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Bristol and West of England Initiative meet at Bristol Zoo Gardens to celebrate business community before historic venue closes and relocates

Over 150 Business West initiative members met at Bristol Zoo Gardens, in Clifton, on Tuesday 14th June to celebrate the business community and discuss the important issues facing the region. The...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Posted on: 17.06.22
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Bristol West of England Initiative talks youth opportunities at the South Bristol Skills Academy

Gathered in the South Bristol Skills Academy’s landmark auditorium – featuring a four storey wall of glass – the Bristol & West of England Initiative met to discuss skills and young people. Jaya...
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 15.03.22
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Practical steps you can take to minimise your digital footprint
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Bristol Green Capital Partnership’s Climate Action Programme supports organisations to reduce their carbon emissions. They’ve recently launched a new resource all about reducing the impact of your...
Ceilidh Jackson - Baker
Posted on: 14.03.22
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10 steps to consider when aiming for B Corp certification

B Corp: Who, Why & How? The top 10 takeaways from our Net Zero: Lunch & Learn webinar outline why the B Corp journey could be so rewarding for your business and what it takes to be successful.
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 31.01.22
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Festival of Tomorrow to bring Science Learning to Centre Stage

Swindon’s Festival of Tomorrow aims to bring the trust of scientists during Covid to attract young people to the learning of science. Dr Rod Hebden, founder and director of the festival being held in...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 19.01.22
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Bristol & West of England Initiative homes in on boosting Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in the region

Overlooking the floodlit pitch of Ashton Gate Stadium, the West of England Initiative welcomed over 100 business leaders to meet for the final time in 2021 with equality, diversity and inclusion...
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 09.12.21
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3 Questions with Anne Jessopp, Chief Executive, The Royal Mint

The University of the West of England (UWE), in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Anne Jessopp, Chief...
Posted on: 18.11.21
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COP26 not COPOut26: Making the nature of business work in harmony with the business of nature

As we watch our world’s nations at COP26 pledge to take action to save our environment, and humanity with it, I am filled with a heady mix of hope and alarm. My hope is that the 26th time's the charm...
Jaya Chakrabarti MBE
Jaya Chakrabarti MBE
Posted on: 06.11.21
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3 Questions with Mike Haigh, Executive Chair, Mott MacDonald

The University of the West of England (UWE), in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Mike Haigh, Executive...
Posted on: 03.11.21
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