Dale Vince


Gloucestershire: Ecotricity boss Dale Vince steps down

The founder of green energy firm Ecotricity has announced plans to step down as its CEO to pursue politics. Dale Vince said he would "pass the baton" to a new owner with the financial means to develop the company. He said he intended to keep Forest Green Rovers and would...
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Forest Green’s Dale Vince ‘accidently’ funding Just Stop Oil’s football protests

Forest Green chairman Dale Vince is amused to be “accidentally funding the disruption of Premier League games” by Just Stop Oil protesters after revealing he has given money to the organisation.Everton’s match against Newcastle on March 17 had to be halted early in the second half after a man ran on to the Goodison Park pitch and strapped himself to the goalpost with a cable tie around his neck.There was a significant delay while security staff attempted to remove the protestor, who was wearing an orange T-shirt supporting the group. He was eventually freed using a pair of bolt cutters...
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Dale Vince has a winning strategy for sustainability

In 2010, when Dale Vince purchased his local soccer club, his primary motivation was to save it from bankruptcy. But Vince, the founder of the British company Ecotricity — which says it was the first company in the world to sell green electricity — soon realized he could transform the club into a model for sustainability. By serving only vegan food to players and fans, capturing rainwater to irrigate the organic field, and installing solar panels and electric vehicle charging points at the stadium, he has since turned Forest Green Rovers into what FIFA, global soccer’s organizing body, in 2018 called the greenest soccer club in the world. And he has plans to go even greener.