Green/sustainable business

Bristol fast-food group Friska and app firm Mubaloo ranked among UK’s 50 most-inspirational firms

May 27, 2014
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Bristol fast-food group Friska and app firm Mubaloo ranked among UK’s 50 most-inspirational firms

Bristol café group Friska and Mubaloo, the app developer launched in the city, have been named among the UK’s 50 fastest-growing and most-innovative businesses. Friska, which launched in 2009 and now has four outlets across Bristol, has been included in the latest Santander Breakthrough 50 – a national table...

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New venture capital fund to target Bristol’s burgeoning small tech firms

May 27, 2014
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New venture capital fund to target Bristol’s burgeoning small tech firms

A new fund focusing on investing in the Bristol area’s early stage tech businesses is to be launched by Technology Venture Partners, a new independent venture capital fund manager based in the city. Technology Venture Partners is to start the fund to run alongside YFM Equity Partners’ closed South...

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Green Capital Bristol can take centre stage in global debate on future shape of cities

May 23, 2014
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Green Capital Bristol can take centre stage in global debate on future shape of cities

Bristol can be a lightning rod for a global debate on the look and shape of the city of the future as it prepares for its role next year as Europe’s green capital. Its year in the international spotlight can also help it shape future thinking about what makes...

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International focus on Bristol’s green credentials as it hosts global gathering on sustainable cities

May 22, 2014
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International focus on Bristol’s green credentials as it hosts global gathering on sustainable cities

Bristol’s preparations for its role next year as Europe’s green capital come under the spotlight over the next three days as the city hosts a gathering of more than 150 leading international urban designers, architects and planners. They will learn how the city is already delivering on its green...

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Innovate and export to taste success in the future, West food firms told at major conference

May 16, 2014
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Innovate and export to taste success in the future, West food firms told at major conference

West food businesses must embrace innovation and explore new markets for export if they are to succeed, a major conference was told yesterday. The topics formed the two key themes at the Future of Food event staged by accountants Smith & Williamson at yogurt maker Yeo Valley’s headquarters in...

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New public square opens to become key part of Bristol’s regenerated Harbourside

May 16, 2014
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New public square opens to become key part of Bristol’s regenerated Harbourside

Work on the first phase of a new public square on Bristol’s waterfront have been completed. Museum Square has been created as part of developer Umberslade's £26m, 3.5-hectare Wapping Wharf scheme and was this week be handed over to the city’s M Shed museum to be used as an...

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Seven Bristol directors in the running for coveted IoD regional awards

May 13, 2014
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Seven Bristol directors in the running for coveted IoD regional awards

Seven directors running businesses based in and around Bristol have been shortlisted for the prestigious Institute of Directors (IoD) regional awards, which celebrate excellence in the boardroom. Nick Sturge, co-founder of the enterprise hub The Engine Shed, Julia Clarke, chief executive of Bristol Community Health, Griff Holland and Ed...

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Burges Salmon becomes first corporate sponsor for Bristol’s year as European Green Capital

May 7, 2014
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Burges Salmon becomes first corporate sponsor for Bristol’s year as European Green Capital

Bristol law firm Burges Salmon has been appointed as the official legal services partner to Bristol 2015 Ltd, the company responsible for the programme of events to be staged next year when Bristol is the European Green Capital. It is the first official sponsorship to be announced by the...

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Funding sought for innovative Bristol eco-clothing firm’s ‘game-changing’ t-shirts

May 7, 2014
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Funding sought for innovative Bristol eco-clothing firm’s ‘game-changing’ t-shirts

Bristol bamboo clothing firm Mabboo is to launch what it says is a game-changer in t-shirt production by combining eco-fabric from the world’s most-sustainable plant with the least-harmful manufacturing process now available. The result, according to Mabboo owner and entrepreneur Ed Cheney, is the ‘holy grail’ of making ethical...

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World of opportunities for Bristol to attract niche global finance firms, says Lord Mayor of London

May 2, 2014
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World of opportunities for Bristol to attract niche global finance firms, says Lord Mayor of London

Bristol can attract international inward investment from major global finance firms by positioning itself as a centre for ‘green’ and other niche financial services, the Lord Mayor of London said on a visit to the city. While the City of London was still the UK’s number one location for...

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Bristol’s inward investment agency’s 500-plus job creation tally in first year of business

May 2, 2014
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Bristol’s inward investment agency’s 500-plus job creation tally in first year of business

Invest Bristol & Bath, the inward investment body for the West of England, has helped 30 companies locate or expand in the area in its first year of operation. These businesses, from a mix of sectors including creative, low carbon, hi-tech, and advanced engineering and aerospace, have the potential...

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Bristol claims three out of four top regional awards for innovative offices

May 1, 2014
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Bristol claims three out of four top regional awards for innovative offices

Three Bristol offices have been recognised as the best workplaces in the South West in a prestigious property sector awards scheme. Barclays, Imperial Tobacco and Motability Operations landed three out of the four awards in the regional leg of the British Council for Offices’ (BCO) respected annual awards programme....

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Smart Cities China trade mission event will focus on hi-tech and green tech opportunities

April 25, 2014
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Smart Cities China trade mission event will focus on hi-tech and green tech opportunities

Two Bristol companies in the hi-tech and green tech sectors will share their experiences of doing business in China at an event next week to promote this November’s Smart Cities trade mission. Organisers of the visit want to tap into and showcase Bristol’s world-class hi-tech and green tech sectors...

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