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Exploring the role of finance within a circular economy: Part 2

March 3, 2021

As well as building start-up ecosystems which we discussed in Part 1 of this blog, another area which Bankers without Boundaries focusses on to accelerate the circular economy is creating cases of specific circular economy principles, technologies or business models within projects. Pilot projects: The link between construction and finance in creating a circular economy…

Exploring the role of finance within a circular economy: Part 1

February 25, 2021

Written by: Ryan Stodart, Bankers without Boundaries Globally, the transition towards net-zero must be accelerated if we are to avoid the worst effects of the climate crisis and environmental degradation. If drastic action is not taken, the cascading effects of the varied challenges we face will result in irreversible socio-environmental harms. To respond, we must…

Put your business on the map

February 25, 2021

Do you want your business to be featured on the latest directory for circular suppliers? Zero Waste Scotland are launching a new tool for circular businesses. It will be an interactive map to help businesses source products and services that are sustainable and circular. The directory will be featured on their website, as well as…

ACS Clothing sign new contract with Moss Bros

February 19, 2021

ACS Clothing are thrilled to have signed a new long-term contract with Moss Bros. This contract certifies that ACS will carry out the entire cleaning and fulfilment operations for Moss Bros Hire. This is by far the largest menswear rental contract in the UK. Moss Bros Moss Bros has a long and rich heritage with over…

From consumption to community

January 26, 2021

Wow. 2020/21 has been a year of immense upheaval for any business in the fashion and clothing industry. The Covid-19 pandemic has shone such a harsh light on so many aspects of how we dress and shop for clothes, for both producers and consumers. For a world in lockdown, clothing needs have changed dramatically –…

How Glasgow’s business community should prepare for COP26

November 23, 2020

We have just marked a year to go until COP26 comes to Glasgow, showcasing to the world the steps we have taken to become leaders in a circular and more sustainable economy. COP26 would have been taking place right now, however with the COVID-19 pandemic putting that on pause, we now have one year to…

The circular road to COP26

November 12, 2020

I’ve been fortunate to have seen the evolution of work on the circular economy here in Glasgow from an exciting idea to a commercial reality.  I’ve been especially privileged to have engaged with the business community through the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and proud to be one of its circular ambassadors.  The sheer range, diversity…

The future of work: circular economy jobs report published

October 28, 2020

While 8.1% of jobs in Scotland are currently related to the circular economy, further investments in the circular transition could provide significant labour market opportunities. A landmark report published today by Zero Waste Scotland and Circle Economy reveals that Scotland’s labour market is in a strong position to benefit from the circular economy transition. While…

Don’t Bin it CAN it – Recycling Platform Launched to Support Scottish Artists

September 1, 2020

1st September 2020 Today sees the launch of a new service enabling Scottish artists and craft makers to support each other by redistributing everything from paint to plinths. CAN (Circular Arts Network) is the latest innovative scheme from Glasgow’s Sculpture Placement Group (SPG) and has been designed as a way for people in the hard-pressed…