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Performance is at the heart of what we do. We create boards that perform for everybody, regardless of age or ability. We want to get as many people out on the water as we can, in the safest and most reliable way.

There’s literally nothing quite like a Red Paddle Co board. Nobody sweats over the small stuff as much as we do. We don’t simply make cookie-cutter boards and slap a logo on it. In fact, we’re the only paddleboarding company that operates from its own private facility.

Mobvoi’s aim is to define the next generation of human-machine interaction, creating a more natural and intuitive way for people to interact with machines. As a technology company driven by innovation, Mobvoi has developed a series of proprietary AI technologies that establish an”end-to-end” human-computer interaction system architecture, including speech signal processing, wake words, speech recognition, natural language understanding, dialogue management, vertical search, speech synthesis, knowledge graph and more.

Sykes Holiday Cottages and its family of brands offer over 16,500 holiday homes, from property owners with a varied selection of self-catering accommodation, throughout the UK and Ireland.

As well as offering the very best in Staycations, across the Sykes family there are many initiatives around giving back to charity, the community and the environment. Through local fundraising, supporting our Charity Partner of the Year and team volunteering, Sykes is proud that their entire team dedicate their time and effort to giving something back.

Alongside their staff nominated Charity Partner, Teenage Cancer Trust, Sykes also supports local charities and community initiatives around Chester and the regional offices. Current initiatives include the Sunflower Appeal with St John’s Hospice, work with Passion for Learning sponsoring an enrichment club and membership of the Cheshire West voluntary Action charity. Sykes also support environmental initiatives including partnerships with Chester Zoo and National Parks, which involves conservation projects and multiple volunteering opportunities for the staff.

Sykes Holiday Cottages are proud to be partnering with National Parks for the 3rd consecutive year.

We are New Heights. A family owned wholesale distributor of outdoor gear that operates throughout the UK & ROI. Our company was founded in 2014 but it’s built on over 30+ years of experience within the outdoor industry. We believe in developing lasting relationships with our partners, flexibility and not losing the “human touch”. Our team is made up of outdoor enthusiasts and we regularly look at our business to see where we can reduce our environmental impact to play our part in preserving the world we so love to explore.

EthicaCBD pride themselves on sticking to their core principles of ethical practice so that they can continue to be a CBD company in which you can firmly place your trust. They deliver impeccable quality CBD with every drop… EthicaCBD aren’t afraid to stick their heads above the parapet when it comes to doing what is right for both the consumer and this beautiful planet we call home. At every stage of the process, their CBD products are proudly cruelty-free, vegan-friendly, and free from toxins and heavy metals. The company was built on their personal experiences that using CBD can change lives and their mission is to make those benefits available to all those who are searching for a natural remedy to the issues we face daily. EthicaCBD provide top quality CBD products for a brighter, lighter version of you..

Volvo Cars has one of the most ambitious climate plans in the car industry. We aim to reduce our CO2 emissions per car by 40 percent between now and 2025, a first tangible step towards our long-term goal of becoming climate neutral by 2040. We realise that electrification alone is not enough, and so our climate ambitions go beyond radically reducing tailpipe emissions through all-out electrification. We will also tackle carbon emissions in our manufacturing network, our wider operations, our supply chain and through our approach to recycling and reuse of materials.

Climate Partner offers companies climate action solutions: from carbon footprints and climate action strategies all the way to climate neutral products with the support of international carbon offset projects.

Mako provides liquidity to global derivatives markets, primarily through options market making. Our proprietary technology, developed and refined over the last two decades, helps us stay ahead of the curve. We grow, innovate and embrace new challenges together, driven by an ambition to be the best at what we do.