Future 100 Winners T-Y

Helen Trevorrow, founder of Green Row Communications.

Green Row is a PR agency. We wanted our reputation to make us stand out because of our outstanding commitment to client care. We wanted to create a PR agency that prided itself on honesty, openness and sensible, straight talking advice.

Since 2005 we have worked with some of the most exciting new entrepreneurs in the UK, reignited the fire in some of the oldest, most troubled brands, caressed egos, bruised myths, fought for the customer and communicated all day and night with the media for our clients. We do what is required to get your brand resonating with the right people.

Find out more here www.greenrow.co.uk

Kate Trotter, founder of Insider Worldwide.

Insider Worldwide, runs bespoke trend tours to engage businesses and consumers in inspirational, informative experiences. They run specialist sustainability tours, looking into the sustainable trends and innovations of different industries across London. Trend spotting and marketing professionals deliver the experiences, to get the creative juices flowing with their unique insights, ideas and opinions. The majority of our trend tours go ahead in London, with experiences in Tokyo and New York also available.

Find out more here www.insider-worldwide.com

Lennie Varvarides, founder of Making Theatre Work.

MSFT is The Storytellers Pedestal. MSFT, formerly known as Missfit productions, has been producing events since 2006 and specializes in raising the profile of emerging artists, across the creative spectrum.  MSFT aims to create performance opportunities around London in quirky venues that promise to nurture creative talent and artistic innovation.  Why? Because msft loves the theatre. Not just the finished product, but all the drama that brings the product to life.

MSFT specializes in producing annual festivals around London to celebrating the work of good writers as well as putting dyslexic writers on the theatrical map. Developing new writing is MSFT’s main interest.

Find out more here www.makingtheatrework.com 

Christoph Warrack, founder of the Open Film Club.

Open Film Club is a network of film clubs for homeless people. We use the power of film and creative culture to engage entrenched rough sleepers and chronically excluded people who can’t be reached by other services. We regularly welcome some of the world’s most prominent filmmakers to support our clients, and engage them in discussion of the issues raised by the films.

OFC is at the forefront of a growing movement of cultural inclusion for the socially excluded. We take film to the margins, and marginalized people to the centre of cultural and working life.

Find out more here www.openfilmclub.net

Mark Whitman, founder of Carbon Smart.

Carbon Smart provides practical, intelligent solutions to help businesses reduce costs, win business, manage risk and engage stakeholders in the low carbon economy. Carbon Smart has already helped over 160 companies manage their carbon or sustainability related risks in a way that makes business sense.  We offer two distinct services:  CSR solutions and carbon management,

Carbon Smart awards: A unique, practical awards scheme designed to help businesses of any size take proactive steps to reduce their impact on the environment and build a clear, positive environmental message. The awards fulfil the market challenge by providing practical support that addresses the business needs of SMEs.

Find out more here www.carbonsmart.co.uk

Keir Wilson, founder of Kick Kent.

Kick Kent is a football-based program that aims to teach young people (ages 4-19 years) life skills and working together as a team.  Kick Kent was set up following a visit to South Africa. Founder Keir Wilson spent six months in Clarens, a small township between Durban and Johannesburg. Here he set up football projects that helped children in the township by providing activities which gave them a sense of ownership and unity.

Find out more here www.kickkent.org.uk

Jun Wong, founder of Yew Clothing.

Yew Clothing is a sports and outdoors clothing company focused on producing high quality technical garments using only sustainable materials.  Our mission is to offer mainstream consumers a sustainable choice in sports apparel, without asking them to sacrifice style or performance.

We launched our first line of clothing in September 2009.  The range includes technical performance tops, wicking base layers and breathable fleeces – all of which are made from 100% post-consumer recycled polyester.

Find out more here www.yewclothing.com

Paul Young, founder of Craft Village UK.

Craft Village UK works with rural artisan cooperatives in Kenya, manufacturing our unique brand of copyright protected, animation inspired sculptures. 

Craft Village secured exclusive world wide sales rights for our debut range from 20th Century Fox…. having produced a documentary as part of our License application, highlighting the quality of our product plus the elements of a CSR project like this could bring.

We have achieved accredited member status of the World Fare Trade Organization.  It is our view that Fair wages, job creation and poverty alleviation is the bottom line, not just profit.

Find out more here www.craftvillageuk.com

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