Climate Action Planning is a 2-day programme designed for SME business owners and managers who wish to understand the environment impact of their business and why it matters, the steps that they can take to reduce their carbon emissions, how they can set a Net Zero target for their business and how to leverage this for business advantage.

Programme information

  • Dates
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  • Duration2 days
  • LocationOnline
  • Cost£2,500

What you will learn

This programme will provide you with the tools, understanding and techniques to:

  • Understand why climate change is important for the future of the planet and your business.
  • Equip you to talk about sustainability meaningfully and to understand how you can utilise it to drive growth in your business.
  • Evaluate your company to understand where it’s carbon footprint comes from.
  • Understand tools, techniques and technologies that you can draw on to reduce your business’ future carbon emissions.
  • Develop a carbon reduction plan and set a target for when your business will achieve Net Zero.

During the programme you will undertake a carbon audit of your business with the assistance of subject matter experts and utilise this to develop a carbon reduction plan for your business to set a Net Zero target for your business. After the programme you can then submit these plans for review by a subject matter expert.

Programme supported by

You will be supported by our experienced faculty as well our delivery partner, Bioregional.



Bioregional is a purpose-led, not-for-profit sustainability consultancy. We support businesses and organisations to transition to a net-zero carbon, circular, and sustainable future, and work with partners to create homes, workplaces, and retail destinations that enable sustainable living.

We have been working on sustainability initiatives with a wide range of entities - varying in size, sector, and context - for more than two decades, and have a track record of supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to understand their carbon footprint and work towards a zero-carbon future for the last 10 years. Bioregional is a founding member of the carbon accounting alliance, collaborating with the wider sector to shape best practice internationally.  

From working with large organisations like Kingfisher and Sue Ryder to develop their science-based carbon reduction targets, to supporting smaller companies like Mamas and Papas and Troup Bywaters + Anders to conduct their first carbon footprint baseline, our Bioregional team are versed in demystifying the net zero journey to for clients. As a purpose-led small social enterprise ourselves, we live the daily realities of a small workforce and limited resources, while simultaneously enacting our strong ambition to act fast to achieve net zero. 

Who should attend

This programme is designed specifically for SMEs and we encourage applications from businesses with up to 250 staff.

Those attending should be owners or senior managers with the ability to put in place and lead on your business’ carbon reduction plans.

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