Green/sustainable business

TLT lawyer appointed to global committee aiming to help real estate sector tackle climate crisis

June 9, 2022
By
TLT lawyer appointed to global committee aiming to help real estate sector tackle climate crisis

A senior knowledge lawyer at Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT with a long-standing commitment to using the law to achieve net zero has been invited to sit on an international advisory committee promoting climate-aligned contracts. TLT said Alexandra Holsgrove Jones’ appointment to The Chancery Lane Project’s (TCLP’s) advisory committee...

Read more »

World-leading research hub for hydrogen use in zero-emission aircraft opened in Bristol by Airbus

May 27, 2022
By
World-leading research hub for hydrogen use in zero-emission aircraft opened in Bristol by Airbus

Airbus’s Filton plant is to play a significant role in the aerospace giant’s mission of putting a zero-emission commercial aircraft into service by 2035 following the opening of a specialist hydrogen technology centre on the site. The new Zero Emission Development Centre (ZEDC) at Filton will lead research into...

Read more »

Relocation to Engine Shed takes pioneering Neighbourly platform back to the future

May 27, 2022
By
NEIGHBOURLY_ENGINE_SHED_004

Bristol community engagement and investment platform Neighbourly is moving to a new base in the city’s Engine Shed innovation hub following another successful funding round that will further accelerate its growth. Now employing 80 people, Neighbourly was set up in 2014 at Engine Shed as part of its SETsquared...

Read more »

Love Saves The Day organisers pledge to put sustainability top of the bill at music festival

May 26, 2022
By
Love Saves The Day organisers pledge to put sustainability top of the bill at music festival

Bristol’s biggest music event, Love Saves The Day, is to show that partying and caring for the planet can go hand-in-hand – including encouraging festival goers to think about waste, food consumption, water usage and their day-to-day choices. Taking place on the two Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bank holidays next Thursday...

Read more »

Ideas Festival will allow Bristol to shape debates on issues from climate change to cancel culture

May 20, 2022
By
Ideas Festival will allow Bristol to shape debates on issues from climate change to cancel culture

A packed programme for Bristol’s Big Tent Ideas Festival has been unveiled, including political debates, arts, a Speaker’s Corner, community fayre and a Dragon’s Den-style pitching competition. Taking part will be government ministers, members of the shadow cabinet and three former Cabinet members, as well the head of the...

Read more »

Bristol green hydrogen plant to put region in fast lane for alternative fuel research

May 20, 2022
By
Bristol green hydrogen plant to put region in fast lane for alternative fuel research

The South West’s first manufacturing plant for sustainable green hydrogen is to be opened on the outskirts of Bristol, underlining the city’s position as a leader in the low carbon sector. The plant is to be sited at the new £70m Institute of Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) pictured, on...

Read more »

Solar and wind portfolio deal latest for Burges Salmon energy team as it powers ahead in growing sector

May 18, 2022
By
Solar and wind portfolio deal latest for Burges Salmon energy team as it powers ahead in growing sector

The energy team from Burges Salmon has advised long-standing client Bluefield Solar Income Fund on its third acquisition of operational assets in the past 12 months. The 93.2MWp UK-based solar and wind portfolio is the London Stock Exchange-listed fund’s largest to date and brings its total portfolio of assets...

Read more »

Inaugural Which? Sustainability Champion Award pitches Triodos Bank against owner of Zap-Map

May 6, 2022
By
Inaugural Which? Sustainability Champion Award pitches Triodos Bank against owner of Zap-Map

Bristol-headquartered ethical bank Triodos is to go head-to-head against the parent company of city-based electric vehicle charge point mapping app Zap-Map in the battle for a prestigious Which? Award. Triodos UK, which employs around 200 staff in Bristol, London and Edinburgh, and Good Energy, the renewable power firm that...

Read more »

Burges Salmon helps Dutch electric vehicle charging firm power into UK market with major acquisition

May 5, 2022
By
Burges Salmon helps Dutch electric vehicle charging firm power into UK market with major acquisition

A cross-firm team of lawyers from Bristol-headquartered Burges Salmon has advised on a pan-European deal that could lead to a big increase in the number of electric vehicle charging points across the UK. The team worked with Blink Holdings BV, the Dutch subsidiary of Miami-based Blink Charging Co., on...

Read more »

Born nippy. New heating firm steers clear of white vans in favour of Deliveroo-style cargo bikes

May 5, 2022
By
Born nippy. New heating firm steers clear of white vans in favour of Deliveroo-style cargo bikes

An eco-friendly gas and heating maintenance service has harnessed the power of electric cargo bikes for its launch in Bristol. Nippychecks has a team of engineers who will use the bikes to visit properties across the city to maintain boilers, central heating and electrical systems and appliances.  The business...

Read more »

Cancer charity offering a chance for Bristol businesses to take office space in its HQ

May 4, 2022
By
Penny-Brohn-UK

Bristol firms have an opportunity to move into an impressive office building in the countryside on the city’s outskirts and know the rent they pay is directly supporting people with cancer. The space is being offered at Ham Green House in Pill, pictured, alongside the headquarters of Penny Brohn...

Read more »

Soaring energy bills sparking huge potential for solar, says fast-growing panel tech firm

April 29, 2022
By
Soaring energy bills sparking huge potential for solar, says fast-growing panel tech firm

Solar technology provider Solarsense is forecasting a fourfold increase turnover within the next five years as rising energy prices and the drive towards energy independence boosts demand. The Backwell-headquartered firm, which grew revenues by 120% to £6m in the last financial year, believes rising demand for green power and...

Read more »

Chance for social change start-ups to win a desk for a year in Bristol ethical business hub

April 29, 2022
By
ethicalprop2

Start-ups committed to social change are being given the chance to win a desk at Bristol’s ground-breaking workspace Streamline at Paintworks. Streamline owner Ethical Property has launched a ‘Care to Share’ competition offering free office space for a year to a purpose and cause related start-up, giving it the...

Read more »

ADVERTISE HERE

Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across Bristol for just £120 a month. Email info@bristol-business.net for more information.