Oxfordshire has a fantastic array of eco-businesses, from world leaders like EcoSecurities to local dry cleaners doing their bit.
Green business giants creating jobs in Oxfordshire:
Berman Guedes Stretton Architects & Designers: actively concerned with sustainability issues, ensuring that we design to minimise environmental impact and create healthy internal environments
Best Foot Forward: one of Europe's leading sustainability consultancies specialising in ecological and carbon footprinting.
Climate Care: a leading UK carbon offset company
EcoScecurities: Oxford based world-wide consultancy operating within the carbon market and aiming to reduce global carbon emissions
Eco-St: all sorts of innovative green goods - 70 different types of energy efficient light bulb, three ways of turning your TV off standby, wind up radios, cleanng materials,
ERM: Environmental Resources Management is one of the world's leading providers of environmental consulting services. We have over 135 offices (including Oxford) in more than 40 countries and employ over 3,000 staff
GreenAccountancy: a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants qualified in Environmental Conservation, aiming to encourage and help small businesses reduce environmental impacts. Offer a full range of accountancy and taxation services provided with consideration of the environment and ethical issues
Green Biologics: an industrial biotech company based in Oxfordshire aiming to become the world's leading supplier of advanced fermentation technologies for conversion of biomass to renewable fuels and chemicals
ICE Energy: designs, supplies and commission ground source heat pump projects. Winner, Oxfordshire Business of the Year Sustainability Award 2007.
Kingerlee: With increased concern about global warming, Kingerlee Homes made the decision to build homes to much higher standards. Our first such scheme at Lincoln Grove at Bladon in Oxfordshire achieved the highest possible environment build standard, known as EcoHomes Excellent. We believe it is the first scheme of its kind in Oxfordshire.
Oxford Catalysts Group plc: produces specialty catalysts for the generation of clean fuels, from both conventional fossil fuels and renewable sources such as biomass
ProForest: natural resource management consultancy specialising in practical approaches to sustainability; working in over 40 countries
PV Crystalox Solar plc: a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline silicon ingots and wafers, the key components in solar power systems. Its customers, the world's leading solar cell producers, combine these wafers into solar modules to harness the sun's energy
Red Engineering: designs M&E service systems with a focus on practical innovation and energy efficiency. For companies such as JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, HSBC, Sainsbury's, Skanska, Hilton and InterContinental Hotels Group, Winner of HSBC National Start Up Green Award 2007
Red Redemption: an award-winning games and interactive media company
RPS Group plc: an international consultancy providing advice upon the development of natural resources, land and property, and the management of the environment
Westmill Windfarm Co-operative Ltd: established to build the first onshore wind farm in the south-east of England and is 100% Community Owned