Sustainability + Digital Innovation = Award winning app, Ecoed!

Sustainability + Digital Innovation = Award winning app, Ecoed!

31st May 2018By Zoe Cuckow

This guest blog comes from Maria Soledad Riestra, Founder of Ecoed and Carolina Karlström A few weeks ago we received the wonderful news that our Ecoed app was granted a Social Impact award from the Techies SW via our partners and app developers ojo solutions. The Social Impact Award seeks to reward “a product or service driven … Read More

“Gold that Grows” – How Blockchains can transform Forest Ownership and Impact Investing

“Gold that Grows” – How Blockchains can transform Forest Ownership and Impact Investing

30th May 2018By Zoe Cuckow

This week’s guest blog comes from Ian Choo, Founder and Managing Partner of Ekofolio.  When most people think about investments, owning sustainable forests as a means of growing wealth reliably over time doesn’t usually come to mind.  Yet there has been growing recognition amongst discerning investors, that forests offer a plethora of unique benefits, which … Read More

Goodness, Which Circles Back: An interview with Melissa Bowden

Goodness, Which Circles Back: An interview with Melissa Bowden

15th May 2018By Zoe Cuckow

Meet Melissa, founder of Circle Back! We’ve really impressed at her stylish approach to helping consumers find better products for the planet. She’s supporting some great causes too! So, Melissa… Q: What’s unique or innovative about Circle Back? Circle Back is a website and soon to be pop-up shop providing an edit of brands which … Read More

My Green Genes at Work

My Green Genes at Work

9th May 2018By Zoe Cuckow

 When you’re dreaming about your travel plans, you’re probably thinking of the delicious food you’re going to eat, the sights you’re going to see, and the relaxing getaway you’re about to take to a beautiful place in the world. Chances are you’re not thinking of what you will be leaving behind. This week’s guest blog … Read More

Could Drop-in Cafes Help The Homeless in Oxford?

Could Drop-in Cafes Help The Homeless in Oxford?

2nd May 2018By Zoe Cuckow

With homelessness in Oxford growing at an alarming rate, the team at Homes4all Oxfordshire pioneered a drop-in café run out of a local shop. They focus on offering friendship and genuine hospitality. So far, they’ve been overwhelmed by the positive response from the homeless community and generosity of volunteers. Here’s their inspiring story of community-led … Read More

Meet the Beekeepers in Central London!

Meet the Beekeepers in Central London!

30th April 2018By Zoe Cuckow

Meet Bermondsey Street Bees! They’re championing artisan honey, beekeeping and sustainable food in the heart of London. Chatting with Sarah Wyndham Lewis about Bermondsey Street Bees was a joy; her commitment to creating a truly artisan product stands out and passion for bees is infectious. This is genuine, authentic food production at its best. Q: What is … Read More