Somerset Growth Programme - Aiming to Net Zero

21st July 2022

Somerset Growth Programme - Aiming to Net Zero

21st July 2022
Starts at 9:30am
Ends at 1:30pm

Climate change is a global challenge and every business has a responsibility to take steps to reduce the impact on the environment and community in which it exists.

We’re aware that businesses like yours are keen to make changes, but often don’t know where to start, are uncertain about which approach to take, or don’t have the funds to employ a specialist.

Our Aiming for Net Zero workshop aims to give companies a starting point, as well as tips, advice and inspiration to progress along the journey to Net Zero. By the end of the workshop attendees will be able to create their own carbon footprint, carbon reduction plan and make a Net Zero pledge.

During the practical, interactive half-day session our expert trainer will explore three different modules, covering topics such as:

• Why Net Zero is relevant to business

• First steps to Net Zero

• How much carbon your business emits

• How your business can reduce its carbon emissions

• Business opportunities from progressing to Net Zero

• Incorporating Net Zero into business operations and planning

Delegates will also have the opportunity to join peer groups, listen to experts and ask questions.

As part of the course you will also receive an exclusive workbook and certificate on completion.

Spaces will be limited so if you’re interested, ensure you book now to secure your place!

Who should attend?

This workshop is suitable for SMEs of all sizes who would like to learn more about achieving Net Zero and how to get started or progress on their own business’s carbon reduction journey.

The business must be based / registered in Somerset, have ambitious growth plans, be over 12 months old, employ more than two people and have growth plans that will look to increase employment.

Please note this does not include Bath and North East Somerset and North Somerset.

How much does it cost?

This workshop is free to attend. This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

Can you offer support after the workshop?

Our Somerset Business Growth Programme offers 1-2-1 business support. Find out more here.

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

The  UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people into employment.  For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-community-renewal-fund-prospectus

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