In this section, you will find information on our latest project events along with key regional events.
21 June 3.30pm - Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering, University of Derby, Derby DE1 3EE Masterclass – Circular Solutions for SMEs Businesses of all sizes, in every sector, worldwide are using the circular economy to create a competitive...read more
23 May 3.30pm - Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering, University of Derby, Derby DE1 3EE Workshop - Getting started with the Circular Economy for SMEs Want to find out about the circular economy? This workshop helps you explore the...read more
Business Club members can access a fully funded package to develop their green credentials and help grow their green business. A Carbon Trust survey shows that 61% of people are more likely to buy from a company with a good reputation for helping the...read more
The Low Carbon Business Network is hosting a Sustainability Summit on 7th March 2018 at the Riverside Centre, Derby, with the East Midlands Chamber. We are now shifting into a realm where being an energy efficient and sustainable business is something...read more
Low Carbon Business Network - Green Growth Accelerator Programme Register now! Join us in January 2018 as the Network launches it next Green Growth Accelerator Programme to assist SMEs to thrive in the growing low carbon economy. The programme will be...read more
In this section, you will find latest project news along with reviews of our recent events.
Green Growth Business Development Group Are you interested in working on existing challenges collaboratively with other businesses? Join a Green Growth Business Development group in Derby, Buxton, Chesterfield or Nottingham. These informal events give you...read more
If you are a supplier of eco-friendly, low carbon or sustainable goods or services, you are certainly not alone. You are part of a large, successful and growing sector of the economy. The Low Carbon Business Network is fortunate to work closely with the...read more
Alexandra Charles, Head of Derby Management School, writes about the Derbyshire Top 200 business list. Find out the full story below by clicking on the link. Funding Partners Contact 01332 592 795 |...read more
Case studies and best practice
Sumed International Case Study A brighter future for Glossop business with solar cost savings Sumed International (UK) Ltd of Hadfield, near Glossop supplies products and services to help maintain healthy skin, including pressure-relief beds and cushions....read more
Tidyco Case Study Derby business saves 60% on lighting costs Tidyco is a Derby-based small business which manufactures and supplies Parker hydraulic and pneumatic components, largely to the rail, defence, utilities and manufacturing industries in the UK....read more
Penny Hydraulics Case Study Clowne lift workers get a lift from new lighting Penny Hydraulics makes swing lift cranes for vans and lorries as well as its own range of goods lifts. The business installed low energy LED lighting after receiving £15,000 from...read more
We help businesses make the shift to a low carbon economy. Read some best practice examples from our region.
Hear about TidyCo and their work with their local supply chain, an example of best practice in the region.
NHS Electric Fleet
Hear about NHS Electric Vehicle Fleet from Mark Armstrong Read, an example of best practice in the region.
Andy Hills- Derby City Hydro
Hear about Derby City Council Hydro Power Scheme from Andy Hills, an example of best practice in the region.