Generation Y has often been misunderstood. Sometimes perceived as being ‘soft’ , they’ve been accused of being unequipped for adulthood because they perhaps never had to use a handsaw or maybe can’t identify an answering machine if you put it in front of them.
Why do some companies succeed where others fail? Michael Murray, from NVP Energy, the Shell Springboard 2016 regional winner, talks about his entrepreneurial journey and gives his top-tips for new businesses.
Business in the low-carbon and sustainability sectors in particular face unique challenges and need funding partners that take this into account. That’s why this year, we launched the Access to Finance Navigator – an interactive, digital database to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) identify funding opportunities in the low-carbon, cleantech and sustainability sectors.
Fish feces is full of nutrients – in particular, it’s high in ammonia, which is converted into nitrogen and is very useful for plants. From using fish feces as nutrients for our plants, to recirculating the water in our aquaponics system, we work on the principle that waste never truly gets ‘thrown away’.