Sustainable Business

Understand social and environmental obligations and opportunities

Knowledge

Prospering from the energy revolution
An overview of government’s challenge to industry and research to create more efficient energy systems and benefit the UK economy from the global upta...
report
The Grand Challenge Missions: Our Industrial Strategy in 2019
A review of the grand challenges that make up the Governments Industrial Strategy
guide
Green Great Britain Week – simple steps you can take to reduce emissions
Find out how your business could reduce emissions and help to tackle climate change.
Rural Economic Study for Swindon and Wiltshire
Swindon and Wiltshire LEP recognises that there are gaps in knowledge about the rural economy of the area. This Rural Economic Study has been develope...
Roads for the Future - Funding
A share of up to £200,000 is available for ideas to change road design to maximise the benefits of connected and autonomous vehicles.
report
Independent report - Made Smarter Review
An industry-led review exploring how UK manufacturing can maximise benefits of digital technology through a strong industry - government partnership.

Resources

Green Key

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Voluntary Eco-label award scheme – quality standard for environmental responsibility and sustainable operation. Available to hospitality businesses globally.

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Quench - Enabling social enterprise in Wiltshire

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Quench offer co-working space and a cafe's, but their social enterprise training centre is the core of what they do. They believe that Social Enterprises can change the world for good and in a sustainable way. They provide a safe environment where young social entrepreneurs can explore ideas, develop their skills, and set up social ventures as a group. Wanting to offer individual support they also link young entrepreneurs with mentors in the business community to help turn their dreams into reality.

QuenchSalisbury
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START2ACT

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An energy efficiency support programme delivered by The Carbon Trust START2ACT is aimed at young SME businesses.

carbontrust.com
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Business Against Poverty

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Business against Poverty is a Business Enterprise that drives profitable, ethical and sustainable growth for the benefit of its members and society. Its funds drive the humanitarian work of the charity People against Poverty.

BusinessAgainstPoverty.com
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Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

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Confidential advice and support on environmental issues for all UK businesses.

wrap.org.uk
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The Green Economy

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Wiltshire Council aims to meet the needs and aspirations of their communities while migrating the impact of future growth on the wider environment. To do this, the economy and enterprise provides a county-wide, integrated statutory land-use planning, economic regeneration and climate change service, to plan for the sustainable growth of Wiltshire. Find out more about Climate change, Renewable energy, Energy efficiency, Electric vehicles and charging points, Community action and Biomass.

wiltshire.gov.uk/green-economy
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