“Many thanks for arranging the team of volunteers from the chartered surveying company. They completely revamped the garden and created a fantastic new orchard!”
Liz Davis, Brighton Housing Trust

Network Update – March 2018


Business Networking Breakfast

Come along to our Utilise Plus fully-funded Business Networking Breakfast on 18th April in Haywards Heath. Hear from guest speakers Thaddeus Dell of SAS Energy and Anya Ledwith of Eshcon.
Sign up today to secure your place.




Utilise Plus Grants- Apply Today!

Save money and energy this winter with a grant of between £1,000 and £5,000 to fund an energy-saving project in your organisation. Applications for our current funding round close soon so register your interest today.





Utilise Plus Success Story


Lingfield & Dormansland Community Centre – based in Tandridge – was awarded a Utilise Plus grant to upgrade their lighting system to LEDs, saving them over £1,000 annually! Apply for your grant today.





 Members Spotlight

Based in East Sussex, Materialise Interiors is an interior design company. Its founder, Chloe Bullock, was one of the first interior designers in the UK to be Vegan Design certified. Sustainability never looked so stylish! Find out more on their website.




Blog: Sustainability Plans


Our guest blogger, David Carlyon of the Monarch Partnership, discusses the business benefits of embracing sustainability. Read the blog here.





Goodbye Louise…

                              Welcome Svenja!

Louise has left the company to move on to new ventures. Thank you for all your hard work, Louise!
Welcome to Svenja Czubayko who has joined the SBP as the new Project Officer.




In Short…


German court empowers cities to ban old diesel cars – Read more
Germany is showing more commitment to reducing emissions.

Can climate leadership become a business opportunity?- Read more
Managing climate risk with carbon pricing and science-based targets

The Netherlands plans floating solar farm at sea Read more
This small country is finding creative solutions to place renewable energy systems.



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.


Third party events…

SE Assist Greater Brighton Launch
8th March 2018, 16:00 to 18:00, Brighton. Details and bookings.
SE-Assist is launching their latest funding rouch offering great deals in social investment.

Sustainability in Action- Masterclass for SMEs
21st March 2018, 9:00 to 14:00, Worthing. Details and bookings.
Workshop delivered through Brighton University’s Green Growth Platform.

Action Learning Sets for EstablishedSocial Entrepreneurs
23rd March 2018, 10:00 to 13:00, Brighton. Details and bookings.
Lead by The Platform, Action Learning Sets connect with and learn from other enterprises.

Utilise Plus Event Report: Energy Saving Workshop in Burgess Hill

The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC welcomed delegates to the King’s Centre in Burgess Hill on a sunny morning in July, for an Energy Saving Workshop. Part of our ongoing Utilise Plus programme, these practical, half-day sessions equip delegates with the confidence and knowledge to reduce energy use in their organisations and save money in the […]

Utilise Plus Case Study: Parkview Care Home

Parkview Care Home in Hove benefitted from a grant of £3,000 for their boiler replacement project, which was issued through our Utilise Plus programme. At the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC, we offer a variety of services through Utilise Plus to support small and medium sized enterprises that want to reduce their energy bills and greenhouse gas […]


Upcoming Events

  • 10/08/2018 8:00 amBusiness Networking Breakfast, Horsham
  • 04/09/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Bognor Regis
  • 12/09/2018 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Earthship, Brighton
  • 10/10/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Newhaven
  • 08/11/2018 8:00 amBusiness Networking Breakfast, Crawley
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