Grant Thornton teams up with the Carbon Trust
Grant Thornton and the Carbon Trust hope to offer corporate finance advice to companies with low carbon ideas
Grant Thornton has joined forces with the
Carbon Trust to offer corporate
finance advice to start-up environmental businesses.
The Carbon Trust’s incubator scheme gives start-ups that have a commercial
low carbon business plan the opportunity to meet with Grant Thornton, as well as
law firm Mills & Reeve, to work out a business strategy.
Dr Simon Crook, clean technology corporate finance manager at Grant Thornton,
said: ‘We’re delighted to have been selected to work with the Carbon Trust
incubator companies. We believe our considerable sector experience, breadth of
business expertise and international reach will make a real difference to these
exciting low carbon businesses. We look forward to working with this select
group of dynamic companies as they grow and make a positive impact on the
The scheme offers low carbon businesses £60,000 of support on a 12- to