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“Because we have been working on environmental issues for some time I was surprised at how much useful practical information was new to me which I can now apply within my organization.”
Sheila Daly, University of Portsmouth

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Event Report: Gatwick Diamond Green Business Showcase

From biomass boilers to bat boxes, businesses across the Gatwick Diamond are incorporating environmental best practice into their day-to-day operations.

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Event Report: Energy, Waste & Water Saving Workshop

Brighton & Hove third sector organisations gathered to learn more about increasing energy efficiency in their businesses.

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Meet the Buyer – Go-Ahead

Delegates from a range of industries gathered in Crawley Civic Hall for an opportunity to hear from members of Go-Ahead’s procurement team held on behalf of the University of Brighton’s Green Growth Platform.

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Network Update – October 2015

Welcome to October’s Network Update. This month: Meet Go-Ahead; Weather Memory Bank; Tendering Masterclass; Sussex solar farms; ESOS leeway; Wakehurst Place tour; FITs petition; Earthship crowd-funding and 7.6 billion plastic bags!

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Tendering Masterclass – Brighton

A Tendering Masterclass was held in Brighton with talks by Jo Southernwood from Carbon Minded and Julian Wood from the University of Brighton, plus a networking lunch.

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Network Update – September 2015

In the Network Update this month: Mitie Breakfast; ISO and GHG updates; Next Level Thinking; Three award schemes; Feed-in-Tariff cuts; Sustainable Buildings Breakfast and Personal Power Stations!

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Network Update – August 2015

This month: Raising Green Investment; ESOS looming; Uckfield breakfast; Arctic drilling; Biogas map; Roffey Park tour; Brighton share scheme; Mitie breakfast; Wireless TRVs; Next Level Thinking.

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Network Update – July 2015

This month: R&D tax credits; Autumn events programme; Arundel Museum case study; CCL changes; Grant schemes; What’s warming the world?

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Local Businesses Meet Willmott Dixon to Find Out About Supply Chain Opportunities in Sussex

Keen to grow their supply chain in Sussex, Willmott Dixon, one of the UK’s largest property services and construction companies, met with local businesses in Hove.

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New Toolkit to Help Businesses Benefit From Growing Green Economy

Built environment SMEs could benefit from a free toolkit which details the opportunities arising from the growing onshore renewable energy and related low carbon markets.

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Utilise Plus Event Report: Business Networking Breakfast in Brighton

The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC welcomed delegates bright and early to Brighton, for a Business Networking Breakfast. This event was held as part of the SBP CIC’s ongoing Utilise Plus programme, which helps small and medium sized enterprises to reduce their energy use and save them money in the process. The SBP CIC’s Jack Dale […]
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Spellman High Voltage Electronics

In Spring 2018, Spellman High Voltage Electronics was awarded a Utilise Plus grant of £3,500 for their LED lighting project. The Utilise Plus programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and offers grant funding and business support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The programme helps these organisations to reduce their energy usage, […]
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Upcoming Events

  • 11/01/2019 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Weald & Downland Museum, Singleton
  • 31/01/2019Energy Saving Workshop, Horsham
  • 08/02/2019 9:00 amBusiness Networking Breakfast, Worthing
  • 13/02/2019 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Shoreham Port, Southwick
  • 07/03/2019 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Arundel
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