Sustainability and green events for small businesses

While 91% of smaller businesses believe that sustainability is an important consideration for their business, according to research by Lloyd's Bank 40% are unsure how going net zero will impact them.

According to a study by the British Business Bank, 12% of smaller businesses cite a lack of information Link opens in a new windowas a barrier to lowering emissions and becoming net zero.

One way to keep up-to-date with environmental developments, opportunities, and new technology is to attend business events that focus on sustainability.

There are plenty of sustainability events to choose from and while many target consumers, there are a number geared to small business needs.

Many events aim to provide insights into how your business can benefit from sustainable changes and tackle climate change, along with education and networking sessions that can help support your net zero initiatives.

By learning how other entrepreneurs are responding to the net zero challenge you can determine the best path to sustainability for your business.

Future Events

We've rounded up a sample selection of business-centric sustainability events and events listings for 2022, held both physically and virtually, to help you get started:

Reference to any organisation, business and event on this page does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation from the British Business Bank or the UK Government. Whilst we make reasonable efforts to keep the information on this page up to date, we do not guarantee or warrant (implied or otherwise) that it is current, accurate or complete. The information is intended for general information purposes only and does not take into account your personal situation, nor does it constitute legal, financial, tax or other professional advice. You should always consider whether the information is applicable to your particular circumstances and, where appropriate, seek professional or specialist advice or support.

Green Decoder

Featuring a glossary of sustainable terms curated in partnership with the Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, our green decoder is helping smaller businesses decipher the terminology surrounding decarbonisation.

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