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April 2021

CIoS Environmental Growth Strategy Update & Green Business Growth

April 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Find out about the updated Environmental Growth Strategy for Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly and the opportunities for business growthThere is not just a climate emergency; but an ecological emergency too. And the evidence is clear that we must increase the speed with which we are bringing back nature in our land and seas if we are to prevent ecological breakdown.And whilst we are reducing our carbon footprint on the journey to becoming carbon neutral, evidence shows that we…

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May 2021

Closing the Loop – Film discussion with Q&A

May 6, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Closing the Loop is an optimistic exploration of diverse businesses making the change from a linear to a circular economic model.Closing the Loop is an optimistic exploration of diverse businesses making the change from a linear (take-make-waste) economic model to a circular (zero waste) economic model. The film takes an in-depth look at business sites from the UK, Europe, Latin America, and South Africa.Created by Emmy Award winner, Graham Sheldon & Dr. Wayne Visser, Professor of Integrated Value at Antwerp…

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Tevi networking and habitat restoration event

May 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
BF Adventure, Halvasso, Long Downs, TR10 9BX
Long Downs, TR10 9BX GB
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Roll up your sleeves and get stuck in, a day of networking, fun and environmentalism!** Please note - This event may be subject to change depending on the latest government COVID guidelines**Contributing to environmental growth requires action, and businesses across the county can take the lead in being the change required for a new and more sustainable way of living and working.This opportunity to gather and get involved will be hosted by Tevi at BF adventure where engaging with nature…

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Introduction to Care Farming

May 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Tevi and Social Farms & Gardens present an online introduction to care farming for providers of nature-based health interventions (NBIs)After 13 months of lockdowns and other restrictions, the ability to access wildlife, social opportunities and green prescriptions is vital for the mental health of Cornwall and its people. Tevi is hosting an online summary of care farming and how companies and charities providing nature-based health interventions can take advantage of the nationwide support offered by Social Farms & Gardens. AgendaDr…

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Tevi’s new Electric Vehicle Tool for business

May 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

For businesses interested in adopting EV transportationTevi’s work with the Electric Vehicle Challenge Network identified opportunities to help to broaden EV charging infrastructure across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, identifying barriers to deployment such as confusion around infrastructure demands. We have developed a tool to allow businesses to easily identify relevant technology and approaches, and to find the right solution to the needs of businesses in relation to the growing demand for charging infrastructure. The tool automatically locates nearby…

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July 2021

Cornwall’s Climate Stories: Plenty More Fish – Film discussion with Q&A

July 28, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Episode two of Cornwall's Climate Stories looks at how Cornwall's fishing industry is being affected by climate change.Cornwall’s Climate Stories is a series of documentaries highlighting the impacts of climate change already being felt across our county, as well as the fantastic local businesses, researchers and community groups working hard to prepare us for the challenges coming our way. Climate change is going to impact us in Cornwall in ways beyond just extreme weather and sea level rise. This second…

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November 2021

Let’s Talk Climate Action Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

November 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

An online COP26 Regional Roadshow event.We want to bring businesses, organisations and community groups together to address the question ‘when everything is so global, what can I do?’As the United Nations meet to accelerate world action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement, we need everyone to commit to act on climate change and create further momentum for action here in Cornwall.This event will focus on key thematic areas in which we can all take action to reduce our impact.…

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Scared to Scale? Learn how to grow and scale your business with confidence

November 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Cornwall, Yellow Room, The Exchange / Library Building University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, TR10 9FE
Penryn, TR10 9FE GB
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A free talk and workshop for startup and small businesses which will help you gain skills and insight to grow and scale your business.Two Green Magpies present Guest Speaker; Louis Hurst, an entrepreneur who has grown and scaled a number of businesses. Louis will reveal the challenges and opportunities of building, growing and scaling companies. You will learn about collaboration, using finance, marketing techniques and the simple tweaks you can make to your business to overcome the hurdles of growing…

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Women and Leadership

November 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The session Women and Leadership will explore some of the challenges we are dealing with.About this eventWomen continue to be vastly under-represented in decision-making in politics, businesses, and communities. Research from the World Economic Forum shows that, at the current rate of progress it will take another 108 years to reach gender parity. However, women are powerful agents of change, and the far-reaching benefits of diversity and gender parity in leadership and decision-making are increasingly recognized in all environments. Investment…

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December 2021

How will construction materials be used to ensure we Build Back Greener?

December 1, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Trewithen Estate, Trewithen Estate, Grampound Road, TR2 4DD
Grampound Road, TR2 4DD GB
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We need your help to identify improvements in the construction sector and address how Cornish SMEs can lead the charge to Build Back BetterThe UK national agenda to ‘Build Back Better’ and for this to be part of a ‘Green Recovery’ directs all of us across the built environment sector to deliver a genuine improvement in the quality of the built environment which we create. But how is this deliverable?One of a series, as part of our Challenge Networks, this…

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