Access funding to reduce your company’s carbon footprint at our forthcoming networking lunch
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There is now less than one week left to book your tickets for our Building a Sustainable SME networking lunch.
A panel of local business owners and experts on sustainability will be debating this vital subject at our exclusive event, to be held at Baresca in Nottingham city centre from midday on Wednesday 6 October. All guests will be able to enjoy a buffet lunch, welcome drink and take part in a Q&A session with the panel.
At this networking lunch you’ll be able to:
- Learn how SMEs based in the Greater Nottingham (SUDS) area can drive sustainability in their organisations
- Find out how your business can access a grant towards the cost of hiring a university graduate to champion sustainability, a carbon audit, workshops
- Gain expert advice on designing to reduce waste
- Network with like-minded business owners and leaders committed to net zero
- Join in with a panel-led debate on how business owners can begin their net zero journey
Our panel includes:
- Dr. Ana Rita Domingues PhD MSc – Lecturer in Sustainability at School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment (ADBE) (Nottingham Trent University)
- Declan Barker, Head of Programmes, Nottingham Forest Community Trust
- Adam Pickering – Environment Editor & Marketing and Partnerships Manager at LeftLion Magazine Nottingham
- Charmaine Morrell MSc MIEMA CEnv – Head of Sustainability at Nottingham Trent University
- Becky Valentine – Co-owner, Lead – Sustainability, Wellbeing and Building Health at Spenbeck
Many businesses in Nottingham have either started their carbon neutral journey, or they’re wondering where to start. This is where NTU’s Sustainability in Enterprise programme comes in, providing practical support and funding to reduce the carbon footprint of eligible Nottingham SMEs.
The UK Government’s 2050 net zero and Nottingham City Council’s carbon neutral 2028 pledges have set ambitious emissions reduction targets, with the aim being to keep temperatures below a 1.5c rise vs pre-industrial levels – a threshold that scientists agree we really don’t want to cross if we want to avoid the full catastrophic potential of global heating.
Join us for what will be a fascinating event.