Midlands

Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

Description

Working for the protection and enhancement of wildlife and wild places in the two counties. Dedicated to securing a better future for wildlife and improving people's understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of wildlife. Cares for 32 nature reserves covering nearly 3,000 acres. From woodland to meadows, wetland to heaths, they contain a rich variety of animal and plant species, many extremely rare.

Location

The Old Mill,
9 Soar Lane,
Leicester LE3 5DE
United Kingdom

Unity Trust Bank

Description

Unity is a specialist bank for organisations and businesses that aim to create community, social or environmental benefit. With over 30 years experience in the sector, we provide tailored day-to-day banking and finance to charities, social enterprises, co-operatives, voluntary and community organisations, trade unions, councils, housing associations and more. Read more »

Location

Nine Brindleyplace,
Birmingham B1 2HB
United Kingdom

Secret Cloud House Holidays

Description

Secret Cloud offers a small collection of luxury yurts on the edge of the Peak District National Park, offering stunning views across the Staffordshire Moorlands and yet a 5 minute hop from Alton Towers.

Our multi-award Winning yurts are popular with all ages, looking for a cosy outdoor adventure to create long lasting memories.

With featherdown duvets, Egyptian cotton sheets and log burning stove ovens, guests can snuggle under canvas all year round. The wood fired hot tubs and sauna are perfect for star gazing.

Location

Limestone View Farm,
Stoney Lane,
Cauldon ST10 3EP
United Kingdom

Fordhall Organic Farm

Description

The Fordhall Community Land Initiative (FCLI) is a social enterprise owned and run by 8,000 non-profit making shareholders. It owns Fordhall Organic Farm, utilising it to reconnect the community to food and farming through events, volunteering and educational activities. The FCLI leases the farm land to a tenant farmer, Ben Hollins. Like any other tenant farmer, Ben manages the land, livestock and farm shop with his own staff and pays a monthly rent to the FCLI. What could be simpler?

Location

Fordhall Community Land Initiative, Market Drayton TF9 3PS
United Kingdom

Society for the Environment

Description

The Society for the Environment (SocEnv) has a Royal Charter and is the leading and co-ordinating professional body in environmental matters and a pre-eminent champion of a sustainable environment. We believe that collaboration is key to tackling sustainability and the environmental challenges we face today. By joining together to form a collective voice and pushing forward the role of Chartered Environmentalists, we enhance and empower all our members working for a sustainable future. Read more »

Location

EPG 11-12 Eliot Park Innovation Centre,
4 Barling Way,
Nuneaton CV10 7RH
United Kingdom

Lampholder 2000 Ltd

Description

Lampholder Lighting Design is an independent lighting design service for all types of buildings, new build or refurbishments.

We specialise in lighting design schemes for eco-homes or any buildings requiring a high proportion of energy-efficient lighting. The service extends to sourcing, procurement, advice on controls and switching, and commissioning.

Lampholder 2000 manufactures its own energy-efficient pendants and decorative lighting in England, as well as undertaking conversions of incandescent fittings to energy-efficient light sources. Read more »

Location

Unit 3 TU House,
Thorpe Underwood NN6 9PA
United Kingdom

Survival Wholefoods

Description

A long-established retailer, cash-and-carry and the West Midlands only wholefood wholesaler. Survival sells predominantly wholefoods, where the emphasis is on organic, but they also carry non-organic, strictly non-GM foods.

Stock ranges from organic wines, beers and spirits to nuts, seeds, dried fruit, grains, rices, chilled and frozen organic foods in the shop, as well as recycled paper products, and fairly traded, organic herbal tinctures, herbs and spices. See and buy the entire range on the website. Read more »

Location

Unit 4a, Whitehill Park Industrial Estate,
Weobley HR4 8QE
United Kingdom

Wharton Arboriculture Ltd

Description

Our consultancy work is based on our knowledge and experience of trees, planning and management, which is applied to all projects, from one-off site assessments to the long term management of trees for health and safety reasons or to assist with planning and development processes. Read more »

Location

Minerva Mill, Station Road,
Alcester B49 5ET
United Kingdom

Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR)

Description

The University of Birmingham's Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) was launched in 2013 with the aim of it becoming a world-leading centre designed to be bold and ambitious in its research intentions to understand how forests react to the combined threats of climate change and invasive pests or diseases.

Location

University of Birmingham, Earth Sciences Building, Edgbaston,
Birmingham B15 2TT
United Kingdom

Vegan Society

Description

Educational charity promoting ways of living free from animal products for the benefit of people, animals and the environment. Provides information on veganism to schools, prisons, health care professionals, the media, food manufacturers and individuals. Publishes a quarterly magazine, The Vegan, a shopping guide, The Animal Free Shopper, and a large selection of information sheets and booklets. Also registers vegan products under its trademark scheme. Has a network of local and international contacts.

Location

Donald Watson House,
21 Hylton Street,
Birmingham B18 6HJ
United Kingdom
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