News and Jobs

 

This page is for sharing news about the greentech sector, whether in Oxfordshire or further afield, as well as relevant job opportunities arising, and to welcome new members. Our membership is full of active and vibrant organisations, often producing their own research or insights into their areas of expertise, as well as advertising for new people to join their teams, which we are pleased to showcase here.

 

News

Creating your crisis communication plan 

If you have a Crisis Communication Plan, you’ve probably already got it off the shelf. No plan? It’s not too late to pull one together in 5 easy steps. Check out this short blog post from Oxfordshire Greentech member Positively Media on what to do to manage during a crisis – especially relevant as we, as a business community, deal with the impacts of coronavirus!

Lower cost of ownership strengthens business case for commercial EVs

The financial case for electric vehicles (EVs) was the focus of an Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire Greentech business breakfast this week. To a packed room at the Said Business School, speakers addressed topics that would-be adopters of commercial EVs want to understand. Leasing options, tax breaks, insurance, the second-hand market and cost of ownership were all high on the agenda.

Oxfordshire firms shortlisted for Cleantech Venture Day

Three Oxfordshire firms have been shortlisted for Cleantech Venture Day in London, an established investment pitching event that brings low carbon, sustainable tech firms together with investors.

Energy storage: How one Oxfordshire firm is pioneering new battery technology

The storage of electricity from low or zero carbon generation sources is of vital importance to addressing the climate crisis…

Jobs

Vacancies at Oxford Product Design

“Making things better by making better things.”
OPD is a full-service, multi-award winning product design consultancy, committed to delivering innovative, commercially successful products across industries. They are currently looking to recruit for a number of vacancies:

  • Electronics System Engineer
  • Financial Controller
  • Marketing Controller
  • Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

Welcome to our most recent members…

Hesys Sustainability Services support smaller organisations embrace the UN Sustainable Development Goals, to select 2 or 3 and build an adoption and tracking plan. We believe in starting small and growing. We believe in employee engagement and that small changes contribute towards the bigger whole.
Happy Nation Home are a Danish brand that redefine and raise standards of short-term housing in the UK. We create well-designed living spaces that focus on art, functionality and sustainability of short-term accommodation for holidaymakers and corporate clients. We educate our guests on how to be healthy and environmentally friendly, and have sustainability policies in place across all arms of our hospitality business.
Tala is a stakeholder communications consultancy with a broad international client-base. We are based in rural North Oxfordshire and count OxLEP and the Oxford to Cambridge Arc as clients. Relevant assignments have included solar, onshore wind, energy from waste, propulsion systems and building insulation
We aim at bringing the state-of-the-art technology and techniques in the field of fluid dynamics to our clients, with the objective of improving the performance and efficiency of their processes and products as a consequence
Our mission is to use our knowledge and values to develop green and sustainable local projects, including Affordable and Custom build homes, with the highest regard for quality, in-service performance and positive impact on climate change
At Greencore, their aim is simple: to build homes that are modern, comfortable and healthy. What’s more, they specialise in building to Passivhaus energy efficiency standards. And they use high-performance, natural building materials, which means your home can be built with minimal impact on the environment