Plan Bee TV News presented by lead anchor Dexter #BeeDog

Watch Plan Bee TV & its lead anchor Dexter #BeeDog presenting the news of last week (26/05/2014)! #awards #biodiversity #generationbee #education #community #bees #schnauzer @BeeSchnauzer Top stories this week: Plan Bee have been recognised amongst numerous Scottish businesses in the PwC Private Business Awards 2014. Pupils at St Ambrose and Buchanan High Schools in Coatbridge […]

Invest in your future!

Did you know that the total deficit of honeybee colonies across Europe amounts to around 13.4 million colonies? That adds up to about 7 billion honeybees! This deficit affects us directly as bees and other insect pollinators are the underpinnings of a successful agricultural economy. Without their free pollination services our supermarkets would have no […]

Invest in Plan Bee and get a Glengoyne Single Malt Scotch Whisky!

One of the incentives you get if you invest £5,000 or more on is a 70cl bottle of the award winning Glengoyne 10 year old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, complete with a bespoke Plan Bee label commemorating your investment! Today, we received an example of the bespoke Plan Bee label and we’re so […]

Picture and Quote of the Week 19/05/14!

See original picture here Picture and Quote of the Week 19/05/2014! “Bees underline the reality that we are more, not less, dependent on nature’s services in a world of close to seven billion people.” Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director.

Plan Bee Smashes Crowdfunding Target

We have now achieved 119 per cent of our original Crowdfunding target, almost three weeks ahead of schedule. “It’s amazing, we were always very focussed on achieving our target but didn’t expect to reach it quite so quickly. We decided on a more ethical approach to funding our business, selling shares through pioneering crowdfunding site […]

The honeybee dwindling syndrome

Most people have heard that honeybee colonies are in decline, sometimes through a condition called Colony Collapse Disorder (or CCD). Few people understand the concept and even fewer realise that CCD is but one of the challenges facing apiarists and that it has multiple causes. A highly specialised parasitic fungus, otherwise known as a microsporidial […]

Plan Bee flying high!

We are flying high after being shortlisted for the prestigious 2degrees Champions Award ceremony at Wembley this July, but know that we face some worthy adversaries in the shape of Virgin Atlantic and Yorkshire Ambulance Service to name but two. Among our fellow nominees at the event is Matt Damon.   “We’re delighted to even […]

Picture and Quote of the Week 12/05/2014!

See original picture here Picture and Quote of the Week 12/05/2014! ‘We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.’ – Aldo Leopold

When Pupils from Calside Primary School draw bees!

Some children from Calside Primary School (Dumfries & Galloway) drew these beautiful bees to thank us for coming to talk to them about the importance of bees in our planetary food system. We love these happy bees, do you?! [metaslider id=2227] If you are part of a Scottish primary school and would like us to […]

Plan Bee shortlisted at prestigious Business Green Leaders Awards!

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted at the prestigious Business Green Leaders Awards! We are going to rub shoulders with some of the burgeoning environmental sector’s big names and some of the biggest brands in the UK. Plan Bee are rightfully buzzing at the prospect of the London awards ceremony: “We’re delighted […]