The Apiary Journal

Corporate Social Responsibility Archive

2019 – what a year!

While we’re only just into autumn here in England and there are still more than a couple of weeks left of 2019, the beekeeping year has come to an end. Suddenly activity on the farm shifts its focus from almost constant bee-related work, to broader maintenance, improvements and our other workshops (and my favourite time […]

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Neal’s Yard Remedies Join Us On the Farm!

Yesterday we were joined by some of the Neal’s Yard Remedies team from their Covent Garden HQ and we had an absolute blast! As part of their annual community day they helped us to add even more environmentally friendly aspects to the Bees & Co. farm. Honeybees are an important part of the ecosystem but […]

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Maximising Your Honeybee Hive Adoption Plan

Our honeybee hive adoption plans have been so popular since we launched them in 2017 because of their fascinating, effective and environmentally impactful result. Here are just a few ways that you can maximise your adoption plan but we love to hear of what you’re doing to share the news of your hive, so don’t […]

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The UK’s first CarbonNeutral Honey Farm!

We are absolutely delighted and excited (and eating loads of delicious, British honey to celebrate) become the world’s first certified CarbonNeutral honey farm. This is a huge jewel in our environmental crown and really does mark the start of a great year for us, spearheading the importance of the British honeybee and British honey. With […]

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Celebrating 1 Year of Sustainability, Honey, Bees & CSR

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How to be plastic free and sustainable – UPDATED!

Such was the positive feedback of the first blog I posted back in November 2018, about how we go about helping the environment that I’ve updated it to include several other things we now do either daily or regularly. I hope you enjoy it! [May 2019] I’m no stereotypical eco warrior or shouty environmentalist but […]

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AWARD-WINNING ENVIRONMENTAL HONEYBEE FARMER LAUNCHES ‘BEEHIVE TWINNING’

A Lincolnshire business owner and ethical beekeeper has today launched a unique solution to help businesses offset their carbon emissions and boost the environment.  Jez Rose of Bees for Business – recipients of the coveted Green Tourism gold award for their outstanding commitment to sustainability – today launched “Beehive Twinning”, offering the opportunity to twin […]

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Going Carbon-Neutral With Honeybees!

“Go carbon neutral”; “help the environment”; “supercharge your corporate social responsibility (CSR)”; “be green” – organisations and businesses the world over are being encouraged to act, demonstrating their commitment to being more consciously aware of the impact they have on the world we live in. It’s great news for the environment itself, biodiversity and the […]

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Hip Hop Legends “Too Many T’s” Crowdfund For Bee Hives

From our organic farm in sleepy Lincolnshire we never quite thought we’d attract the attention of the incredible hip-hop legends, ‘Too Many T’s’!… Launched to celebrate National Honeybee Day, the duo released a special bee-themed rap, which clocked up over 1,000 views in just 2 days and aims to promote the importance of the bee, whilst […]

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What is Corporate Social Responsibility ?

Corporate Social Responsibility (thankfully commonly abbreviated to CSR) is a phrase used to describe the efforts an organisation takes to improve society in some way. It may be beneficial to their local society such as sponsoring the local youth rugby team, or it could be a broader social contribution such as implementing environmentally friendly policies. […]

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