“The workshop has certainly opened my eyes into the hidden costs with regards to our utilities.”
Glenn Carter, Ingenious Design, Eastbourne

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: Sustainability Tour of Splashpoint Leisure Centre, Worthing

Delegates made their way to Worthing seafront on a December morning for a Sustainability Tour of Splashpoint Leisure Centre. The event was held as part of the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC’s Utilise Plus programme, which helps small and medium sized enterprises to reduce their costs and Greenhouse Gas emissions by saving energy. The SBP CIC’s […]

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

  • 18/12/2018 8:00 amBusiness Networking Breakfast, Brighton
  • 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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