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Green Economy launches free online training programme 'Cut Carbon Costs' to save your business money

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2024
  • Posted By The Growth Company


Bee Net Zero partner Green Economy has launched 'Cut Carbon Cut Costs' an online training programme designed to help you future-proof your business.

Free to attend for businesses in Greater Manchester, this webinar series is ideal for those who want to reduce their costs as well as their environmental impact but need help knowing where to start.

With four 90-minute interactive sessions, Green Economy Sustainability and Resource Efficiency experts will guide you through:

Understanding Climate Change & the Drivers for Carbon Reduction, 1st Feb 2024 - 2pm - 3.30pm

The first session of the webinar series will explore the fundamentals of climate change

  • What is climate change?
  • What causes climate change?
  • What has it got to do with the way we do business?
  • It will also explore the market drivers for decarbonising and the business benefits of engaging with the sustainability agenda.

Practical Steps to Reduce Energy Use & Save Money on Your Bills, 8th Feb 2024 - 2pm - 3.30pm

The second session of this webinar series will explore practical actions that businesses can take to reduce energy use, save money, and use resources more efficiently. Carbon reduction doesn't always require huge investments, many of the things we can do will actually save us money.

Stakeholder Engagement in Your Sustainability Programme, 15th Feb 2024 - 2pm - 3.30pm

The third session of this webinar series will cover how to engage key stakeholders, with a focus on staff and management, in your sustainability programme. Businesses will come away with practical actions as well as an overview of how to build an engagement plan.

Gaining a competitive advantage by Marketing Sustainability and Avoiding Greenwash, 22nd Feb 2024 - 2pm - 3.30pm

The final session of this webinar series will explore the do's and don'ts of marketing your sustainable activity, explore the risks of greenwashing as well as how to avoid it.


The training sessions offer the opportunity to share ideas with other business leaders and learn from successful case studies how to build resilience within your operations and face head-on the challenges presented by climate change.

See the full programme of events and training

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit