Our Upcoming Event

Sustainable Business – Practical ways to save money

Who is this for?


For any size business or organisation that is thinking of starting, just started or needs to ‘Recharge their Green Champion batteries’ on their Sustainability journey, and would like to receive practical advice on how to inspire their staff, be ‘Cash-positive’ and when to invest in the correct technology, to make the greatest savings while contributing to sustainable development.


Topics will cover:


Global Citizenship, Staff engagement, Staff training, Environmental Management Systems, Accreditations, Grant funding options, Sustainable Development Goals, Science-based targets, Clean Growth UK, Innovative Technology advise.

Sustainable Business - Practical ways to save money

DATE: October 2019

TIME: 10:00 – 16:00 BST

HOSTED BY: Gates Green Solutions Limited

£ 0 Per Person

The guest speakers will be:


  • Phil Williams – Plan-it Eco – Welsh Sustainability Champion
  • Anya Ledwith – Director – ESHCON, Gatwick Diamond Business
  • Martin Slocombe – Director – Investors in the Environment and Gates Green Solutions
  • Zoe Osmond – University of Brighton’s Green Growth Platform (and Greentech South)
  • Steve Kenzie – Executive Director – UN Global Compact Network UK


Benefits from the event:


The purpose of the day is to inspire, inform, recharge and give staff a reason and purpose to have Sustainability at the heart of their workplace, embedded in the very DNA of the business.


Number 1, Saving money by reducing waste and improving efficiency, 2 Staff retention, having pride in where they work, 3 Reducing carbon, 4 Seeing the bigger picture, that their actions make a difference to the climate, the planet and every person on it!


Practical information to encourage staff engagement, Hint’s tips and best practices, Collaborative working, Access to funding streams, Access to university resources, Access to new market opportunities, Mentoring support, Shared experiences and Peer support, Tried and tested technologies, Insight into future innovative technologies, Future proofing with on-site-off-grid renewable energy generation, Assistance in finding the right new suppliers. Embedded Capital Allowances Advice.


The Format for the day:


  • 9:30 Open, coffee, networking
  • 10:00 Welcome, Introductions, Phil Williams (Global Citizenship)
  • 12:30 Lunch (included)
  • 13:30 Afternoon sessions, 4 x Mini-Presentations on the topics
  • 15:30 Coffee, Questions, discussions
  • 16:00 Networking
  • 16:30 Close


There will be opportunities through the day for demonstrations and a chance to see 8 selected ‘Innovative products and 6 Service’ providers.


Supported by:


University of Brighton’s Green Growth Platform, MVRRS Training, GreenTech South, UN Global Compact UK, IEMA Sussex.


Who’s attending?

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