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9th March 2022

When the UK signed the Paris Agreement, it committed to making it a legally binding requirement. On 27 June 2019, it became the first major economy to pass a Net Zero emissions law.

Net zero
Operations
Strategy
5 mins

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The 3 Carbon Emission Scopes

A beginner’s guide to the 3 carbon emission scopes

28th February 2022

You’ve probably heard more and more people talking about the ‘3 scopes’ or ‘3 carbon scopes.’ If you’re wondering what on earth they are, or this is the first time you’re reading about th

Net zero
Operations
Strategy

5 mins

Innovation Accelerator equips business leaders with the skills to embed innovation and change management within the culture of their business, in order to deliver sustainable growth.

Introducing Innovation Accelerator: New Pilot Programme for Gloucestershire’s SMEs

22nd February 2022

New pilot scheme launched to help Gloucestershire businesses innovate

How d

Innovation
Strategy
News
Start ups

5 mins

Why should you care about Net Zero

The Net Zero motivation. Why should you care?

21st February 2022

The UK became the first country to establish a legally binding commitment to achieve Net Zero (where the amount of carbon dioxide we add is no more than the amount taken away) by 2050, in

Net zero
Operations
Strategy

7 mins

20 Easy Wins to start your net zero journey

20 easy wins to start your Net Zero journey

16th February 2022

As Anne-Marie Bonneau, a sustainable chef, once said: “We don’t need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly. We need millions of people doing it imperfectly.”

Net zero
Operations
Strategy

5 mins

Kate vidgen en route parking

Meet the entrepreneur solving Gloucestershire’s traffic, parking, and pollution in one fell swoop

19th January 2022

Let's be honest with ourselves for a second...

How often are you tempted to use the empty pub car park near work?

Net zero
Strategy
People & skills

7 mins

Pete Eastwood boys who sew

Collaboration comes good for Cotswold curtain makers

17th January 2022

Nestled between the edge of the Cotswolds and the River Severn might be the last place you expect to find a former Head Coach of American Football working.

Strategy
Peer networks
Operations
People & skills

7 mins

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Have your say on Net Zero and get support for your business

1st December 2021

A little after 10pm on Sunday 13th November 2021, Glasgow’s much-anticipated COP26 climat

Net zero
Operations
Strategy

7 mins

SoGlos Business Awards 2021

Gloucestershire's best businesses honoured at the inaugural SoGlos Business Awards

14th September 2021

Almost 300 business gathered together, many for the first time in almost two years, at Gloucestershire Airport to celebrate the 17 winners at the first SoGlos Business Awards event.

Finance
Operations
Sales & marketing
Strategy

5 mins

So you want to grow a social impact brand?

So you want to grow a social impact brand?

1st October 2020

This post was written by Janina Neumann. Janina is a bilingual graphic designer, intercultural management trainer, and business owner of

12 mins

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Business Recovery Toolkit

2nd September 2020

GFirst LEP decided to review the wealth of information being promoted during lockdown and, taking that as a base, develop a methodology that businesses of

People & skills
Covid 19
Operations
Sales & marketing
Strategy

5 mins

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