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Chamber’s climate congress to return in 2024

November 30, 2023

Businesses will have the chance to make a powerful and lasting recommitment to tackling the climate crisis with the return of Congress of Business (COB) in 2024. Running on 14 May at SWG3 (home of the COP26 New York Times Climate Hub) as a key part of Glasgow Climate Week, COB will focus on the…

Scottish Leather Group launches £14 million ‘super tannery’

September 22, 2023

Scottish Leather Group has opened a £14 million ‘super tannery’ facility, which sets new industry standards for leather production and will build on its world-leading sustainability achievements. The landmark project, which has taken seven years to deliver, is part of Scottish Leather Group’s ongoing commitment to raising standards in quality, sustainability and traceability.  The business…

Ellen Macarthur Foundation showcases Circular Glasgow

September 19, 2023

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation have spotlighted our Circular Glasgow initiatives, Plate up for Glasgow and Grounds for Recycling. This stands as a remarkable testament to our pioneering campaigns that not only engage businesses on a wider scale but also have the potential to gain global recognition, showcasing the exemplary work in Glasgow as a model of best practice. Our global partners…

Circular Glasgow Network presents: A Circular Mixer for Curious Minds

September 7, 2023

This event is FREE to attend. Book here Location Ground Floor South Block 60 -64 Osborne Street Glasgow G1 5QH United Kingdom

World’s fastest cyclist backs Glasgow circular scheme

July 25, 2023

25 Jul 2023 Jenny Graham, the fastest female to circle the earth on a bike has backed an innovative recycling scheme being piloted across Glasgow during the inaugural 2023 UCI World Cycling Championships. An expected one million spectators are to descend into Scotland during Championships and thanks to a new scheme from Glasgow Chamber of…

Impact Arts X Step Up to Net Zero

July 6, 2023

Funded by Glasgow City Council, Step Up to Net Zero by Glasgow Chamber of Commerce has allowed Impact Arts to go further than ever before in its efforts to address the climate crisis. Over the past 4 months, Step Up to Net Zero Coordinators Cara and Poppy worked with Impact Arts to realise an action…

Glasgow blazes trail in recycling coffee

June 28, 2023

By Alison McRae, Senior Director of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Over the last few years I have found great joy in the process of making a really good coffee with freshly ground beans from one of my local coffee houses. I am clearly not alone. As a nation previously known for its tea drinking, the…

WEEE Scotland – supporting a circular economy

June 21, 2023

WEEE Scotland exist to support a circular economy, managing customers’ resources for a better tomorrow. On the repair side of the business, the emphasis is on delivering quality refurbished products which instill trust in reuse, supporting the idea that repair and remanufacture often lead to improved design and function (as well as making carbon and…

Circular Supper Club

June 14, 2023

The inaugural Circular Supper Club, featuring locally sourced vegetarian and vegan produce, turned out to be a luscious and inspirational prelude before the Congress of Business (COB) the next day.   Circular Glasgow, in partnership with the iconic SWG3 venue, created an intimate circular-themed event which tantalised the senses and was greatly appreciated by those…