Collaborative Workshops

Facilitated by industry experts for collaborative action

The workshops have been designed specifically for key sectors in London to answer common, but difficult challenges SMEs are facing. By participating in a facilitated group setting, you will actively learn and connect with like-minded businesses and inspire collaboration in London-wide supply chains.

Upcoming workshops

November

Decarbonise your website

23rd Nov 2022 - Online - 12:30pm-2:30pm

Your business website is where you win and lose customers, did you know it also has a carbon footprint? Facilitated by creative-carbon specialist, Khandiz Joni, learn how to improve your user experience, make it more inclusive, and use less data which means less carbon emissions.

Where: Online (zoom)

Getting started with greening your business

23rd Nov 2022 - In-person - 4:00pm-7:30

A FREE in person workshop that will provide the first steps you can take to create a business with purpose that will have a positive impact in society and for the planet. Facilitated by Jane Mossman and Marta Martinez, Better Futures+. 

Where: Face.Work, Hatcham House, Hatcham Liberal Club Building, 367 Queens Road, New Cross, SE14 5HD

Supply Chain opportunities

29th Nov 2022 - Online - 12:30pm-1:30pm

Why working with your supply matters and how to go about a procurement strategy. Featuring Howard Gray, CGI UK and Lewis Chenery, Bouygues UK, who will provide insights and advice for engaging with complex supply chains in the digital and construction sectors.

Where: Zoom (online)

Beat the Energy Crisis

29th Nov 2022 - In person - 6:00pm-7:30pm

An in person workshop where you can learn practical steps to reduce your business energy bills and manage energy usage better. Facilitated by industry expert Toby Costin, CREW Energy, who has dedicated his career to helping businesses and charities reduce their energy footprint.

Where: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way Wembley Park HA9 0FJ

December

Design for the planet and win new customers

13th Dec 2022 - Online - 12:30pm-2:00pm

Responsible product & service design, and why eco-innovation is great for business. Featuring Ross Dight, Technical & Sustainability Director, Tarkett, and Annika Bosanquet, Co-Founder, Wrapology.  

Where: Zoom (online) 

January

Your employees and customers care

24th Jan 2023 - Online - 12:30pm-2:30pm

How sustainability can help you retain great talent and working with your wider business community to solve common challenges.

Featuring Nina Glass, Leadership & Sustainability Consultant, Eric Salmon & Partners and Daniel Vajsabel, Managing Director,

Where: Islington, venue tbc

How to fund your green projects

7th Feb 2023 - Online - 12:30pm-2:00pm

Green Finance – what is it and how can SMEs get it? Featuring Graeme Coles, Director Commercial and Corporate Banking and Ross Ironside,  Director Of Lending for London and South East, NatWest and Abbey Petkar, Managing Director, Magenta Security

Where: Zoom (online)

February

How to avoid greenwashing

21st Feb 2022 - Online - 12:30pm-2:00pm

Marketing – shout about your efforts and successes with authenticity and win customers.
Featuring Hannah Frost, Founder, Frost ESG and Khandiz Joni, Founder, Vujà Dé Creative Solutions

Where: Zoom (online) 

The Better Futures+ support is eligible to London-based businesses with:

at least two full time employees
a turnover between £100K – £43 million

The Better Futures+ programme is funded by the Mayor of London’s Green New Deal 

to support London’s journey to Net Zero

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