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Celebrating the successful construction of England’s largest onshore wind turbine – a BBRC impact investment

Join our impact investment team as our new Investment Manager leading on Net Zero solutions

Seeking an Investment Manager to join our Homes Investment Team

Impact success story: Bristol-based digital marketplace, Yuup secures further £200K BBRC investment

Welcoming Waliur Rahman to the BBRC Homes Advisory Panel and some goodbyes

A new chair & board members to support BBRC’s ambitious plans for growth

BBRC consortium partner in successful Bristol bid for a new climate action project 

BBRC expands Homes division to help tackle South West’s housing crisis

Looking for a Management Accountant to join our team

BBRC & Bristol Green Capital Partnership will lead an ambitious feasibility study to overcome barriers to Net Zero following Bristol winning a share of Innovate UK’s £2m fund

BBRC £500k investment in boomsatsuma – supporting innovators in Bristol’s creative industries

Our impact investee, The Park celebrate 1st year in their new building

BBRC Winners at the Community Energy England Awards

Community Radio stations go digital thanks to BBRC’s £70k investment in Bristol Digital Radio

Great turnout for our BBRC event at Lockleaze Sports Centre

City Funds at Bristol Festival of Ideas ‘Festival of the Future City’ Event

You can now access an audio recording of the Bristol Festival of Ideas ‘Festival of the Future City’ Event – a really interesting discussion which brought together a panel from Local Government, Housing Development & the VCSE & Financial sectors.

Hosted by City Funds Investment programmes partner, Bristol & Bath Regional Capital, the event asked:

“What role can local impact capital play in the future of Bristol?” Exploring a practical, local version of a ‘just transition’ in a more sustainable, fair economy.

Panellists discussed the potential benefits to our cities that might be derived from the use of local impact capital.

Listen again here

This event took place on 21/10/21 at Bristol’s Watershed.

Speakers included:

Gavin Bridge, Managing Director of Spatia & Strategic Advisor to Bristol & Bath Regional Capital. He has worked in development for over 20 years & is keen to collaborate & create with partners across the UK transforming places, communities & lives through sustainable neighbourhoods, smart, healthy workspaces & low & zero carbon homes.

Sado Jirde Director of Black South West Network, who works to raise the profile of racial inequality at strategic & policy levels regionally & nationally, as well as locally in Bristol. She has also been leading on the discussion around inclusive growth & the role social investment could play in addressing economic inequality in Bristol.

Craig Cheney, Deputy Mayor of Bristol, Councillor for Hillfields & member of the Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees’ cabinet with executive responsibility for Finance, Governance & Performance at Bristol City Council.

Annabel Smith Senior Network Lead for the Inclusive Growth Network, Centre for Progressive Policy, who works with cities & regions across the country to foster place-based approaches to inclusive economic growth.

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