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E-bikes and EV adoption in the transition to Net Zero

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Business transport in Cornwall is changing. Organisations are increasingly looking to adopt electric vehicles, ahead of rapidly-approaching, ambitious net-zero targets. As such, the vehicle leasing side of the sector is increasingly pursuing green options as it works to manage and update its fleet. Fleet managers are exploring EV options across the board, while ensuring that […]

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Sustainable Tourism for Rural Cornwall

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Rural locations provide and alternative location to the coasts for nature-based activities and could benefit from market development through the visitor economy. Tevi and the G7 Legacy team invited visitor economy businesses to Ladock Community Hall to celebrate the unique wilderness and heritage of central Cornwall with a view to divert visitors from traditional ‘honey […]

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Innovation in Cornish Construction Materials – Groundworks

When Building Back Greener means taking a closer look at the foundations. The second installment of Tevi’s new Challenge Network on Sustainable Construction focused on an area of development that is vital, yet often overlooked: the ground.   Birgit Höntzsch, Chair of Landscape Institute South West Branch, Committee Member for Constructing Excellence Cornwall Hub and […]

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E-Cargo Bikes & Tevi’s EV Optimisation Tool – Official Launch!

A big thank you to everyone who could join us for the launch of the Tevi EV Optimisation Tool! The result of our Electric Vehicle Optimisation Challenge Network, this evolutionary tool has been a collaboration between SMEs, researchers, policy makers and stakeholders to better decarbonize Cornwall’s transport systems. We were joined on the day by […]

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Innovation in Cornish Construction Materials – New Challenge Network Launch

How will construction materials be used to ensure we Build Back Greener? One of a brand new series, as part of our Challenge Networks, this half-day event focused on innovations in material production, reduction and re-use on construction developments. The session showcased new perspectives on traditional building materials with future-focused examples of new products. The […]

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Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2021

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  Winners Announced for Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2021! This year’s cohort of the best eco businesses in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly were announced on Friday 3rd December at the award ceremony held at the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro. The Vice Lord Lieutenant James Williams officially opened the event, saying it was “beyond exciting”, how […]

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Domestic & Commercial Waste in Cornwall

As part of understanding the lifecycle of materials and products resulting from local business processes, Tevi organised a group visit to the SUEZ Materials Recycling Facility (MERF) in Bodmin, followed by a tour of the Cornwall Energy Recovery Centre (CERC) in the afternoon. Participants had the opportunity to learn how Suez reduce and reuse waste, […]

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Tevi Report Launch – What next for the future of sustainable georesources?

On 15th September Tevi’s event entitled, ‘What Next for the Future of Sustainable Georesources?’ launched our Sustainable Geororesources report and concluded our Sustainable Georeosurces Challenge Network. The day talked optimistically about the digital, distributed and dynamic future for sustainable georesources across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The lively panel discussion considered the challenges faced […]

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Tevi Grant Fund – Themes for 3rd call

Tevi Grant Fund – Third Call  Open:             24th September 2021 Close:             25th October 2021   Topics:             Rewilding Nature Recovery Transport Community Resilience The Visitor Economy Waste Management   Project timescales: please note that grants will be available only for projects that will be completed (that is, all purchasing, invoicing and […]

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