Net Zero is the key way our country will meet the challenge presented by climate change. For businesses, it means an evolving landscape and new regulations – as well as new opportunities. In this section, you can read an overview of what net zero regulations will mean for business, and download our net zero toolkit, to help you start to address some of the challenges.
Jack Colding is the Growth Hub’s new specialist for Environment and Sustainability. Jack will work closely with businesses in North Yorkshire to reduce costs and stay ahead of new rules on net zero. Jack’s background has given him insights into decarbonisation processes, and he is eager to help businesses reduce their energy and waste.
As part of £22.3m of Shared Prosperity Funding, North Yorkshire Council have made grants and support available to address gaps preventing businesses taking action on net zero. Jack Colding can assist businesses in accessing this funding, opening the door to opportunities for sustainability and growth.
Start your journey to Net Zero
Net Zero is regularly in the news, but what are the regulations relating to reducing carbon dioxide emissions and how do they affect your business?
The Net Zero Business Toolkit aims to make sustainability simple, so you can get started with net zero, saving money and future-proofing your operations.
We are delighted to announce the addition of three new team members who will play a crucial role in supporting local businesses and entrepreneurs as business advisors for North Yorkshire.
This scheme of business sustainability support includes several options for small and medium businesses including grants and fully funded audits.
Crimple, a busy Bistro and Foodhall, aimed to reduce its environmental impact and lower its power consumption through heat recovery.
With a solar power investment totalling over £400,000, Ellis Patents has successfully installed 173 new solar panels at its headquarters.
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Do you understand the key climate change terms every business should know? Get to grips with net zero terminology and learn how you can use it to your advantage with our free resources.
Preparing for the challenges a business might come up against when times get tough can seem like a mammoth task. You want to protect your business and guarantee that it can survive the adversity. It can be helpful to think about why you’re making a plan to ensure business continuity. Once you have in mind
How can you, as a small business, have a more positive impact on the environment?
A free digital glossary defining the key climate change terms relevant to businesses, to help you understand and engage with sustainability resources and support.
The Net-Zero Business Toolkit aims to make sustainability simple and is suitable for businesses of any sector or size. Download the toolkit today to get started or continue with your net-zero journey.
Download all of our free guides on how to be more sustainable in your business and start benefiting from the circular economy.
The global COVID-19 pandemic and other threats such as the EU exit, are forcing us to think about business resilience.
Consumer demand for quality products that last is at an all time high and purpose is becoming an important part of many businesses.
Consumers are increasingly looking for brands which have sustainability at their core.
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The cost of disposing of waste is increasing and regulations around disposal are tightening. Read our guide on how to reduce these.