Toyota Staff Create Allotment at Epsom HQ to Serve up Fresh Produce

In August, a team from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew visited Toyota’s Eco-HQ Surrey to assess the progress of the company’s principle of working in harmony with nature.

MP Impressed With Blenheim’s Environmental Initiatives

MP Robert Courts has praised Blenheim Estate’s commitment to the environment during a visit to the Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site this week.

Our Climate Change Strategy – and comment on the Government’s Decarbonising Transport plan

Today marks both the launch of our Group Climate Change Strategy, and the publication of the Government’s Decarbonising Transport Strategy – an exciting day on the journey towards Net Zero.

Toyota Announces Much-Reduced On the Road Pricing for New Mirai Fuel Cell Saloon

Toyota has announced prices and specifications for its new zero emission Mirai fuel cell saloon, confirming a 24 per cent reduction in the on-the-road price to £49,995 for the entry-level Design variant, with business contract hire rates starting from £435 per month* (excluding VAT).

Seacourt MD Gareth Dinnage and Operations Director Nick Dinnage

Oxford company Seacourt wins 4th Queen’s Award for enterprise in sustainable development

An Oxford printing company is celebrating today after winning its fourth Queen’s Award for Enterprise for sustainable development.

What is a B Corp?

What is a B Corp?

March is B Corp Month, but what is a B Corp and why should businesses be interested?

What is a B Corp?

What is a B Corp?

March is B Corp Month, but what is a B Corp and why should businesses be interested?

ODS and Oxfordshire County Council awarded joint innovation grant

ODS and Oxfordshire County Council awarded joint innovation grant to develop beautifully simple solution for off-street Electric Vehicle charging

ODS, Oxford’s Local Authority Trading Company (LATCO), has won a grant to collaborate with Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) to develop an innovative and cost-effective device that could be a real game-changer in allowing households without off-street parking to charge Electric Vehicles (EVs) at home.

 

From waste to (social) wealth

Government figures estimate that five million tonnes of plastic are used each year in the UK, half of this is packaging, and just 45% of it is recycled.

Organic Pig Farming

Loan secured for phase two of building project on organic pig farm

In summer 2019, Carter Jonas were instructed by AMC (Agricultural Mortgage Corporation) to visit an organic pig farm and apple pressing facility near Princes Risborough. Having secured planning permission for a new dwelling at the farm, the owners were looking to re-package an existing mortgage and for a new loan facility enabling them to build phase one of their new home.

The Blenheim Estate Office has been recognised in the Oxford Preservation Trust Awards 2019.

Blenheim Estate Office Wins Oxford Preservation Trust Award

The Blenheim Estate Office has been recognised in the Oxford Preservation Trust Awards 2019.

Aerial view River of Life

Carter Jonas Appointed by the Earth Trust for River of Life II

Carter Jonas, the national property consultancy, has been appointed by the Earth Trust to provide planning expertise for the delivery of the environmental charity’s River of Life II project, which will create new wetland habitats along the River Thames and River Thame.