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Tevi’s contribution to CIoS LIS opportunities

Programme overview  Launched in January 2018, Tevi has quickly become one of CIoS most recognised and high impact enterprise support programmes. A Priority 6 ERDF–funded partnership programme, Tevi uses circular economy and environmental growth strategies to help businesses improve the resilience of their processes, increase productivity, and play their part in growing Cornwall’s unique natural environment.  Tevi has directly supported 255 businesses and is on track to surpass its output targets. While this progress evidences Tevi’s success, there […]

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Academics & business leaders discuss Cornwall’s Circular Jobs Monitor

Described by Professor Stefano Pascucci as “A historical moment” this session introduced Cornwall’s Circular Jobs Monitor and provided the opportunity for academics and business leaders to discuss the report findings and potential impact. The baseline report was recently published through a collaboration between Tevi and Circle Economy in the Netherlands. The full report can be downloaded here. […]

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Sustainable Food: Innovative Approaches to Procurement and Surplus

Changing our food system is one of the most impactful actions we can take to address climate change, create flourishing rural communities, and rebuild biodiversity. The current food system has resulted in the loss of many small scale food producers and manufacturers to national conglomerates. It has also resulted in inconceivable volumes of food being […]

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TeviLIFE-C Camera Traps

March and April 2020 were set to be a busy few weeks for the TeviLIFE-C team to install more of the much-awaited, live–streaming nature cameras. Then the global pandemic struck. Unable to visit the far reaches of the county—including wildlife locations on the Isles of Scilly—the team came up with a parcel-sized alternative.  The core aim of Tevi is to help businesses grow, whilst also encouraging growth in the natural environment. Our online portal […]

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What can Cornwall Wildlife Trust do for your Business?

Author: Catherine Pinney Focussing on business support was the topic for our recent Tevi event titled: “What can Cornwall Wildlife Trust do for your Business?” Enthusiasm ran high during the session, which featured case studies from existing business supporters which have benefitted from their links with the Trust, who are also a Tevi project partner. […]

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Improving your health by engaging with nature

Author: Catherine Pinney As the third in a series of three linked events, Nature and Wellbeing remained at the forefront of everyone’s mind at our recent Tevi Event, which saw speakers from both local and national Wildlife Trusts along with a Cornish business specialising in wellness retreats and using nature for recovery. The session was […]

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The role of big data in driving innovation and solving global challenges

On Tuesday 14th July, Amanda Goodwin (Tevi Challenge Network Manager) joined The Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM) South West Council to discuss the role of ‘big data’ in driving innovation and solving global challenges. To view the recording of the session, click here.  Introducing big data:  Big data refers to large datasets that can be analysed to extract […]

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Aims of Circular Fashion

What is circular fashion? The central concept behind circular fashion is the avoidance of waste. Circular fashion revolves around clothing that is designed, sourced, produced and provided in a format that encourages re-use, recycling, and recirculation. The creation of circular fashion involves the establishment of traceable supply chains, sustainable resource use, ethical treatment of workers […]

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A summer like no other for The Wildlife Trusts

By Alex Didcock On the 10th July, Tevi’s Edvard Glücksman interviewed The Wildlife Trust’s Chief Executive Craig Bennett, Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Chief Executive Officer  Carolyn Cadman alongside Rachael Bice, now Chief Executive Officer of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and formerly Head of Environmental Growth and Partnerships at Cornwall Council as part of our ‘in conversation with’ series. […]

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Exploring business-led solutions to the pollinator decline problem

On 2nd July 2020 Tevi, together with our partners at SWEEP, presented the suite of reports we’ve created on business-led solutions to the pollinator decline problem. These reports are the product of the Local Seeds for Plants, Pollinators and People Challenge Network (CN). This CN is a multi-stakeholder initiative that was launched in early 2019 […]

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