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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.

Network Update- May 2018

Book Now – Energy Saving Workshop, Newhaven This interactive, fully-funded workshop will help you take control of your organisation’s energy use and identify money-saving opportunities by creating a practical action plan tailored to your organisation’s specific needs. Book Now.   Event Report: Business Networking Breakfast Delegates from a variety of organisations attended this Utilise Plus […]
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Lighting Up Lingfield

      Lingfield and Dormansland Community Centre, in Tandridge, benefitted from a grant of £1,770 for their LED lighting project which was issued through our Utilise Plus programme. Utilise Plus supports small and medium sized enterprises that are interested in installing energy saving measures on their premises to reduce their energy bills and greenhouse gas […]
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Upcoming Events

  • 21/06/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Crawley
  • 03/07/2018 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Polesden Lacey, Dorking
  • 17/07/2018Energy Saving Workshop, Burgess Hill
  • 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
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