News by: James Poulter
With France considering a tax on smartphones we took a look at some of the odder taxers throughout history, including ones relating to wallpaper, cooking oil, soap and and beards.
Eiris has acquired the Conflict Risk Network in a move that bolster the global research house's ability to provide information on human rights abuses around the world.
Improving economic data and strong fundamentals in resource efficency and environmental markets helped the firm deliver a £1.5 million profit in the last six months.
A US energy firm is among the first to face a shareholder backlash over unburnable carbon.
Cheviot Asset Management's Will Buckhurst and Dr Robin Keyte from Keyte Chartered Financial Planners join Dominic Lawrie to discuss how sustainable investment can help deliver a sustainable future.
Billions of pounds could be lost by the UK's publicly listed firms if global emission targets are hit and current carbon budget trends continue for the next decade.
Environmental funds have been quick to adopt a new green technology benchmark launched by FTSE.