Blog

Below are blogs from Go Green with top tips, advice and links to further information.

Some blogs are by guest authors from organisations across the region which highlight some of their own hints and tips and experiences that you can benefit from. Here is also where you will find latest news articles on upcoming events, reviews of events taken place and updates on the latest offers open to businesses to support them in their Go Green journey. The best way to maximise the benefits from these blog posts is to use them in conjunction with guidance from the Go Green Tool in order to complete your action plan.

Golden Ticket Gala brings sparkle to Bristol’s Healthy City Week!

Published on .

Enjoy a wonderful 2 course dinner from Armada House chefs using Fairtrade and local ingredients and a glass of Fairtrade wine or juice from the Co-operative. Dress to impress! Check out the tantilizing menu for the evening here! Hear about the Fairtrade Gold project and how your money makes all the difference from Greg Valerio MBE, the fun and inspiring pioneer of Fairtrade jewellery.

Workplace Wellbeing Week 2016

Published on .

Check out this blog on how your organisation can get involved in Workplace Wellbeing Week, the benefits for your business and how Wellbeing and Sustainability are closely linked together.

Go Green & Bristol Pound Workshop: Exploring Ethical Finance

Published on .

This Go Green workshop collaborated with Bristol Pound to help small and medium business' join the dots between underlying values of companies and the procurement of financial services - guest speaks from Within People, Triodos Bank, Bristol Pound, Bristol Green Capital Patnership CIC and LettUs Grow who shared their knowledge and experience on the topic. Read on for more.

Folly Farm: Bringing the Wild into Work!

Published on .

On May 6th we were joined by delegates at Folly Farm to explore how they have achieved Gold status for the Green Tourism Award and discover how businesses can get involved in corporate volunteering... Read on to find out more.

Business Green Week is back in 2016!

Published on .

Following a great success last year where over 40 businesses had great fun going green for one week, you're invited to take part in 2016 and prove how adopting green initiatives as a business helps to build a greener West of England region!

The Business Breakfast Digest – Success stories of Sustainable IT

Published on .

We use IT everyday and everywhere, in our offices, at home and on the go - but rarely stop to think about the environmental impact of IT, the changes we can make to green our IT systems or about the value that IT can bring to sustainability. Read on to be inspired by success stories of Green IT and practical steps to make smart sustainable IT choices.

How Happy are your staff and customers?

Published on .

Bristol is home to Happy City, a leading charity and social enterprise that is challenging narrow views of how cities measure prosperity. They have developed, in partnership with global experts, the world-leading Happy City Index. This includes an innovative user-friendly measurement tool called the Happiness Pulse, that maps how people are feeling and functioning in their day to day lives.