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City partners urge local businesses to invest in the future of the city

Decarbonising Bristol’s economy will involve an investment of £9.2 billion of private and public finance in the city to get to Net Zero by 2030. The call from Mayor Marvin Rees and James Durie,...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 22.10.21
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Atkins’ Jonathan Foster-Clark named as Co-Chair of Bristol’s Planning, Transport and Climate Group

Jonathan Foster-Clark, Senior Transport Strategy Advisor at Atkins (a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group ), has been named as Co-Chair of the Business West Planning, Transport and Climate Group, taking...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 25.10.21
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Businesses in the West welcome the long-awaited Net Zero Strategy

With the UK hosting the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow next month, the release of the UK government’s Net Zero Strategy yesterday was highly anticipated by businesses. The strategy has been...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 20.10.21
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Businesses in our region are investing to bike back better

A growing trend in office space is the improvement of bike parking, often at the expense of car parking, in response to changing commuter patterns. With its hilly terrain, Bristol may not be the...
Ian Pond
Ian Pond
CyclingWorks Bristol
Posted on: 19.10.21
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Q&A with the team behind Business West’s B Corp journey

Business West recently became a certified B Corp . Leading on the certification process internally for Business West were Head of Service Integration Jessica Vallentine and Estates Manager Sam...
Fionuala Lloyd
Fionuala Lloyd
Business West
Posted on: 06.10.21
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Work smarter and be more productive with a smart meter

Are you seeking smart solutions for your business? A smart meter could be just the ticket for you. Smart meters are the new generation of gas and electricity meters which can be an invaluable asset...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 01.10.21
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19th century grade II* listed business centre Leigh Court puts sustainability first

Leigh Court is the headquarters of Business West - the largest Chambers of Commerce in the UK, which supports more 20,000 businesses across the region. A 19th century mansion, with an exterior made...
Fionuala Lloyd
Fionuala Lloyd
Business West
Posted on: 23.09.21
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Gloucestershire's answer to COP26

Gloucestershire is getting its very own version of the international climate summit - COP26 - being hosted by the UK in Glasgow in November. It’s called Climate Gloucestershire and is being held at...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 16.09.21
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Chambers of Commerce: uniting to address climate change in the run up to COP26

Climate change is the single most important long-term issue for our planet and society. We at Business West are serious about the role that businesses can play to address climate change – to meet the...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 10.09.21
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