Green/sustainable business

Experienced clean energy lawyer joins Ashfords in Bristol as real estate partner

June 21, 2024
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Experienced clean energy lawyer joins Ashfords in Bristol as real estate partner

UK law firm Ashfords has appointed Rhiannon Morgan-Williams as a partner in its Bristol-based real estate team, specialising in renewable energy. Ashfords said Rhiannon, pictured, would add further weight to its established energy & resource management sector offer, with more than 15 years’ experience working for some of the...

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Scheme aiming to champion the region’s tech pioneers launched by Tech4Good South West

June 20, 2024
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Scheme aiming to champion the region’s tech pioneers launched by Tech4Good South West

Tech4Good South West, the not-for-profit organisation on a mission to strengthen links between society and technology, is to celebrate the individuals and teams making a positive social impact across the region. The ‘recognition showcase’ will shine a to light on the organisations and individuals utilising digital technology as a...

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Balloon Fiesta team launch search for ‘local superstars’ to fly the flag for Bristol’s communities

June 20, 2024
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Balloon Fiesta team launch search for ‘local superstars’ to fly the flag for Bristol’s communities

Organisers of this summer’s Bristol’s International Balloon Fiesta are to champion the city’s ‘unsung heroes’ by inviting them to join hot air balloon rides taking off from their own communities. The team are calling on Bristolians to put forward community-spirited candidates to enjoy the ride-of-a-lifetime, as well as nominating potential...

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Progressive gender policies at pair of Bristol firms earn them places in prestigious workplace equality list

June 20, 2024
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Progressive gender policies at pair of Bristol firms earn them places in prestigious workplace equality list

A Bristol-headquartered national law firm and an energy giant also based in the city have been named among the top UK firms taking action to improve gender equality across all levels of the business. TLT and OVO are listed in the prestigious The Times Top 50 Employers for Gender...

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We The Curious appoints Bristol café and events start-up as its caterer as it prepares to reopen

June 14, 2024
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We The Curious appoints Bristol café and events start-up as its caterer as it prepares to reopen

Bristol-based independent café and events business Double Puc Café has become the designated caterer for the city’s science centre and educational charity We The Curious ahead of its relaunch next month. Under the multi-year contract, Double Puc Café will operate the Harbourside attraction’s café and kiosk as well as also being...

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Coveted B Corp accreditation for employee-owned solar panel installer as its growth powers ahead

June 14, 2024
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Coveted B Corp accreditation for employee-owned solar panel installer as its growth powers ahead

Fast-growing renewable energy specialist Solarsense has secured B Corp status, joining an expanding global community of companies using business as a force for good. The Clevedon-based firm, which was established nearly 30 years ago with a mission that was way ahead of its time – to support a clean energy...

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Party for Porto: Traditional festa to mark four decades of Bristol’s twinning link with Portuguese city

June 14, 2024
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Party for Porto: Traditional festa to mark four decades of Bristol’s twinning link with Portuguese city

A Bristol wine importer is to host a traditional Portuguese festival to celebrate 40 years of twinning between the city and Porto. Festa de São João on Sunday 23 June has been organised by Xisto Wines through its Port O’Bristol project, which imports artisan wines from Portugal’s Douro region by...

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Call for firms to step up to charity’s funding challenge and give Bristol’s park life a much-needed boost

June 13, 2024
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Call for firms to step up to charity’s funding challenge and give Bristol’s park life a much-needed boost

A nature-based charity is urging businesses from Bristol and Bath to step forward and help it raise vital funds for the cities’ vital parks and green spaces. The appeal by Your Park Bristol & Bath follows the release last month of figures showing a third of the population in...

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Innovative mooring system for offshore energy sector lands judges’ approval at global challenge

June 13, 2024
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Innovative mooring system for offshore energy sector lands judges’ approval at global challenge

Bristol renewable energy engineering firm Blackfish Engineering has won acclaim at an international showcase for its device aimed at improving safety and efficiency in the offshore wind industry. The firm, which was launched eight years ago to specialise in the tidal, wave and offshore wind sectors, demonstrated its C-Dart mooring...

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National Composites Centre’s new link-up aims to boost innovation for region’s advanced manufacturers

June 13, 2024
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National Composites Centre’s new link-up aims to boost innovation for region’s advanced manufacturers

Bristol’s pioneering National Composites Centre has teamed up with Plymouth Science Park in a bid to bolster industry-led collaborative research and development in the South West and enhance the region’s position as a leader in emerging technologies. The two have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive innovation...

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ZapMap parent group fuels its further growth in the corporate market with £1.7m investment

June 12, 2024
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ZapMap parent group fuels its further growth in the corporate market with £1.7m investment

Fast-growing Bristol-based electric vehicle mapping service ZapMap is to accelerate its expansion into the business-to-business market after receiving a £1.7m investment from its parent company. The funding from renewable power group Good Energy will be put into its Zapmap Spark and Zapmap Insights offerings, which complement its consumer app.   While the...

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Bristol’s tech and science ecosystem gets its own ‘R&D playground’ as UWE’s incubator extension opens

June 7, 2024
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Bristol’s tech and science ecosystem gets its own ‘R&D playground’ as UWE’s incubator extension opens

The newly opened extension at Future Space, the innovation hub on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay campus, will create a “research and development playground” for the city, according to its director. Matt Freeman, who took up the role nine months ago, has spent much of that time overseeing the development of the...

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More funding for pioneering Bristol biotech firm using seaweed to turn the tide on plastic packaging

June 7, 2024
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More funding for pioneering Bristol biotech firm using seaweed to turn the tide on plastic packaging

Kelpi, the Bristol biotech company developing innovative bioplastic food packaging from seaweed, has secured a £4.35m investment to take it to market. The funding round, which includes further finance from a group of Bristol investors who previously backed the firm, will enable the firm to expand its operations, grow...

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