Startup challenges, run way and affording to attend conferences

After joining a new startup group where 12 founders with different businesses are discussing finance, expenses, ‘run way’ which is the amount of cash you have in the business to continue, some common themes come up from our discussion and from discussions with others. Conferences can be a expensive but you can also choose not …

The Golden Bullet

Watch ‘The Golden Bullet’ full documentary here, out now! The first mini documentary from FGA (Fly Green Alliance)  The trailer can be watched here, Self funded and independently produced documentary by Fly Green Alliance.The energy transition for aviation and travel is a large challenge. We explore this challenge in this brand new documentary. The Golden Bullet? …

The global SAF list

FGA will begin to create a list of known SAF purchases to begin to aggregate and collate the progress so far. We also ask you to contribute to the global list by letting us know through this submission form about any commitments you are aware of so we can create the definitive list online. As …

Radical honesty for sustainable progress

There has been some great nuggets of knowledge, insights and experience shared in the last few months, reality TV even coming up trumps with sound advice on how to improve relationships and communication which definitely can be useful in business too. Business does involve the product or service but it is also mostly about the …

FGA at European Air Law Association Seminar

As the guest of Bird & Bird, Sarah Wilkin founder of FGA joined the members of the European Air Law Association, to talk about sustainable aviation fuel, sustainability linked loans and the mechanisms available to ensure a green transition can be contracted and added to financial arrangement as part of commitments by the aviation industry …

Energy transition update – S&P Global, Geneva

If you use electricity, a car/truck, drive, fly, take the train, use ships or travel in any way this article is relevant to you.  FGA attended S&P global Biofuel Conference as a speaker to discuss their work in the energy transition, as an innovation consultancy.  The conference was full of insights and updates which we’d …

Do you know your carbon footprint?

As discussed in a recent BBC podcast, we (British/Europeans and other high carbon users) are all hypocrites in some form. And we are likely to stay that way until we have low cost clean energy, low cost non-meat food to eat, fossil free vehicles and low carbon holidays to warmer places. Eating, staying warm, moving, …

The Economist Sustainability Week – a few key highlights

Attending The Economist in-person this October after the initial March ‘22 event we attended was interesting and productive. FGA were part of the first speed networking session for 5 chosen startups which was being trialled, many joined in. As well as this we heard from many CEOs and Sustainability Directors across the 3 day event. A …

How far will governments at the ICAO Assembly back net-zero aspirations?

Progress is being made – but not enough, argues Sarah Wilkin, founder and chief executive of the Fly Green Alliance. “We need to accelerate the work to reach 2050 targets. And it’s not just aviation,” she says. “We also need to embrace more cross-sectoral stakeholders such as finance, corporate travel and sports. There’s a greater …