Sustainability is key in a world where we must work in harmony with our natural resources in order to thrive. Here you will find content relating to sustainability, how to attain it, and why it is so important.
At October’s B4 Sustainability Ecosystem members were unanimous that attaining net zero carbon emissions by 2050 was an important target in our drive to reduce our carbon footprint, address climate change and implement a sustainable business approach. However, while the environmental and social aspirations to ‘be better’ and ‘do good’ were clear, many did not know what the carbon footprint of their business was or felt unsure what the steps should be to convert strategy into direct actions. As session lead Toby Newman from environment consultants, Enistic, explained: “If it can’t be measured, it can’t be improved.”
The Forest Canopy Foundation (FCF) is a partnership of professionals from the forestry industry, formed in response to the climate and nature crises and focusing on increasing woodland creation and management at scale across the UK.
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.
If delivery companies switched to using cargo bikes instead of diesel vans for the first and last mile of deliveries, it would save the NHS and other government services over £4bn by reducing the costs of congestion and air pollution, according to new analysis published today.
We’re passionate about doing our bit to help protect the planet and we believe tomorrow is not soon enough. We want to help businesses tackle climate change and move towards Net Zero as soon as possible.
Oxford North Ventures, the joint venture company of Thomas White Oxford, the development company of St John’s College, Cadillac Fairview and Stanhope, has launched a four-week public consultation on enhancements to phase 1a and new designs for phase 2 to deliver Oxford North, the new £700 million innovation district in Oxford, UK.
On Tuesday 9 November 2021, OxLEP hosted an official COP26 roadshow event on the Presidency’s ‘Science and Innovation’ Day, titled ‘’The Billion Tonne Drop – How Oxfordshire leads the global charge to address the climate emergency’.
OxLEP joined forces with the leading Oxfordshire voices of the University of Oxford, Harwell Campus and the Culham Science Centre-based UKAEA to host the first-ever OX to ZERO conference (1 September).