Seven From Seven: Greener pensions and Scottish innovation

28th January 2022

Edinburgh in the snow

Each week, we scour the worlds of innovation, tech for good and social impact to bring you seven of our top stories…

  1. Cushon announced the acquisition of Creative, becoming the UK’s 5th largest Master Trust and bringing its Net Zero Now pension to thousands more customers.
  2. Using soft robots that mimic the movement of animals, scientists have built a thermometer that could lead to soft robots assisting in healthcare and engineering.
  3. Scottish cities are taking over as the UK’s best hubs for innovation, community, and quality of life outside of London according to Knight Frank.
  4. Currensea has partnered with the St. Martin-in-the-Fields Trust to provide customers with the opportunity to round up their purchases and donate to the charity just 5p at a time.
  5. A surge in the importance of ESG to businesses has the gold market wondering how to ensure that the gold being brought into London is responsibly sourced.
  6. One in five Brits have changed their diet for the climate by eating less meat or choosing a plant-based diet.
  7. The Guardian highlights the different impacts of climate change around the world in a new online gallery.

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