- Green Growth Platform Events
- RE:Start Local
- Energy Efficiency East Sussex
- MSc & BSc Course Development
- Grants for West Sussex Businesses
- Museum Facilities Managers Forum
“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
The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC has over twenty 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.
Utilise Plus Energy Efficiency Programme
The Utilise Plus Programme achieved significant savings of greenhouse gas emissions in local SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) from 2017-2019.
The project issued grant funding to 79 organisations to install energy-saving measures, 60 energy saving reviews were delivered and 34 learning and networking events were held with attendees from 183 different organisations.
Read full article Utilise Plus Project Summary
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
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 Pledge. Read 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.