The Carbon Trust is an independent, expert partner of leading organisations around the world, helping them contribute to and benefit from a more sustainable future through carbon reduction, resource efficiency strategies and commercialising low carbon technologies. They have 170 experts working around the world from offices in the UK, China, South Africa, Mexico, Brazil and the USA and their mission is to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy. Their experts, drawn from a range of backgrounds and nationalities, can help your organisation tackle climate change by reducing your carbon emissions and identifying growth and revenue opportunities through resource reduction initiatives, cost-saving strategies and the adoption of resource-efficient technologies. For more information please visit: www.carbontrust.com
- The Green Business Fund
The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund is the brand new energy efficiency support service for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) in England, Wales and Scotland. It provides direct funded support through training workshops, energy assessments, equipment procurement support and up to £10,000 capital contribution towards your energy saving equipment purchase. For more information on the Green Business Fund, please visit: www.carbontrust.com/greenbusinessfund
The free workshops are planned to introduce small businesses to energy efficiency best practise within the workplace. Our advisers will be running these workshops with small groups of local businesses (aimed at companies with fewer than 50 employees) to help them work out how best to identify and implement the low and no-cost energy saving opportunities available to them.