CFG Against Greenwashing

Sep 2022: CFG Receives Anti Greenwash Chartership

RTAP Internation Launch

Aug 2022: RTAP is helping Canadian farm undertake greenhouse regeneration

Skilgate: From Good to Great

July 2022: Strategy delivered to empower a low emission farm to achieve net zero

Dover Farm Innovation and Sustainability

July 2022: Innovative biodiversity and sustainability strategy delivered

Lecture: Carbon Capture with Local Authorities

June 2022: Biochar lecture delivered by Inventor and CFG Director E.Rube

Net Zero Residential Design

June 2022: CFG delivered a detailed design for a residential house project in South London

Net Zero Ampleforth

Feb 2021: Net zero and renewable technologies strategy delivered

Net Zero Design in Maidwell

May 2022: CFG commences net zero design for Paragraph 80 project in Maidwell

Net Zero with SLC Rail

May 2022: CFG completed Net Zero Policy and Strategy work for SLC Rail.

Springham Biodynamic Farm

May 2022: CFG completed energy strategy and scoping assessment for Springham Farm

Net Zero for Halton Tennis Club

Mar 2020: CFG delivered energy and sustainability strategy work

Bryan Spooner

Bryan Spooner has a Degree (Agriculture) and a Masters (Development Economics). He has 40 years multi-disciplinary experience in 28 countries. Bryan’s expertise is strategic analysis, policy formation, business/project management, natural resource conservation/management, marketing and organisational change for sustainable development. His clients include United Nations agencies, development banks, donor agencies, government departments, non-governmental agencies, universities, commercial companies, SMEs and individuals. He has extensive experience in managing creative projects, including self-build.

He is skilled in participative research, planning, monitoring and evaluation of sustainable development, impact assessment, environmental, social, conservation and heritage initiatives. He has led multi-disciplinary teams in Europe, South Atlantic, Africa, Middle East, Asia and China. His focus is on practical and effective ways to improve business approaches, lifestyles and coping strategies to alleviate poverty and deliver better-integrated economic, environmental and social outcomes. His work also focuses on creative links and development and behavioural change opportunities between science, art, culture, business and communities.

He has authored books, produced training manuals and long distance teaching materials and reported extensively on impact assessment, environment management and sustainable development policy and practice. He has been a Programme Fellow (Environmental Planning Group) for International Institute for Environment and Development and a member of the International Association of Impact Assessors. He was the original sustainability advisor to Eden Project. He has been a strategic business advisor to various environmental organisations, creative and art-led businesses, health and well-being organisations, and initiatives for people with impaired vision. Currently, he is Strategy/Development Lead for the Carbon Free Group, EdenLAB Ltd, Otok Ltd and Global Impacts Ltd.