was fined a record £290m by regulators in the United States and Britain over the manipulation of the London interbank lending rate, known […]