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Why do we believe that business is a force for good?

"Business is a force for good". That’s what we’re telling people. But it’s not just a pretty sentiment. What makes this statement real is that this philosophy is reflected in our fast-growing...
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Business West
Posted on: 02.01.24
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How to protect both your premises and profits from climate change

Extreme weather and shifting climate patterns are becoming the new normal. We’re now seeing rising sea levels, intense heat waves and extreme storms more regularly. These climate change impacts pose...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 09.08.23
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Energy and climate strategy must not forget business

British Chambers of Commerce discuss how more support is needed for smaller businesses to tackle the climate crisis.
Posted on: 30.03.23
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Why we became a B Corp: Chamber Member, Stroud Brewery, tells its story

We interviewed Chamber Member Stroud Brewery about why they became a B Corp and their advice to other companies looking to follow in their footsteps.
Posted on: 22.03.23
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SLX's Sustainability Manager on Reaching Net-Zero Emissions by 2030

We spoke to Phoebe Currie, the Sustainability and Social Values Manager at SLX, about SLX's efforts to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels and its sustainability goals. SLX is a technical...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 01.03.23
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Government must incentivise businesses towards Net Zero

Ian Mean talks about how businesses need more support from the Government with working towards Net Zero.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 27.02.23
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Interview with our Net Zero Business Advisor, Aisha Stewart

We interviewed Aisha Stewart, who is our Net Zero Business Advisor, to find out more about her and the work she does to support local businesses on their Carbon Reduction journey. Having grown up in...
Eleanor Ferrari
Eleanor Ferrari
Posted on: 31.01.23
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Business West supports Bristol based business to drive Net Zero through supply chains

Business West has supported Bristol business, TISCreport with its new initiative, Project Vana which reveals disused corporate land and joins it up with communities who want to take action on...
Posted on: 25.01.23
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5 minutes with Ecologi: Why should businesses become a B Corp?

With Business West recently celebrating one year of becoming a B Corp, we spoke to Ecologi, a platform for climate action based in Bristol. Business West first teamed up with Ecologi in 2021, and...
Posted on: 23.01.23
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