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Business West certifies as a B Corporation

One of the most influential business organisations and the largest Chambers of Commerce in the UK, Business West, has certified as a B Corporation (B Corp).
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 04.10.21
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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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Getting under the skin of B Corp, Stride Treglown

We talk to Pierre Wassenaar, Director at Stride Treglown about their B Corp journey.
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 05.10.21
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Why we became a B Corp: 4 companies tell their story

Business West is one of the largest Chambers of Commerce in the UK and the first to become a certified B Corp.
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 05.10.21
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Cheers to Stroud Brewery - a B Corp success story

A Stroud company is one of the trailblazing firms reinventing their business by pursuing purpose as well as profit. Stroud Brewery - producer of organic beers - is one of the leading lights in the B...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 04.10.21
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Who understands what 'net zero' means?

The acceleration in addressing climate change has brought with it a dictionary of new terms. The British Chambers of Commerce partnered with O2 in a recent survey which found that one in five...
Fionuala Lloyd
Fionuala Lloyd
Business West
Posted on: 12.08.21
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Businesses consider climate change a core business issue, but need resources to act

Nearly 70% of South West businesses consider climate change to be a core ‘business issue’, but lack resources to act on it.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 09.08.21
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Local social and environmental heroes celebrated in the Bristol 17 Campaign

An inspiring range of local heroes are being celebrated in a new campaign to encourage more people to take positive action to help tackle poverty, inequality and climate change. A series of 17 short...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 15.07.21
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The benefits of eco-friendly waste management for a small business

As a small business, there are a lot of things to consider when starting out, and how to manage your waste may not be top of your priority list. However, there are a lot of reasons why eco-friendly...
Harvey Holloway
Harvey Holloway
Posted on: 14.04.21
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