Looking ahead to the COP26 United Nations Climate Summit later this year, one of the primary aims for governments and businesses will be to harness the power of innovative sustainability startups to deliver on their goals. Thanks to their agility and high growth potential, SMEs with scalable solutions to climate change are uniquely positioned to attract significant investment. Governmental grants and funding are available to businesses capable of building back better for a climate resilient economy.

UK Government Budget 2021

The UK Government’s 2021 Budget is hot off the press. Amongst other announcements in an extremely unorthodox budget, the Chancellor set out a new…


This week marks the 5th anniversary of that momentous day when 195 countries unanimously adopted the Paris Agreement. After years of work by hundreds of dedicated UN staff, thousands of civil society members, business leaders, regional and national governments, scientists, activists, the world came together to tackle Climate Change. The agreement directs each of the 195 country signatories and the European Union to develop their own emission reduction targets and the strategies by which they endeavour to achieve them. It is the first truly global commitment to fight the climate crisis.

It is a historical milestone down our continued path…


What is Impact Investing?

When it comes to investing, ESG, Impact, or Socially Responsible investing balances an interest in financial returns with an interest in societal or environmental returns within a portfolio. Today, roughly 56% of investors in the UK are interested in impact investing according to a survey of 1,800 individuals by the National Advisory Board on Impact Investing, 8 in 10 millennial investors express interest in impact investing, while half participate in it according to Morgan Stanley.

Investing sustainably is now big business. Funds with an eye on both sustainability and financial returns have outperformed conventional stocks. This is just as well…


Organisations are not immune to the challenges which shape our world today. Even as technology enables us to develop decentralized systems and connect remotely, our world continues to face severe economic insecurity, inequities and environmental risks.

Leaders who are called to be part of the solution need emotional and organisational intelligence. They need to cultivate a sense of purpose in their organisation and community and to embrace diversity. If we seek lasting, transformational change, we ALL need to have an opportunity to be apart of it. …


When setting out on a new mission it’s critical to know what you are aiming for, and most importantly why. Having previously spoken about why we created Attis, in this post we wanted to set out our thinking how we think policy makers can support the transition to a fair, just and ecologically sound world. As investors, corporate citizens and individual citizens we believe we have our role to play, and one of those roles is making our voices heard by policy makers. We have developed our manifesto to confront the thinking that limits innovation, imposes inequality and puts profits…

Jake Wombwell-Povey

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