Responsible investment is growing

Well over a decade ago, UN Secretary General Kofi Anan and a group of the world’s largest institutional investors launched the Principles of Investment. The Principles sought to encourage funds to integrate environmental, social and corporate governance impacts into their investment decision-making.

Published on 15 July 2019

Funding: Plastics Packaging and Textile Recycling Grants

WRAP is looking for organisations that are creating new methods of recycling plastics or textiles in England.

Published on 8 July 2019

Funding: Key technology components for local energy systems

Apply for a share of up to £3 million to develop technology components that help improve the efficiency of local energy systems.

Published on 8 July 2019

Funding: Detailed Designs of Smart, Local Energy Systems

Apply for a share of up to £30 million to develop clean, cheap local energy systems that create prosperous, resilient UK communities.

Published on 8 July 2019

Commercialising an innovation

Taking a product to market is no mean feat. It takes a lot more than a good idea to make a success of it. A new product or service needs to be viable commercially for it to have a real impact.

Published on 13 June 2019

Business innovation is the key to our future

Innovation is at the heart of every great business, and it’s also at the heart of what we all need to do tackle climate change. The need to find new ways of doing things has never been more pressing.

Published on 28 February 2019

Getting private investment for your green business

As an entrepreneur, you’re one of a kind. You’ve got the ideas, the vision and the drive. But one thing can stand in the way of you and the big time: securing the right investment for your business.

Published on 27 February 2019