Climate change for business

Reducing the borough's carbon footprint is a key challenge for the council and businesses have a large role to play in this. Carbon dioxide is the main contributor to climate change and it is important that businesses and individuals contribute towards reducing the amount that is produced.

Where to find help to make your business more sustainable

North Hampshire Sustainable Business Network

Sustainable Business Network logoAn established network organised by local businesses, local authorities and the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce offering FREE half-day workshops and website with expert information for small to medium sized businesses.

Themes covered in the workshops can help you to win more business and cut costs. Previous topics have included:

  • Marketing your business as sustainable
  • Increasing tender success
  • Reducing overheads by being ‘greener’ (energy, water, procurement, waste, etc.)
  • Ensure your business is legally compliant
  • Setting up an Environmental Management System and sustainability reporting
  • Winning grants and securing funding.

These events offer expert speakers, peer group networking and great venues.

To join the database to be invited to all future meetings please contact Richard.Hall@hampshirechamber.co.uk visit the Sustainable Business Network website or call 01329 242420.

The Environment Centre

The Environment Centre (tEC) is a one-stop shop for environmental information in the South of England, providing practical support for businesses, schools, community groups, public sector bodies and individuals.

Find out what the council is doing about climate change.

Contact us

  • Contact us online
  • 01256 844844
  • Civic Offices
    London Road
    Basingstoke
    RG21 4AH
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    8.30am to 5pm
    Fridays
    8.30am to 4.30pm