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Utilise Plus Event Report: Case Study Visit to Glyndebourne

We arrived on a crisp beautiful March morning to another fully booked tour of internationally renowned opera venue in East Sussex.

The 36 delegates heard from Glyndebourne’s enigmatic Executive Chairman Gus Christie about the impressive range of initiatives they have undertaken to improve sustainability from the obvious (their 67m high wind turbine) to the less visible such as setting up a charity shop to sell old opera costumes.

Delegates were impressed by the range of sustainability initiatives undertaken and the top level management commitment that is a key part of their success. They were then led on a tour of the venue and grounds and back to the venue for networking and coffee.

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To read more about the venue’s commitment to the environment click here

Lewes Climate Action Forum

We’ve joined up with 3VA in Eastbourne to help start a new forum for action on climate change in the Lewes District Area. Check out www.climateactionforum.org.uk for more details
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Park Cameras

Based in Burgess Hill, Park Cameras sells photography equipment, as well as offering printing services and photography courses. In early 2019, Park Cameras received a Utilise Plus grant from the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC to install energy-saving LED lights. This followed a fully-funded Utilise Plus energy audit they received in late 2018. Funded by the […]
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