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Finland x Cornwall: Circular economy approaches in the georesources

This was the second in our series of Tevi webinars exploring circular economy synergies between Cornwall and leading Finnish institutions. This time, we teamed up with the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK), a leading European competence centre on assessment and sustainable use of geological resources. GTK provides expertise that serves the interests of clients, stakeholders […]

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Wilding Land for Economic and Environmental Growth

Author: Amanda Goodwin, Tevi Challenge Network Manager  Challenge Network Introduction:  On 29th April 2020 Tevi convened the first meeting of its Wilding Land Challenge Network (CN). This CN aims to support enterprises across the region to recognise and implement land management practices that contribute towards environmental growth.   These practices could include allowing natural regeneration of land, giving space to wildness, planting edible / pollinator friendly species, supporting dark sky initiatives, as well as providing access to these flourishing areas for human wellbeing and health benefits.  The […]

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Introducing Digipolis, a leading circular economy cluster in northern Finland

Tevi is delighed to team up with the Digipolis Circular and Bioeconomy Centre in northern Finland to offer unique insight into how the circular economy transition is being implemented near the Arctic Circle. Finland is a forerunner in the circular economy. Last year, under the leadership of Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund, Finland was the first country […]

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Tevi bring in expertise from the Netherlands to speed up Cornwall’s transition to a Circle Economy

Tevi have teamed up with Circle Economy (CE) in Amsterdam to develop a range of bespoke solutions that further support the transition to a circular economy for Cornish businesses. This exciting collaboration draws on the international experience of CE and helps keep Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly plugged into European-wide networks of businesses, all […]

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Lagas goes LIVE

Tevi’s Environmental Intelligence data hub, Lagas, is now live, and available to view at https://lagas.co.uk/. This web platform, developed by Tevi with Truro based Vitamin Cornwall, allows Cornwall to share its Environmental Growth vision, to help guide the decisions of businesses, planners and the public.   Lagas, and the wider focus on Environmental Growth within […]

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Tevi support Cornwall’s creatives to adopt circular thinking

How can the creative sector and cultural institutions drive environmental sustainability? Introduction and aims Tevi was delighted to host Julie’s Bicycle, leading creative and cultural sector sustainability specialists, for a one-off workshop specifically tailored towards SMEs in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly. The day’s interactive sessions  featured Cultivator Cornwall, which has recently launched a […]

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Cornish Businesses and Environment

Author: Dr Dave Rymer Lessons from China As the epicentre of the outbreak, the first country to put in place major lockdown, and now the first country to enter a phase of re-opening for business, how has China fared, and what can Cornwall’s SMEs learn from this? As a result of city- and province-wide shutdowns […]

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Tevi Online with Kim Conchie

Yesterday we held our first online welcome event outlining how our team can support Cornish SMEs through forthcoming events in partnership with select organisations. The menu of events has been designed by Tevi to support businesses to build resilience in the rapidly changing business landscape, and to transition to circular economy practices. For more information […]

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Tevi business PK Porthcurno Wins 2020 Green Award

A Cornish business supported by Tevi, PK Porthcurno (previously the Telegraph Museum Porthcurno) has been announced as the winner of the Association for Cultural Enterprises GREEN AWARD 2020, for their innovative new Planet PK project which launched this spring. Planet PK is an ongoing environmental programme which looks to the future of Porthcurno Valley and […]

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