Business Sustainability Support

Support to help your business achieve its net zero goals and prepare for the impacts of climate change.

By adopting sustainable practices, businesses can reduce their environmental impact, save money and achieve net zero emissions. Sustainable strategies can also help organisations adapt to the effects of climate change, ensuring business continuity and resilience in the face of temperature fluctuations and flood risks. However, getting started on this journey can be daunting, which is why our team is here to help.

We offer sustainability assessments to evaluate your current environmental performance and level of climate resilience, we then work with you to create a plan for improvement. Free consultancy and grant funding are also available to help bring your sustainability plan to life.

Don’t hesitate to contact our team to discuss how we can help your business.

Find out how we helped a Pontefract-based manufacturer to reduce their carbon emissions and save £26,000 per year on energy bills

How can we help your business?

Our team of experts provide audits, consultancy and access to funding that can benefit your business in the following ways:

  • Measure carbon footprint and develop a plan to achieve net zero emissions.
  • Diversify energy sources, such as installing solar PV, to reduce vulnerability to rising energy prices.
  • Make workplace adaptations to deal with changing temperatures and develop flood resilience plans to ensure a safe workspace and uninterrupted operations.
  • Reduce costs by implementing waste, water and energy reduction strategies.
  • Adopt a circular economy model by reusing waste products and minimising dependence on environmentally sensitive raw materials.
  • Comply with new climate legislation and legal requirements.
  • Enhance your business's reputation and attract sustainable-minded customers and employees.
  • Provide training and support to create green jobs for young people.


Which businesses are eligible? 

Small or medium sized businesses (up to 100 employees) based in West Yorkshire.

Support is available for SMEs trading with other businesses (B2B) and with consumers (B2C).

We are unable to assist businesses operating in primary banking and financial services, primary agriculture, schools, colleges, universities, public sector organisations, public healthcare providers and charities not undertaking economic activity.

Our business support team will provide you with further advice on eligibility.