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GrowthBusiness is an online media portal for entrepreneurs at the helm of high potential, fast-growth businesses.

From featuring the inside track to the hottest deals, exits and busts, to in-depth analyses of larger business issues, GrowthBusiness is a core resource in the arsenal of the UK’s entrepreneurial elite.

The platform also showcases the best and the worst in the world of business and finance, from interviews with aspirational business leaders to profiles of those who are learning from setbacks. GrowthBusiness is a Vitesse Media publication, a multimedia AIM-listed company with a stable of award-winning magazines and online titles.

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Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs

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Carbon Trust

Carbon TrustThe Carbon Trust is an independent, expert partner of leading organisations around the world, helping them contribute to and benefit from a more sustainable future through carbon reduction, resource efficiency strategies and commercialising low-carbon technologies. By stimulating resource-efficient and low-carbon action, the Trust contributes to green goals, including the lowering of carbon emissions, the development of low-carbon businesses, increased energy security and job creation.

Clean Tech Investor

Clean Tech InvestorCleantech Investor is a publisher of finance, investment and business information, focusing on the fast-growing cleantech space. The company was established in 2006 and is based in the UK. Cleantech Investor Brasil was established in Brazil in 2012.

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Frost & Sullivan


Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today’s market participants.

Our “Growth Partnership” supports clients by addressing these opportunities and incorporating two key elements driving visionary innovation: The Integrated Value Proposition and The Partnership Infrastructure.

  • The Integrated Value Proposition provides support to our clients throughout all phases of their journey to visionary innovation including research, analysis, strategy, vision, innovation, and implementation.
  • The Partnership Infrastructure is entirely unique as it constructs the foundation upon which visionary innovation becomes possible. This includes our 360-degree research, comprehensive industry coverage, career best practices as well as our global footprint of more than 40 offices.

For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community.

B Lab

Certified B Corps are leading a global movement to redefine success in business so that companies compete not only to be best in the world but best for the world. By voluntarily meeting verified standards of performance, transparency and accountability, certified B Corps are distinguishing themselves by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.

In addition to meeting rigorous standards, they must change their Company Articles to treat the interests of all stakeholders equally. If traditional business is about maximising shareholder return, B Corps are about operating to create value for workers, community, the environment AND shareholders.

Globally, there are over 2,000 certified B Corps from across 130 industries and 50 countries. The B Corp movement in the UK launched just over one year ago, and has grown to 120 certified B Corps, with over £750 million in combined revenues, employing over 3,500 people and representing 14 industry categories. Our UK B Corps include Elvis & Kresse, Generation Investment Management, One Water, Bridges Ventures and Green Element.

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