EDF: join green team

June 2009
Utility Week;6/19/2009, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the call being made by EDF Energy on the public to do something environmental for the British Olympic team as it used its status as sustainability partner for the 2012 Olympics to raise awareness of climate change. Along with Eden Project and sporting celebrities such as cyclist Victoria Pendleton, EDF invited the public to join Team Green Britain and cut their carbon emissions.


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