Small Business Sustainability Basics

Small Business Britain in partnership with Oxford Brookes Business School have been running a FREE 6-week programme to help kickstart the sustainability journey of small businesses!

The course started on 6 September and will run for 6 weeks.

  1. 6th Sept 11am: Sustainability is Good for Business
  2. 13th Sept 11am: Starting at the Beginning: Energy and Transport
  3. 20th Sept 11am: The Circular Economy
  4. 27th Sept 11am: A Team Effort: Working With & Adapting Your Supply Chain
  5. 4th Oct 11am: Offsetting: The Good, The Bad & Making a Plan
  6. 11th Oct 11am: Sustainability for You

Unfortunately, it may not be possible to join the course now but you may want to contact Small Business Britain and learn about their Small Business Planet Campaign.

3 reasons why taking the next steps in your sustainability journey is an excellent decision not only for the planet, but for your business as well.

  • Small businesses make up 99% of the UK business economy – collectively you have the power to make a real difference.
  • A recent study has shown that 81% of consumers are more likely to choose to purchase from a company with a positive approach to sustainability.
  • Prioritising sustainability now will almost certainly save you money in the long term!