"This is an excellent service, providing the advice and information necessary to help improve business performance" - BAA Gatwick Ltd
The Green Business Programme (GBP) is a FREE and confidential service offered by the Council to help your business reduce its impact on the environment.
So far, the GBP has helped over 150 local companies win prestigious awards and saved thousands of pounds on their energy bills.
1) Once you have agreed to take part in the programme we will ask to take a look at your energy bills to analyse your energy and water consumption.
2) We will then conduct a site visit to identify how you can save money by reducing your environmental impacts e.g. your energy and water consumption, the amount of waste you throw away, how your staff travel to and from work and for business purposes. Site visits are informal and take a maximum of two hours.
3) We will then write a FREE tailored report, which includes an action plan of what changes you can make to dramatically decrease your energy bills and carbon footprint.
4) We provide ongoing support to your business and will also follow up with another site visit to see how you are getting on.
The GBP, alongside partners at the West Sussex Sustainable Business Partnership (WSSBP), offer a number of events and workshops which take place throughout the year.
Contact Environment Officer Kay Wagland on 01293 438545 for more information on the Green Business Programme.
The West Sussex Sustainable Business Network publish a monthly email update featuring the latest environmental news and opportunities, best practice case studies and details of upcoming events.
To join the Sustainable Business Network email or phone 01444 477501. Membership is free.
The Green Business Programme sponsors three ‘Green’ categories at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards .
To find out more about this year’s awards, award categories and previous winners please visit our Green Business Awards page.
Sustainable Routes is a European grant that helps businesses cut travel costs by adopting new ways of working. You could get a Green Travel Plan designed for your business and claim up to £1000 to help deliver the plan through the Sustainable Routes. Register here: www.sustainableroutes.co.uk .
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Crawley Borough Council Environment Unit
West Sussex RH10 1UZ