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Sustainability in Action - Masterclass for SMEs (Jan 2018)

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Brighthelm Centre

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Brighton

BN1 1YD

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Businesses operate in an increasingly complex world. The range of terminology, such as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Sustainability, Environmental and
Social Governance (ESG) can be confusing. This masterclass is designed to demystify the jargon and help SMEs in Sussex to manage the environmental, social and economic risks and opportunities of running a business.

The class takes account of recent changes in the international environmental management standard ISO14001 and current trends, intelligence in good practice in sustainable business.

Course overview
The half day masterclass will cover:
  • Why is sustainability important? How to develop a compelling business case and deliverable action plan for sustainability
  • Overview of standards and legislation, including ISO 14001, 50001, 26000 and others and the value of formally certified or informal systems.
  • How to get best results - engaging stakeholders and employees with your sustainability journey
  • Drafting a communications strategy that meets the needs of your internal and external stakeholders, building an authentic narrative to strengthen your reputation as a responsible business.



Please sign up to the Green Growth Platform on our website prior to booking your ticket for this event, or prior to the event itself. If you have not signed up before the event, you will have the opportunity to do so on the day, where you will then gain access. This may cause delays on the day however, so please do sign up beforehand.
This event is part of the Green Growth Platform events programme, helping to grow the green economy across Sussex. The Green Growth Platform is a green business network that offers its members a unique package of business support, innovation, grants, skills, training and events delivered by a team of industry experts, business advisors and leading academics. The platform is free to join - the aim is to work closely with SMEs to support them in reducing their environmental impact, whilst creating opportunities for them to supply the emerging green economy and grow their business to the next level.

Please be advised that photography and filming will be carried out at the event for use on the GGP and Muon Events website, marketing materials, and other publications. By entering this event, you consent to the GGP and Muon Events photographing, filming, and using your image and likeness.






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