New London members’ club aims to attract green entrepreneurs by Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Arboretum is a meeting and coworking space that aims to attract socially minded entrepreneurs keen to collaborate and make a tangible impact on the environment. LONDON April 12 – Green-minded entrepreneurs seeking respite from London’s concrete jungle will soon have a new space where they can relax, mingle and conceive the next planet-saving breakthrough.

Breaking away from mainstream members’ clubs, Arboretum is a meeting and coworking space launching in April 2019 that aims to attract socially minded entrepreneurs keen to collaborate and make a tangible impact on the environment. It is not the first private members’ club in London seeking to make a difference. Last year saw the opening of The Conduit, a club for “People passionate about driving social change” whose founder members included business leaders and high-profile figures from the media and human rights sectors. “In the world right now you have people with a lot of ideas.

What’s missing it’s the ability to collaborate on those ideas and turn them into tangible change, or tangible transformation,” Ndoro said. “So the idea is to bring people together, put all the ideas on the table, pick the best ones and then create a community to work together and makes those changes happen.”

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