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Foodsteps - the foodtech startup with sustainability at its core.

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th June 2022
The lowdown on Foodsteps and its platform that enables restaurants, brands and retailers to track and reduce the footprint of food from farm to fork. Food production is responsible for 26% of global emissions, and is the single biggest factor in the loss of biodiversity. In previous articles, we have mentioned, for example, the huge 90% deforestation of Madagascar to make way for fish farming. ...
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How Saving Water Will Help Your Business Reach Net Zero

by: Startacus Admin ~ 15th June 2022
Making a real effort to reduce the carbon footprint of your business? Here are five key ways that your business can reach net-zero through water conservation. Water supply and wastewater management are essential areas of focus in the Environment Agency’s commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2030. There is a global consciousness about reducing our individual and collective carbon ...
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CATAGEN receives funding to propel Green Hydrogen and E-Fuels as decarbonisation routes for Net Zero

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th June 2022
CATAGEN, a spin-out from Queen’s University Belfast secures funding to scale its team and develop new net zero technologies in green hydrogen and e-fuel production. CATAGEN has received two new funding awards from the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), funded through the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio, as part of the Red Diesel Replacement Competitio...
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TripShift - automated emissions tracking to help us all move better.

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th May 2022
TripShift is a London-based SaaS startup enabling users to accurately record how much carbon their business or personal journey creates. The transportation sector produces billions of tonnes of carbon every year, representing 25% of all carbon emissions worldwide. We are told that if these numbers aren’t reduced by 2030, there will be no returning from the climate catastrophe that follow...
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Net zero is a priority for four fifths of UK startups

by: Startacus Admin ~ 15th March 2022
  New research from Innovate UK reveals majority of startups are passionate about their climate impact and have clear desire to achieve net zero. Net zero is a priority for four fifths (80%) of start-ups, with 72% working to achieve carbon neutrality and 8% already carbon neutral or negative according to new research from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. Innovate UK found th...
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Why further and faster action is needed from the Travel & Tourism industry on carbon emissions

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th November 2021
Business in the travel and tourism sector? Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President SUN x shares his insights on why the Glasgow Declaration is simply a first step With all the news coming out of the Glasgow summit everyone is aware that Net Zero 2050 is the COP 26 promoted target in its Race to Zero campaign, and it is a key focus for green tourism. What does this mean for the Travel & Touris...
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How can SMEs be more sustainable?

by: Startacus Admin ~ 13th October 2021
Gary Styles, CEO and Founder at sustainability platform Zellar shares his insights on why sustainability matters and what small businesses can do to make a difference Climate change is a big issue but as a small business, you may not think you have much of an impact. However small and medium businesses account for over 99% of the private sector and together can make a huge contribution to the s...
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Sourceful - sustainable sourcing made easy

by: Startacus Admin ~ 28th September 2021
The Manchester-based startup Sourceful is on a mission to make global supply-chain sustainability more transparent and achievable for every business. We have written quite a lot over the last couple of years about startups dedicated to sustainability. Be they search engines, browser plug-ins, carbon offsetting schemes, turning waste into new products, or many, many others, there are an encourag...
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32 climate tech companies participating in Tech Nation Net Zero 2.0

by: Startacus Admin ~ 15th September 2021
The lowdown on the innovative companies that have been accepted into Net Zero 2.0, the programme dedicated to supporting the UK’s most promising climate tech companies An impressive cohort of 32 climate tech companies have just been accepted into the second iteration of Tech Nation’s Net Zero programme, the government-backed programme that aims to support the most promising climate...
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