Major investors back meat alternatives

Richard Branson believes 'clean and plant-based meat will become the norm' in the future. The entrepreneur, along with a number of other savvy investors, backed Memphis Meats - which uses animal cells to pro...

Necker Island finalists named

(USA) The three finalists in the Richard Branson backed Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) have been named at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. Australia's Power Ledger - a blockchain-focused energy trading platform; Revl...

Startups battle for Necker Island slot

Ten tech startups are a step closer to experiencing what Richard Branson calls the "perfect environment for disruption". The semifinalists in the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) will compete in Vegas, at the wo...

We need to talk about food

Richard Branson wants to see more action taken to tackle the growing problem of food waste. Writing in his blog he decries the amount of food he sees wasted in restaurants around the world - where portions s...

Virgin adopts a circular mindset

(AUSTRALIA) A major international airline is recycling uniforms to make products that are useful for people living through challenging situations. Virgin Australia recycles more than a tonne of clothes ev...

Richard Branson backs heat power

|17 November 2016| Sweden Virgin Voyages is harnessing the power of heat in a move which will slash its carbon dioxide emissions. Richard Branson's company will tap into Swedish based Climeon’s heat po...