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An introduction to GALLANT’s city-wide, whole-systems approach with Professor Jaime L. Toney

February 23, 2024

Are you an architect, designer, or property professional based in Scotland and keen to discover more about the steps being taken to meet Net Zero? Join us on 5 March at Material Source Studio Glasgow for an introduction to GALLANT’s city-wide, whole-systems approach with Professor Jaime L. Toney of University of Glasgow. This lunchtime talk…

Full of Beans

February 22, 2024

By Rebecca Ricketts In recent years, there has been a significant shift in consumer preferences towards increased plant-based diets, with beans, pea, legumes, and pulses stepping up to the plate.  This move has been driven by a growing awareness of the environmental and health benefits of what we eat, as well as a desire to…

Glasgow creative agency Material becomes certified B Corp

February 21, 2024

As it celebrates its 21st year in business, Glasgow-based creative agency Material has been officially certified B Corp.​ Having undertaken the rigorous application and assessment process, Material now joins the globally recognised B Corp community of just over 8000 businesses that share a vision for business as a force for good.​ B Corp’s principles align with the agency’s…

Material Source Seminar – The real cost of sustainability – Glasgow

February 21, 2024

If you’re an architect, designer, or property professional based in Scotland, join us at Material Source’s upcoming #MSSPresents seminar: The real cost of sustainability, at Material Source Studio Glasgow on 6 March. As part of their wider focus on the subject for the whole of that week, sustainability will form the centre of discussion for their…

B Corp Bootcamp to scale your business sustainably

February 13, 2024

Teaming up with Mehalah Beckett, an experienced professional Business Coach and B Corp Consultant at Lead Powerful Impact Ltd, Glasgow Chamber is delighted to offer members the opportunity to participate in a B Corp Bootcamp. Many of us have heard of B Corp and agree it sounds like a good thing, but equally many do…

Glasgow Talks…Sustainability

February 13, 2024

Glasgow is a global leader in sustainability and leads the way in innovation in the battle against climate change. Our businesses are no exception, with much amazing work being produced by our city, and businesses from around the globe are looking to see what Glasgow is doing. As host city of COP26 and COB, we…

Glasgow business community takes centre stage in push for Net-Zero transition

February 6, 2024

The Glasgow business community took centre stage in driving the UK’s transition to a net-zero future while launching a ground-breaking report from the British Chambers of Commerce. The ‘Green Innovation Challenge’ advocates for a holistic approach to the country’s net-zero journey, leveraging the insights and expertise of businesses, academia, and think tanks nationwide. Unveiled on…

BCC publishes blueprint to drive net-zero transition

February 1, 2024

The British Chambers of Commerce ‘Green Innovation Challenge’ report has outlined a series of proposals for policymakers, to help accelerate the UK’s transition to net-zero. Among the recommendations in the report are: A new public body to oversee delivery of core climate policies Strengthened resources for independent Climate Change Committee A robust Green Industrial Strategy…

Glasgow’s climate action builds hope

December 20, 2023

On leaving COP28 in Dubai I saw some words on a wall which really struck home: ‘Action Builds Hope’. I felt it was a succinct way to encapsulate the work that the Chamber has recently done supporting members and championing Glasgow to shift from strategies to action. One of the key projects we have corralled…