Partnerships

Dale Vince & Guy Singh-Watson
12 February 2019

"It doesn’t need to be that way” – green entrepreneurs call for capitalism to be used as force for good

Two of Britain’s greenest entrepreneurs, Dale Vince and Guy Singh-Watson, have come together to appeal for businesses to refocus on people and the planet over profit.

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Child bird watching out of a window looking through binoculars
26 January 2019

Join the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

The RSPB is celebrating 40 years of its Big Garden Birdwatch, where amateur birdwatchers around the UK come together to share a snapshot of local wildlife. We spoke to our Head of Product to find out more about the annual event.

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Help Bristol's Homeless
22 January 2019

Ecotricity Supporting Bristol’s Homeless

Bristol currently has around 2,000 homeless people – but there’s a unique new organisation that are trying to tackle the problem.

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Food industry aims to green up with Ecotricity partnership
26 November 2018

Food industry aims to green up with Ecotricity partnership

Ecotricity, Britain’s greenest energy company, has launched a new partnership with the Sustainable Restaurant Association, which will encourage the foodservice industry to make smart decisions about how they power their businesses as part of an ongoing drive to work more sustainably.

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Ecotricity launches new partnership with Notting Hill Carnival
22 August 2018

Ecotricity launches new partnership with Notting Hill Carnival to create greenest party yet

Ecotricity is partnering with the Notting Hill Carnival this weekend as the organisers look to make it the greenest party in the event’s 52 year history.

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Children playing in the woods at an FSC site
18 July 2018

Field Studies Council looks to inspire next generation after switching to Ecotricity

The Field Studies Council (FSC) has switched its electricity supply to Britain’s greenest energy company, Ecotricity, and is planning to invest in renewables to help inspire the next generation of environmentalists.

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Rows of tshirts hung out to dry outside a festival entrance
17 July 2018

Sustainable fashion at Larmer Tree festival

The fashion industry isn’t well known for being green. Just last year, Stella McCartney condemned it as “incredibly wasteful and harmful to the environment”. So it’s good to know that there are businesses out there producing original clothes that don’t cost the earth. We spoke to Rosie from t-shirt printing business, Giant Triplets, as they prepare to take their sustainable fashion to Larmer Tree festival.  

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Children look out across Snowdon and the surrounding mountains.
12 July 2018

Understand your natural world with the Field Studies Council

We’ve worked with the Field Studies Council (FSC) for almost a year now, sharing a vision for a greener Britain. They believe, much as we do, that the more we understand about the world around us, the more we’re inclined to protect its diversity and beauty. As our partner of the month, we asked them about their work to inspire people’s interest in the world we inhabit.   

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Could gamification help electric vehicles unlock Britain's smart energy grid
20 June 2018

Could gamification help electric vehicles unlock Britain’s smart energy grid?

A new £400,000 government funded project will start work this month to investigate whether gamification, including virtual currencies, competitions and raffles, can encourage electric car drivers to engage with Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technologies – and be a part of Britain’s smart energy grid future.

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Ancients of the future
25 May 2018

In praise of rotten wood

An astonishing amount of UK wildlife (over 2000 species) is reliant on ancient trees. But historic wood pasture and parkland is actually under threat and declining. There’s the growing threat from tree diseases and climate change, but of greatest concern is the age gap between existing ancient trees and future generations.

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16 May 2018

Beware what’s in your plant pot

As the weather gets warmer, you may be thinking about sprucing up your garden. Potted plants are a great way to get started, but they need to be carefully considered.

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