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“It is commercial, not ‘save the planet’.”
David English, Restore, Redhill
Network Update- June 2017
Event Report: Sustainable Travel, 13th June
Fantastic turnout for our Sustainable Travel Event. 50 delegates converged on Burgess Hill by train, bus, bike and electric car to learn more about sustainable travel. The event included great presentations from our speakers and great exhibits from local organisations.
Read the full event report.
Energy Efficiency Grants
Apply for grants of up to £1,000 to cover 40% of the cost of an energy efficiency project, such as LED lighting, insulation or heating controls. Small and medium size businesses in East Sussex (excluding Brighton & Hove) are eligible.
Free Smart Office Guide
Check out this excellent Smart Office Guide produced by the New Zealand Sustainable Business Network. The guide has been created with experts from the companies in their network and provides the latest at-a-glance best practice in sustainable workplace management.
Join our team
Would you like to work with us? We have a great new opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed person to join our team as a Project Officer.
To find out more about this varied role and how to apply, click here.
Environmental Management Systems and Staff Engagement
How do you engage staff in your company EMS? SBP Director Shelaine Siepel shares some ideas in this month’s blog article. Read full article here.
Urban Edge is a Brighton-based environmental consultancy specialising in ecological surveys and environmental planning. They provide practical advice to developers, architects and planning consultants to help them take into account the ecological value of their development sites. By identifying any potential issues concerning protected species and providing effective mitigation strategies, they help their clients produce robust planning applications that successfully secure planning consent.
They provide the full suite of ecological surveys and impact assessments and also help local authorities produce environmentally-sustainable plans and programmes and effective conservation of important habitats. www.ueec.co.uk
Event: Summer Networking Drinks
27th July, 17:30 to 19:30, Koru Architects, Hove
Join us for networking drinks at Koru Architects.
Event information will be uploaded shortly.
Event: Sustainable Development in the UK- Local Businesses in Brighton
29th June, 17:30 to 19:30, University of Sussex, Brighton
This event will discuss the Sustainable Development Goals and how your business can contribute to the goals and benefit from doing so. Sustainable Business Partnership Director, Shelaine Siepel, will be speaking at the event. Lectures are followed by reception and networking.
National Clean Air Day – Report
Read the statistics behind the UK air quality crises.
Drop in renewable energy cost leads to global boost – Read more
Falling solar and wind prices have led to new power deals across the world despite investment in renewables falling
Last Chance to apply. Clean Energy Startup Competition – Registration deadline 21st June
Have an idea for a clean energy startup. Apply for funding from Energy Catalyst. Full details
Dates for the diary…
Summer Networking Drinks- Hosted by Koru Architects (free to attend)
27th July, 17:30 to 19:30, Koru Architects, Hove – Full details to be published shortly
Third party events…
Sustainable Development Goals in the UK: Local Businesses in Brighton (free to attend)
29th June, from 13:30 to 17:00 pm, University of Sussex, Brighton. Details and Bookings
This event will discuss the Sustainable Development Goals and how your business can contribute to the goals and benefit from doing so. Sustainable Business Partnership director Shelaine Siepel will be speaking at the event. Lectures are followed by reception and networking.
RetrofitWorks; Transforming the Built Environment of Sussex (free to attend)
30th June,10:00 to 16:00, Linklater Pavillion, Lewes. Details and bookings
Community Energy South are hosting a free event on 30th June in Lewes to introduce an innovative platform for generating new business in the retrofit industry called RetrofitWorks
Community Energy South Annual Conference
7th July, from 09:30 to 17:30, Linkalter Pavillion,Lewes. Bookings
Community Energy South is holding their Annual Conference which will include training events and an opportunity to network with industry peers as well as representatives from UK Power Networks.
Spotlight on Crawley Gatwick Diamond Economic Forum On Location Event. Bookings
22nd Septemeber, Arora Hotel, Crawley
This event will encourage healthy debate and ideas on Crawley’s future based on an overview of current projects, plans and future ambitions given by those involved in planning them, as well as an update on Crawley and its future from those involved in planning it, and the chance for business stakeholders in the town to join the debate about its future.