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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

Network Update- April 2018

Business Networking Breakfast

This fully-funded event will take place in Haywards Heath on 18th April. Thaddeus Dell of SAS Energy and Anya Ledwith of Eshcon will share their insights on carbon reductions and new technologies.

Book today.

 

 

Utilise Plus Energy Saving Grants

We’re entering a new funding round. Why not apply for a grant of between £1,000 and £5,000 to fund an energy-saving project in your organisation and save money on your energy bills?
Apply Today!

 

Tender Call- Energy Audits

We are looking for providers of energy audit services for the Utilise Plus programme. The full tender call and information on how to register your interest can be found on our website.

 

 

 

 

Energy Saving Workshops

We are excited to announce our upcoming, fully-funded Energy Saving Workshops. These interactive sessions equip you to reduce your organisation’s energy use. Book your place today.

 

 

 

Utilise Plus Case Studies

Many businesses have already benefitted from our Utilise Plus grants, with over 50 tonnes of carbon now being saved every year between them! Read our new case studies and get inspired.

 

 

 

Earth Day Screening with BHESCo

BHESCo is celebrating Earth Day with a screening of the documentary “Before the Flood”.

Find out more and book your place today.

 

 

 

 

Room in a Rush

The Brighthelm Centre is now offering last minute room bookings with a 50% discount. Last minute meeting? Brighthelm might be just the right venue for you! More details here.

 

 

 

 

In Short…

Bottle Return Schemes Approved – Read more
Will England’s recycling rate be increasing to the projected 90%?

Electric cars charging time reduced- Read more
Great technological developments are promising faster charging times.

Chocolate- not as sweet as you thought?  Read more
How unsustainable policies damage the environment and what you can do about it.

 

Dates for the Diary…

Business Networking Breakfast
18th April 2018, 8:00 to 11:00, Haywards Heath. Details and bookings.
This networking breakfast is organised by the Sustainable Business Partnership.

Energy Saving Workshop
16th May 2018, 09:30 to 13:00, Newhaven, fully-funded. Details and bookings.
Take control of your organisation’s energy use with this practical, interactive session.

Energy Saving Workshop
21st June 2018, 09:30 to 13:00, Crawley, fully-funded. Details and bookings.
Take control of your organisation’s energy use with this practical, interactive session.

Energy Saving Workshop
17th July 2018, 09:30 to 13:00, Burgess Hill, fully-funded. Details and bookings.
Take control of your organisation’s energy use with this practical, interactive session.

Third party events…

Free GDPR Seminar
24th April 2018, 18:00 to 19:30, Littlehampton. Details and bookings.
General Data Protection Regulation Seminar lead by Arun Business Partnership.

Chamber Breakfast April
27th April 2018, 7:45 to 9:30, Brighton. Details and bookings.
Networking event with Beth Burgess, Executive Producer for Brighton Festival.

Utilise Plus Event Report: ‘Future of Solar’ Networking Breakfast, Lewes

Delegates made their way to Lewes on a sunny morning in March for the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC’s networking breakfast, on the theme of the future of solar. This event was part of the SBP CIC’s ongoing Utilise Plus programme which helps small and medium sized enterprises to reduce their energy use, saving them money […]
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Whitgift Sports Club

Whitgift Sports Club, based in South Croydon, received a £5,000 Utilise Plus grant in December 2018 for their heating and hot water project. The Utilise Plus programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and helps small and medium sized enterprises to reduce their costs and environmental impact by saving energy. Whitgift offers […]
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Upcoming Events

  • 10/04/2019 9:30 amSustainability Tour of the Waste House, Brighton
  • 16/04/2019 8:30 am'Reduce Single-Use' Networking Breakfast, Billingshurst
  • 21/05/2019 9:30 amSustainability Tour of King's Academy, Ringmer
  • 29/05/2019 8:00 am'Know Your Energy' Networking Breakfast, Burgess Hill
  • 05/06/2019 8:00 am'Community Energy' Networking Breakfast, East Grinstead
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