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Tevi Business workshop – The Business Case for Sustainability

Tevi recently collaborated with Truro based Conscious Creatives to run a workshop focusing on the business case for sustainability. The one-day event, set within the beautiful Old Bakery Studios in Truro, offered SMEs a better understanding of the relationship between environmental sustainability and successful business growth. In this context, through a mix of theoretical and […]

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Tevi study trip to IMERYS laboratories

Tevi led a study trip to the IMERYS processing laboratories this week with behind the scenes access  for a select group of business creatives. The aim of the trip was to understand more about IMERYS  processes and products and explore opportunities for adopting circular economy approaches to using current waste products. IMERYS is the world […]

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Tevi Tree Planting Activity for National Tree Week

Author Ben Rowswell We were delighted to have a break in the clouds today and the appearance of blue skies and dry weather for our tree planting activity held at Enys Gardens as part of the Tree Council’s National Tree Week. The event brought together a select group of businesses that we work with to […]

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Advanced Mooring Systems Challenge Network Update 

Author: Amanda Goodwin   On 19th November 2019, at The Old Bakery Studio in Truro, we convened the second meeting of Tevi’s Advanced Moorings Challenge Network.  Seventy people from across 50+ organisations attended the workshop to discuss how to accelerate the uptake of Advanced Mooring Systems (AMS) in CIoS. The aim of this Challenge Network is to support the […]

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Tevi Challenge Networks delivering solutions to our biggest environmental challenges

Author: Amanda Goodwin  The Tevi Challenge Networks, together with the 12-hour business assist and the Tevi grant fund, form a key part of the programme’s enterprise support offer. Bringing together Tevi member enterprises with academics, external experts and other businesses, the Challenge Networks identify solutions to some of the biggest environmental issues faced by organisations across Cornwall and the Isles of […]

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Business leaders pitch Cornwall as the place for ‘Green Business’ growth

Growing Cornwall’s profile as a leader in ‘Green Business’ growth Following on from presentations made during the ‘Wild Business Networking Event’ organised by Cornwall Wildlife Trust in partnership with Tevi this week, Mark Duddridge Chairperson for Cornwall & IoS Local Enterprise Partnership highlighted that: “Valuing, protecting and enhancing our environment alongside business growth is core […]

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Circular Economy Summit 2019 – A successful meeting of minds

More than 100 people attended this year’s Circular Economy Summit ‘Grow your business through collaboration’ held at Nancarrow Farm. The event hosted by Tevi brought together  local businesses, policy makers & academics to explore opportunities for collaboration and progressing through different stages of circular economy work, taking inspiration from best practice examples from the Netherlands […]

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Video – Packshare: Packaging a circular economy

You may already be familiar with Packshare from our case study here. As online sales have grown over the years, so too has the issue of waste packaging (especially given that some of the largest online marketplaces still have a tendency to over-package!). Most of us have amassed a pile of boxes at some point […]

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Video – Circular Food Project

Tevi has been working over the last year to support the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in many sectors across Cornwall through the adoption of Circular Economic approaches. Food and the Circular Economy – South West is an EPSRC-funded research project. Since November 2016 the project has been exploring the challenges and opportunities […]

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Walking with Cornwall’s Beavers

Tevi recently hosted a set of walks at Woodland Valley Farm, home of Cornwall’s beaver reintroduction project. On a beautiful moonlit evening, it was a real joy to see beavers back in the county, the project driven in large part by the passion and tremendous efforts of farmer Chris Jones and Cornwall Wildlife Trust (CWT). […]

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