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David English, Restore, Redhill
Network Update- March
New Guidance on Scope 3 Emissions in Commercial Real Estate
The UK Green Building Council has developed guidance to address under reporting of scope 3 emissions. Although, reporting on scope 3 is voluntary, including it in corporate reporting increases the understanding of climate change impacts and improves business resilience and reputation.
East Sussex Energy Saving Grants
Is your business based in East Sussex and you have an energy saving project in mind? Then get in touch! We can help you reduce your business energy bills and carbon footprint. Learn more.
Energy Performance Certificates for Non-Domestic Properties
Did you know that we offer competitively priced commercial EPCs? If you are renting or selling your commercial premises, you will need a Non-Domestic Energy Performance Certificate (NDEPC) to comply with current Energy Performance in Buildings legislation and Building Regulations. Get in touch.
Member Spotlight – AllotMe, share your garden
AllotMe is a Research & Development company in Urban Agriculture. Their software solution AllotMe.co.uk is a sustainable garden-sharing marketplace that allows users to find a space to grow food in the city, or become Hosts by renting out their gardens. They also designed the AllotMe GrowPod which aims to take advantage of ‘waste’ space in the city through the use of a secure street-side hydroponic planter. Find out more.
SBP Guest Blog – Decarbonising Heat through Innovation by Charles Morley
Heating represents one third of all UK emissions. It’s worth considering less carbon intensive technologies available. This blog compares 3 innovative technologies and it offers a good foundation of more sustainable heating options. To see what is suitable and worthwhile for your business, read on.
New Face at the SBP
Johanne joins us at the Sustainable Business Partnership for the next 3 months. She is studying environmental technology at Cphbusiness Academy in Copenhagen and she will be supporting us with marketing and data projects. Find out more on our staff page.
H&M takes Sustainability to a New Level
It’s 2020 and using recycled materials isn’t enough anymore; the fashion industry is aiming for bio-based materials and those that don’t shed micro plastics. Learn more about what this highstreet fashion retailer is doing to improve the environmental impact of their products. Read more.
Bye bye to petrol and diesel cars?
Suggested ban on sale of diesel and petrol cars could be legislated earlier than expected. – Read more
Re-introduction of the Environment Bill to Parliament
Sustainability at the heart of UK’s economic model? IEMA comments – Read more
Dates for the diary…
Zero 2030 – community led Climate Conference
4th March 2020, 9:00-19:30, Assembly Hall, Worthing
The Climate Conference invites all for insight, motivation and involvement. Details and bookings.
Kinder Living Home Show
7th – 8th March 2020, 10:00-16:00, County Hall North, Horsham
The annual Home Show brings together businesses, charities and not-for-profit organisations to encourage and inspire each other. Details and bookings.