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Sustainability and your business

As a business owner in the UK, you have role to play in tackling climate change. But where do you start?

Understand the threat of climate change

What do we mean by climate change? How will it impact businesses now and in the future? And how do government climate policies affect small businesses?

This video answers these questions and explains why tackling climate change is so important.

Is your business as sustainable as it could be?

Are there positive actions you could take? How does the way you work and your products and services align with government targets?

This video will help you explore these questions.

Advice from a climate expert

Will Richardson, founder and CEO of Green Element, saw the impacts of climate change when he travelled around the world. He made the decision to dedicate his work to helping build a sustainable future for generations to come.

Watch him speaking to share his experience and expertise. He explains why climate change is the biggest crisis we face today and how businesses of all sizes can rise to meet the challenge.

Why carbon management is vital for small businesses

Emma Kisby, EMEA CEO at COGO, talks about why small businesses should be managing their carbon footprints, the challenges they face when doing so and what support is available.

10 steps to a more sustainable business

There’s no one single, right solution to tackling the threats of climate change – but there are things you could do. Start small and you could still make a difference. Explore the changes you could start making straight away in our sustainability checklist, which you can view below.

Want our tips for ways to be more sustainable?

See our 10 steps to help your business build sustainability into your DNA.

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