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4th October 2022

The Growth Hub and GFirst LEP are hosting a Gloucestershire Net Zero Conference aiming to inspire the business community to start their Net Zero journey.

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Director of Wheatway Solutions Colin Smith

Wheatway Solutions charging towards Net Zero with help from The Growth Hub team

29th September 2022

Wheatway Solutions Ltd is a customer driven solutions provider in the screening bucket industry, work

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Shades of green. How to talk about sustainability.

Shades of green. How to talk about sustainability.

2nd August 2022

This post was written by Sarah Bryars, Chief Executive of Target Group. Sarah combines almost 30 years of PR and communications experience

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Gloucestershire’s SMEs are committed to working towards Net Zero says survey

Gloucestershire’s SMEs are committed to working towards Net Zero says survey

28th June 2022

In partnership with GFirst LEP, The Growth Hub launched Gloucestershire’s Net Zero survey to better understand the chall

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Gloucestershire activewear brand is UK’s first to launch a sustainable pre-order system

Gloucestershire activewear brand is UK’s first to launch a sustainable pre-order system

17th June 2022

Sara Da Silva Brazilian Sportswear, based in Gloucester, launched their first ever pre-order capsule collection in the UK.

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First £10K Innovation Voucher awarded to help agri-tech businesses reduce their carbon footprint

First £10K Innovation Voucher awarded to help agri-tech businesses reduce their carbon footprint

30th May 2022

Sustainable Business Design a Cheltenham-based consultancy business that helps SMEs grow their business sustainably has b

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5 mins

EV infrastructure grants for staff and fleets

EV infrastructure grants for staff and fleets

9th May 2022

The government wants to help businesses install electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints for their operations and staff.

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Net Zero - The Growth Hub - must know regulations and standards

The must-know regulations and standards for Net Zero

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.

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Operations
Strategy

5 mins

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

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Operations
Strategy

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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

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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.”

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5 mins

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