What started as three partners around a friend’s spare meeting room table has rapidly evolved into the largest ecosystem of sustainable start-ups and corporates in the UK and Europe.
We had established Sustainable Ventures in 2011, quickly founding 8 businesses as entrepreneurs including E-Car Club and Powervault. However, we couldn't find suitable space that was affordable, flexible, in central London, workshop space and other amenities to grow our sustainable startups.
As a result Sustainable Workspaces CIC was founded to solve our problem and it quickly became apparent there was a large number of highly talented entrepreneurs in a similar situation. In 2015, we opened our first space: Sustainable Bridges. Within a year we had created the highest concentration of sustainable start-ups in the UK.
Today we have developed a powerful ecosystem which brings together startups, corporates, government and NGOs in our workspaces, which are uniquely focused on sustainable development.
With over 50 companies in our ecosystem, over 300 people collocated, and huge numbers of jobs created each year, we are at the epicentre of sustainable business in London and Europe.
Our community members are like-minded as they are all changing the world for the better. To further strengthen our collaborative benefits we have cultivated specific groupings of start-ups with the same main stakeholders. Including: