“The event was very well organised and resourceful.”
Patrick Mballa, LST Projects, Eastleigh
UTILISE: Sustainability in the Workplace
Hold an event! Over 300 businesses have attended UTILISE. If you would like to hold a course, perhaps for businesses in your supply chain or local authority area, please get in touch. Full and half-day versions available.
A practical focussed course which will help your business save money through improving energy, waste and water efficiency.
UTILISE helps you decode your utility bills and look for areas where savings can be made for your organisation through energy, waste and water best practice. Plus you’ll explore environmental management and how to win new customers using your ‘green credentials’.
“I found the range of knowledge and expertise of the presenters made the seminar very interesting.”
Jon Grey, SOLL Leisure, Wantage
With presentations from Resource Efficiency Experts and interactive exercises UTILISE explores:
- Measures for energy efficiency, e.g. lighting, heating
- Utility billing and tariffs; electricity, gas, water and waste
- Benchmarking and carbon foot-printing
- Waste reduction and recycling
- Water efficiency
- Environmental legislation
- Staff engagement
- Renewable energy
- Marketing your green credentials
- Grant and funding opportunities
- Environmental Management Systems
What You’ll Go Away With
With the help of the UTILISE Resource Efficiency Experts you will create an Action Plan detailing the practical things you can do at your organisation to your improve environmental efficiency and reduce utility costs.
Each attending organisation also receives access to an on-line version of the UTILISE Workpack, containing further information and guidance, to build on the knowledge and skills learnt on the day.
Who Should Attend
UTILISE is designed for businesses with commercial premises and energy bills. Previous delegates include manufacturers, community centres, office based firms, hoteliers, retailers, sports clubs, charities, restaurateurs…
The course is not intended for those who work in the environmental sector (e.g. environmental consultants, solar installers, utility brokers) for whom our networking and Green Growth Platform events are more suitable.
For details of upcoming courses, or to arrange a course for businesses in your supply chain or premises managers across your commercial portfolio for example, please contact the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC on 01273 964239 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“A good practical look at how we can reduce our carbon footprint and save money at the same time.”
Peter Davies, Shoreham Port, West Sussex