sustainable business

Safia Minney Speaks at Sancho's

Event Date: 
09/11/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Sancho's, 117 Fore Street, Exeter

Safia minney talks about how sustainable and fair fashion happens and why it needs to become the new norm: she’ll share her experience in setting up people tree, and working with po-zu and her book 'slave to fashion'. We are delighted to be hosting an intimate talk with Safia Minney MBE. Safia is a social entrepreneur, author, activist, founder of People Tree and Managing Director of Po-Zu.

She will be sharing her experience setting up the sustainable fashion power house People Tree. Safia will provide insight into how businesses can develop transparent supply chains, and will...

Devon Contract Waste rises from the ashes as work begins on new sustainable Marsh Barton headquarters

Following the fire that devastated Devon Contract Waste ’s HQ in March 2017, the company is gearing up for the next phase of its growth with the development of a new HQ. This month, work begins on the company’s new 1,300m2 headquarters on Marsh Barton Industrial Estate in Exeter. Approved by Devon County Council officers in September, the new premises will be built to an improved, sustainable design to house new facilities and achieve an internationally-recognised BREEAM sustainability rating of Excellent.

Scheduled to complete in the company’s 30th anniversary year in 2019, Devon...