The Zero Carbon Business Leadership Programme

Designed for busy SME leaders and packed with practical advice from how to measure your carbon footprint and reduce emissions, to how to promote what you’re doing to win more customers.

A series of eight webinars that include guest speakers who provide expert advice and present real-life case studies. You will hear from business owners talking about their own experiences as well as industry specialists and suppliers. 

This tailored content focuses on high impact, quick wins and gives concrete evidence of the benefits for businesses aiming to become carbon neutral, so busy CEOs can dive straight in and start making a difference now.

Getting started with your business’ carbon footprint and how to use it to make a concrete strategy. Featuring Ella Nevill, who will demonstrate how to use the Climate Essentials carbon management tool and Barry Basset, Managing Director, VMI TV, to talk about his business net zero journey.

Recorded 20th Oct 2022

What you can do to reduce your energy emissions and high impact opportunities to cut costs.  Featuring Dion Mellows, Managing Director, Sha Environmental. Dion has over 25 years experience working as an energy consultant and mentoring businesses.

Recorded 1st Nov 2022

What is net zero and how do you integrate it into your business purpose and strategy. Featuring Sarah Gillard, CEO, Blueprint for Better Business. Sarah has over 25 years of experience leading in fast-paced commercial environments at some of the UK’s largest retail companies, including John Lewis Partnership.

Recorded 16th Nov 2022

Responsible product & service design, and why eco-innovation is great for business. Featuring Ross Dight, Technical & Sustainability Director, Tarkett, and Annika Bosanquet, Co-Founder, Wrapology.  

Recorded 13th Dec 2022

Why working with your supply chain matters and how to go about a procurement strategy. Featuring Howard Gray, CGI UK and Lewis Chenery, Bouygues Energies & Services, who will provide insights and advice for engaging with complex supply chains in the digital and construction sectors.

Recorded 14th Dec 2022

18th Jan 12:00-1:00pm

Green Finance – what is it and how can SMEs get it?
Featuring Stuart Cook, Director of Net Zero Asset Finance, who is an asset finance expert that specialises in financing electric vehicles, charging infrastructure, green energy and recycling. 

22nd Feb 12:00-1:00pm

How sustainability can help you attract and retain great talent, plus working with your wider business community to solve common challenges.

8th Mar 12:00-1:00pm

Marketing – shout about your efforts and successes with authenticity and win customers. Featuring Hannah Frost, Founder, Frost ESG.

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