9 ways business can help save bees

Keep bees

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Bees pollinating flowers photo

credit: Louise Docker

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It's no surprise that green t-shirt specialist TS Designs has bees at its headquarters, alongside raised bed gardens, solar panels, a biodiesel co-op and a whole bunch of other sustainability initiatives.

What's more unusual, perhaps, is that mainstream business appears to be getting the beekeeping bug. From Sainsbury's supermarket and the ultra-fancy Fortnum and Mason keeping bees on their rooftops in London, to the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, corporate beekeeping appears to have become quite the phenomenon in recent years.