Everyone is aware that the traffic, congestion and air quality in Bristol is a major issue. Join us at the March Go Green Business Breakfast to find out how your business can be part of the solution!
Hear speakers and case studies, network with other business professionals, and share ideas on green business Travel & Transport as you find out how you can get smart and go green! We are sure Mr Brunel would approve of us using his fine ship as a backdrop for our event as we seek to find sustainable travel options fit for a Green Capital in the 21st Century.
- Do you struggle to engage your colleagues and employees to travel to work sustainably?
- Do you want to hear case studies from businesses in Bristol and the West of England that have successfully implemented green travel options?
- Do you want to meet local organisations who can help you access funding, support and advice to get your workplace’s sustainable travel plans off the ground?
This breakfast is an ideal chance to get inspiration and meet local organisations who can help you on your mission to be a greener, more sustainable business when it comes to Travel & Transport.
With speakers from:
- First Group
- University of Bristol – Walk to Work Project
- Travelwest – funding for Green Business Travel
- Go Green
|07:45-08:15||Registration & breakfast|
|09:30-10:00||Networking and visit stalls|
- Sara Sloman and Jacob Pryor, Travelwest
Sara and Jacob have worked with over 200 businesses in Bristol providing tailored packages of support to encourage sustainable business travel, focusing on behaviour change and active travel. Sara and Jacob will outline how businesses of all sizes can access support and funding for green travel inititatives through the government backed scheme - the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF). They will highlight dates of the next funding round which is shortly due to go live. They will also be showing some video case studies of how they have successfully worked with Bristol businesses, both small and large, in the past to implement sustainable travel measures, so you can be sure to leave feeling inspired.
- Dr Suzanne Audrey, Public Health researcher, University of Bristol
- James Freeman, Managing Director, First West of England
Tea, coffee and pastries will be served. We hope you can join us!
Go Green is a new initiative to drive, recognise and celebrate the contribution of the business community in creating a sustainable city region in Bristol and the West of England. Go Green is run in partnership by Business West Ltd and Low Carbon South West CIC with support from Bristol 2015 Ltd.