Green/sustainable business

B Corp status for Bristol instant noodle firm with pots of ambition to become more sustainable

September 22, 2022
By
B Corp status for Bristol instant noodle firm with pots of ambition to become more sustainable

Bristol food brand Kabuto has become the first instant noodle firm to be accepted into the global B Corp network of businesses that put people and purpose on a par with profit. Kabuto, which was founded in 2010 and now employs a team of seven in Bristol, has sold more...

Read more »

Tech entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds sought for pioneering SETsquared bursary scheme

September 22, 2022
By
Tech entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds sought for pioneering SETsquared bursary scheme

Bristol’s world-beating tech incubator SETsquared is continuing its commitment to inclusivity in the sector by staging its Breakthrough Bursary scheme for the fourth year. Targeted at UK tech entrepreneurs from a minority ethnic background, the scheme provides access to tailored business support at heavily discounted rates, including coaching and...

Read more »

Business groups welcome Govt support scheme for firms as they grapple with soaring energy bills

September 21, 2022
By
Business groups welcome Govt support scheme for firms as they grapple with soaring energy bills

The government’s energy support scheme for firms has been welcomed by business groups in Bristol as giving them vital breathing space in the face of soaring bills. But Business West, the region’s largest business group and the organisation behind Bristol Chamber of Commerce, urged ministers to provide more details...

Read more »

Renewable energy adviser Everoze looking to power more growth by harnessing new technologies

September 16, 2022
By
Renewable energy adviser Everoze looking to power more growth by harnessing new technologies

Everoze Partners, the Bristol-based adviser in the renewables, storage, green hydrogen and wider energy flexibility sectors, is targeting further expansion after growing dramatically over its seven-year lifespan. Founded by six partners in 2015 and with its largest office in Bristol’s Queen Square, the business now has a 75-strong-and-growing workforce...

Read more »

Osborne Clarke backs pledge to scrap paper files in court cases as it adopts ambitious green strategy

September 16, 2022
By
Osborne Clarke backs pledge to scrap paper files in court cases as it adopts ambitious green strategy

International legal practice Osborne Clarke, which has a major Bristol office, has committed to an environmental pledge that could signal the end of the huge bundles of paper files traditionally used in many court cases. The firm’s disputes and risk practice group has signed the Greener Litigation Pledge, committing...

Read more »

TLT hails ‘monumental step forward’ as its industry-leading net zero pledge gains official validation

September 9, 2022
By
TLT hails ‘monumental step forward’ as its industry-leading net zero pledge gains official validation

An ambitious commitment by Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2040 has been officially verified. TLT, which employs round 1,200 people across six offices, described the recognition by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as a “monumental step forward in the...

Read more »

FSB launches annual awards scheme to showcase region’s top small and medium-sized firms

September 6, 2022
By
FSB launches annual awards scheme to showcase region’s top small and medium-sized firms

The search is on again to find the South West’s best and brightest small companies as Britain’s biggest business representation group launches its annual awards. The FSB’s (Federation of Small Businesses) Celebrating Small Business Awards showcase small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the region and are open to...

Read more »

Bristol architects behind city’s latest sustainable office block like it so much they are moving in

September 2, 2022
By
Bristol architects behind city’s latest sustainable office block like it so much they are moving in

Four of the six floors of Bristol’s newest office building have already been pre-let – with the architecture firm that designed it among the first occupiers. Construction work recently finished on One Portwall Square, pictured, with developer Nord saying it sets a new standard for the city’s office market...

Read more »

Carbon neutral accreditation for Bristol estate agent puts it among just a handful in UK to gain status

August 26, 2022
By
Carbon neutral accreditation for Bristol estate agent puts it among just a handful in UK to gain status

Bristol estate agency Alexander May has become the first in the city – and one of just a few in the UK – to be certified as carbon neutral. The firm gained the accreditation by introducing a stringent carbon reduction strategy which led to more efficient energy use in...

Read more »

Out of this world: Praise for building firms that helped create Bristol house ready for life on Mars

August 19, 2022
By
Out of this world: Praise for building firms that helped create Bristol house ready for life on Mars

A group of construction companies have been praised for helping create Bristol’s futuristic Martian house – a unique collaboration between artists, scientists, architects and engineers showing what life could be like on the red planet. The Southern Construction Framework (SCF) and its member firms rallied behind the pioneering, five-year...

Read more »

Ethical bank Triodos’ UK arm overcomes ‘challenging times’ with increase in first-half business

August 19, 2022
By
Ethical bank Triodos’ UK arm overcomes ‘challenging times’ with increase in first-half business

Customer numbers at Triodos Bank UK, the Bristol-based ethical lender, grew by 2.5% in the first six months of this year despite the difficult economic environment. The lender, the UK arm of Dutch sustainable banking group Triodos, had 86,667 at the end of June, with total loans and advances...

Read more »

Burges Salmon’s commitment to slash its greenhouse gas emissions backed by official body

August 19, 2022
By
Burges Salmon’s commitment to slash its greenhouse gas emissions backed by official body

A pledge made by Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon to halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 has gained official recognition. The ambitious target by the firm, which employs more than 800 people across its offices in Bristol, Edinburgh and London, was submitted for assessment to the Science Based...

Read more »

West of England business group in urgent plea to ministers to protect firms from soaring energy bills

August 17, 2022
By
West of England business group in urgent plea to ministers to protect firms from soaring energy bills

The government must set out an immediate plan to spur economic recovery, including helping firms pay their spiralling energy bills and easing restrictions on employing overseas workers. The call has come from Business West, the region’s largest business organisation, which fears more firms will be forced to close down...

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.