Friday, December 9, 2016

So, what are we all about?

Blue & Green Tomorrow wants to help grow businesses that balance the needs of the planet, its people and prosperity. We aim to provide you with the knowledge you need to make informed choices without prejudice, scaremongering or Greenwash. On this site you’ll find insights into how to invest responsibly, travel sustainably, shop ethically and use cleaner sources of energy.

We want the world to be as blue and green tomorrow as it was yesterday.

We believe that everyone can play a part and anyone can make a difference. Not by going back through misplaced nostalgia to some bygone age, but by striding out to a bright new future in which we take advantage of the new approaches that can improve our quality of life, the food we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the land we live on.

Life is for living without costing the earth. There is no Plan(et) B.

A rare but not unheard of query is, “Why are you called Blue & Green Tomorrow?” This is why.

 

Simon Leadbetter FRSA – Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Simon Leadbetter has held senior roles at Northcliffe, the Daily Telegraph, Santander, Barclaycard, AXA, Prudential and Fidelity. In 2004, he founded a marketing agency that worked amongst others with the Guardian, Vodafone, E.On and Liverpool Victoria. He sold this agency in 2006 and as chief marketing officer for two VC-backed start-ups launched Cleantech Intelligence (which underpinned the Guardian’s Cleantech 100) and StrategyEye Cleantech. Most recently he was marketing director of Emap, the UK’s largest B2B publisher, and founder of Blue & Green Communications.

 

Emily Leadbetter  – Company Secretary and Creative Director

Emily Leadbetter is a graphic design graduate of Ravensbourne College. She produced motion graphics for BBC primetime shows, such as Tomorrow’s World, while at Crow TV. Subsequently she worked as a freelance graphic designer producing design for brand, print and magazines. In addition she supported the Young Enterprise Scheme in London. More recently she worked at the University of the Arts London.

 

Ben BroughamBen Brougham – Managing Director

Ben Brougham joins us from Vitesse Media (owner of What Investment). Before that he was at Caspian Media (owner of Real Deals) and Euromoney (owner of Institutional Investor). Most recently he was Event Director for the highly successful New Energy & Cleantech Awards and many other fast-growth company events.