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Network Update – July

Sustainability Tour of Hepworth Brewery

Hepworth is an independent, award-winning brewery with sustainability in mind. Whether it’s sourcing local, organic ingredients or using solar power to run the brewery, there’ll be lots to see! Find out more.

Sustainability Tour of Canon HQ

Did you know that Canon work according to the Japanese ‘Kyosei’ philosophy meaning ‘living and working together for the common good’? We’ll learn more about their surprising sustainability facts on the tour. Sign up today.


Last 90 Days for Free Energy Audits

Businesses save on average 20% on their energy bills after an audit! We will identify energy and cost saving opportunities for you. Get in touch now.


‘Sustainability in Business’ Training Course

We’re running a new series of ‘Sustainability in Business’ training courses for organisations to meet and share their sustainability journeys and help each other to overcome obstacles. Find out more and book today.


Members Spotlight – Secret Ingredient

Secret Ingredient are a low-carbon catering business based in East Grinstead who cater for all different occasions including our Business Breakfast last month. We enjoyed their delicious creations which are always made from scratch using locally-sourced produce. Learn more.

CleverGreen Festival in Brighton

The CleverGreen Festival is coming to The Level in Brighton on Saturday 20th July! A festival that brings people together and inspires change to a more sustainable lifestyle with workshops, ethical retail, guest speakers and clothes swapping as well as live music, kids area, well-being and all the fun you would expect from a summer festival. Come along!


‘In Through the Outdoors’

Damian Tow and Thurstan Crockett are running this retreat in Wales for sustainability professionals and progressive business leaders on 18-21st July. This is an opportunity to re-connect with nature and your purpose and to be re-energised in a beautiful outdoor environment. Read more.


In short…

Make your Climate Pledge Read more
West Sussex County Council will help you on your way.

Where has our disposed Plastic ended up since the 1950s?- Read more
A great illustration of the plastic trash journey.

Sustainable Fashion – how are you making your Fashion Choices? Read more
A short useful guide on low-carbon clothing.


Dates for the diary…

Sustainability Tour of Hepworth Brewery
15th August 2019, 09:30 to 12:30, Billingshurst, fully-funded. Details and bookings.
See a number of energy-saving technologies in action on this behind-the-scenes tour.

Sustainability Tour of Canon HQ
3rd September 2019, 09:30 to 12:30, Reigate, fully-funded. Details and bookings.
See a number of energy-saving technologies in action on this behind-the-scenes tour.


Third party events…

Business Networking Lunch
16th July 2019, 12:00 to 14:30, Henfield, £25-45. Details and bookings.
Sussex Chamber are holding this networking event at Tottington Manor.

Albion Business Club Networking Breakfast
1st August 2019, 08:00 to 10:30, Brighton AMEX, Details and bookings.
Network My Club are organising this business breakfast.

Utilise Plus Event Report: Sustainability Tour of Hepworth Brewery, Billingshurst

The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC welcomed delegates to Billingshurst on a sunny morning in August for a Sustainability Tour of Hepworth Brewery. 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 costs and greenhouse gas emissions by saving energy. The event was […]

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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