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“Anyone who knew my treasured friend Edmond Safra was keenly aware that he was a remarkable person: thoughtful, welcoming, intelligent. With this definitive account of his life, a broader audience can marvel at his accomplishments, remember his enduring contributions, and carry forward the lessons of a life lived with purpose and humility.” — Elton John […]



Protecting Austrian Forests – RINGANA and

A fantastic idea has at last become a reality: with RINGANA as its first participating company, the newly-founded (Climate Partnership) can finally start operations. The project entails returning 138.9 hectares to nature. To ensure that the initiative is on a solid technical footing, some strong partners have already been brought on board such as […]

Blenheim’s CEO opens up on solar

The first B4 Platinum Quarterly held in the stunning Clementines on the South Lawn at Blenheim Palace encapsulated all that is good about a business community coming together to network. One of B4’s most loyal supporters, Blenheim Palace, played host to over 100 business leaders from across Oxfordshire providing fantastic hospitality and enabling brilliant conversations.

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Can Your Business Learn from the Super Bowl? 

Last night’s Super Bowl, won by the Kansas City Chiefs, was one of the most-watched television events of the year in the United States, with over 100 million viewers tuning in to watch the game. Many companies see the Super Bowl as an opportunity to reach a large audience and gain market share with half-time adverts costing an eye-watering $7 million! Here are some common strategies that companies use to leverage the Super Bowl to gain market share:

Let’s talk turkey!

Hot off the press – some topical food for thought with a distinctly seasonal flavour and certainly something for businesses to chew over and digest to ensure that they keep abreast of the latest thinking in branding and have a tried and tested recipe for success that isn’t bland for the new year ahead.

By PHIL STRACHAN – The Think Brand not bland Guy


Howbery Park helps hedgehogs

Howbery Business Park has been focusing on improving support for hedgehogs in its grounds for a year, as part of a six-year biodiversity programme. The team has added hedgehog houses,  worked on improving food supplies and checked there are corridors through the park for the prickly creatures to move. In recognition of meeting criteria set […]

Local Government

‘Meanwhile in Oxfordshire..’ Case Study: Ducky Zebra, the sustainable kidswear brand...

‘Often girls’ clothes are pink, cute and impractical. They promote kindness, but not always confidence. And boys’ clothes are often blue, aggressive and adventure seeking. They promote confidence, but not always kindness. I wanted to bring these two characteristics together and allow all children, no matter what their gender, to celebrate both kindness and confidence.’ – Sally Dear, Founder of Ducky Zebra


The Season of New Beginnings in Your Leadership Journey

Spring is thought of as the season of new beginnings, bringing new life to plants, trees and flowers and although it may not officially begin until 20th March, now is a great time to think about new beginnings in your own professional journey. This change of season is a great time to reflect on the things that you have planned for the year, and how you are going to accomplish them.

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RINGANA Defines the Price of Sustainability

WHAT DOES SUSTAINABILITY COST? CAN WE DO WITHOUT IT? WHAT NEW MOSAIC PIECES CAN BE FOUND?  On the occasion of International Earth Day 2023, RINGANA asked itself what sustainability actually costs.  And whether we can do without it? By answering these questions, RINGANA came up with a clear strategy: the Styrian family-run business will continue […]