Inline at Conservative Party Conference – The Sharing Economy: driving UK jobs and growth?

  • Posted on 28th September 2014
Inline at Conservative Party Conference – The Sharing Economy: driving UK jobs and growth?

Following on from our event on Tuesday 23 September at the Labour Party conference, we have assembled another panel of leading thinkers on the sharing economy for an event at the Conservative Party conference on Monday 29 September. We will be discussing a number of issues such as the economic opportunity for the UK, and some of the emerging regulatory themes…

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Talking Climate Change; Protecting Tropical Forests

  • Posted on 12th September 2014
Talking Climate Change; Protecting Tropical Forests

Deforestation, the “direct, human-induced conversion of forested land to non-forested land”, as defined by the UNFCCC, and forest degradation, are one of the greatest challenges of our time. As the Global Canopy Programme (GCP) reports, tropical forests cover approximately 7% of global land area and provide habitat for at least half of the world’s biodiversity. However, they are currently experiencing…

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Online dating: growth, regulation, and future challenges

  • Posted on 8th September 2014
Online dating: growth, regulation, and future challenges

It has become increasingly common for individuals to find their partners online, a trend which started around 1997. Back then, not everyone acknowledged the benefits of this activity, which was perceived as a rather impersonal way of finding love. In recent years, a new generation of tech savvy individuals has emerged, which regularly uses devices to keep in touch with…

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European energy and climate: Brussels goes back to work

  • Posted on 1st September 2014
European energy and climate: Brussels goes back to work

The temperatures are falling; the mornings and nights are getting a little darker; it feels like autumn is just around the corner – it’s back to school time! This particularly applies to the politicians and civil servants who ply their trade in Brussels on EU policies and regulation. The new European Parliament barely had time to convene before it departed…

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