Past Projects

“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

Past Projects

The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC has over nineteen years’ experience helping organisations improve resource efficiency and reduce environmental impact.

Examples of projects we have delivered can be found below. If you have a project idea or are looking for an expert delivery partner please contact us.

 

Green Growth Platform Events Programme

From 2014 to 2016 the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC delivered an exciting programme of 52 networking events, behind-the-scenes tours, meet-the-buyer events and specialist seminars on behalf of the University of Brighton’s Green Growth Platform. Nearly 600 different organisations participated. Read more…

“A very well run seminar with knowledgeable speakers. A good opportunity to meet similar companies and potential supplies, with no pressure.” Dave Humm, Varian Medical Systems

 

RE:Start Local

Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, RE:Start Local helped small and medium sized enterprises across the South East access new business opportunities in the low-carbon sector. The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC worked with businesses in Sussex, running a series of events and providing one-to-one support, over delivering on project targets. Read more…

 

Energy Efficient East Sussex

Delivered on behalf of East Sussex County Council, to help local businesses reduce their carbon footprint and increase their profitability, Energy Efficient East Sussex offered free Energy Audits and grants of up to £1,000 to install energy efficiency measures.

Participants are now enjoying combined annual energy and cost savings of 281,600 kWh and £29,000. CO2e emissions have been reduce by 126 tonnes per year. Read more…

 

Consultancy: MSc & BSc Programme Development

The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC was engaged by the University of Chichester to help inform the structure and content of three new degree programmes. Read more…

 

West Sussex Energy Efficiency Grants

13 West Sussex small businesses received a grant to install energy efficiency measures at their premises, which combined reduced annual carbon emissions by 72.2 tonnes and energy costs by £16,519.

The grant funding was provided by West Sussex County Council and the scheme managed by the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC. Read more…

 

UTILISE: Energy, Waste & Water Efficiency Courses

The UTILISE programme (not to be confused with our current Utilise Plus programme) helped businesses decode their utility bills and identify where savings could be made at their organisation through energy, waste and water management. Read more…

 

Museum Facilities Managers Forum

The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC worked with the South East Museum Development Programme to deliver the Museum Facilities Managers Forums.

8 Forum meetings were held from 2015 until 2017, allowing Facilities Managers of museums and galleries to meet, share experiences of resource efficiency, security and maintenance, and visit each other’s organisations. Read more…

 

Tap Into Brighton

From January until April 2018, the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC conducted market research with various restaurants, bars, cafes and events organisers in Brighton and Hove to assess the demand for re-usable drinks containers, to promote South Downs tap water, and ultimately to reduce plastic waste. Dubbed ‘Tap Into Brighton’, this research was undertaken for Brighton & Hove City Council and Southern Water, in collaboration with Refill Brighton and the Plastic Free PledgeRead more…

 

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Also see our Case Studies section for achievements of the businesses and organisations we’ve worked with, as well as the Event Reports for our various networking and educational events. Please get in touch if you’d like more information on our services.

Network Update – October

East Sussex Energy Saving Grants Calling businesses in East Sussex! East Sussex County Council is funding small energy efficiency projects to help businesses reduce their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Learn more.   End of Utilise Plus Celebration at Brighton Pavilion Our Utilise Plus Energy Saving Programme came to an end in September. We celebrated the […]
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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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@SustBusNetwork 3 days ago  RT @GrowthSoutheast: See the Utilise Plus project appear under the Clean Growth section in our latest ERDF case studies at https://t.co/3sa…

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