“The guidance and support you and the team have given my small company to be accepted by one of the biggest contractors in East Sussex has been pivotal.”
Marie Jones, The Office Your Office, Bodiam


Sustainable Business Network
The Sustainable Business Network is a great place to meet like-minded environmentally aware businesses as well as source local green suppliers. Members benefit from a monthly email update, a place in the on-line directory and invitations to Network events, such as our popular Sustainable Business Breakfasts. Membership is free – why not join today?

Utilise Plus Programme
This programme offers a range of services: grant funding, events, workshops and fully-funded energy audits, for eligible small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) throughout England. It is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), supported by the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, and delivered by the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC. Find out more…

Grants & Funding Programmes
If you are a business based in Sussex or the South East and looking to expand there are a number of local and national grant schemes you could apply for. Find out more…

Energy Audits
Carried out by a qualified and registered Non-Domestic Energy Assessor who will undertake a thorough survey of your property using measurements and photographs and assessing lighting, heating and insulation systems, the building construction type and its usage, to create your bespoke Energy Audit Report. Find out more…

Display Energy Certificates & Advisory Reports
A Display Energy Certificate (DEC) provides a visual representation of how energy is used in your building. Mandatory for public buildings with a floor area greater than 250 m2, a DEC can also be a useful tool for businesses to help set a benchmark for improvement, engage employees and demonstrate their environmental commitment to customers. Find out more…

Workshops & Training Courses
Whether you are an environmental-minded business looking to engage employees with new initiatives or a local authority keen to help organisations in your area reduce their utility costs, our range of courses and workshops will help you reach your goals. Find out more…

Employee Engagement Days
Interactive and fun training sessions for all employees to encourage efficient use of energy and resources. Employee Engagement Days take place on or off your premises and are tailor made for your company’s needs. Why not add a volunteering or team building session to complete the experience? Find out more…

Consultancy & Project Management
Are you looking for business sustainability experts for a special project or work programme? We can help you! Find out more…

Sussex Recyclers List
From pallets to plastics and cardboard to cast iron, it is possible to recycle a wide range of materials. Our comprehensive Sussex Recyclers List will help you find the right recyclers for you. Find out more…

Past Projects
We’re proud to have delivered numerous projects throughout Sussex, helping various organisations to improve their resource efficiency and reduce their environmental impact. Find out more…

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 […]

Billing & Tariffs

Reviewing the particulars of energy tariffs identified immediate opportunities for cost savings for three East Sussex businesses.


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Upcoming Events

  • 21/03/2018 9:00 amSustainability in Action - Masterclass for SMEs
  • 11/04/2018 9:00 amManaging Your Finances (Brighton)
  • 18/04/2018 8:00 amBusiness Networking Breakfast
  • 16/05/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Newhaven
  • 21/06/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Crawley
  • 17/07/2018Energy Saving Workshop, Burgess Hill
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