Low Carbon SME Workshops

Our masterclass workshop series invites aspiring SMEs to acquire new skills, resources and knowledge to help identify innovative carbon reduction opportunities leading to increased productivity and profitability. Each workshop theme will address important areas of low carbon innovation that are current and relevant to the real challenges SMEs face in the market place.

Workshops will be delivered by expert academics who have all accumulated a wealth of experience working in industry and delivered ground-breaking projects harnessing latest academic research with unrivalled sector expertise. Practical advice and guidance guide is based on the real world experiences of our team of academics and industry professionals who’ve been helping companies improve their energy efficiency with great success.

Workshops – 2018 - 2019

We look forward to deliver the following workshops in 2018-

Look out for this space for further information on Workshop Date, Time and Venue

Environmental Management System: ISO14001

The Fast-Track to ISO 14001:2015 – Implementation Overview workshop is aimed at SMEs responsible for implementing or maintaining their organisation’s ISO ISO14001:2015 environmental certification.

The workshop provides an overview of the key requirements of ISO 14001: 2015 and gives SMEs an understanding of the potential challenges presented by implementing the new requirements.

Interactive sessions include informative presentations by an expert EMS consultant and SMEs who have successfully transitioned to the new standard.

Benefits of attending:

  • Understand the differences between ISO14001:2014 and IS014001:2015
  • Gain an overview of the High Level Structure (HLS) of ISO 14001:2015
  • Receive practical advice from EMS consultants
  • Share experiences and network with SMEs who are currently implementing the Standard
  • Understand potential key challenges facing your organisation
  • Enhance top management in understanding of what an EMS can do to drive operational and strategic business value.
26-04-2018 Environmental Management System: ISO14001 Book Now
Waste Management & Resource Efficiency

The workshop brings together businesses with a shared common goal – to reduce operating costs by improving the way they manage resources and waste materials; and in turn boosting resilience and company competitiveness

The event aims to equip businesses with a basic understanding of how to conduct a resource efficiency audit, recognise the business case for resource efficiency, and learn about effective solutions to improve competitive advantage through efficiency gains.

The team will facilitate a well-designed interactive session that will allow delegates to exchange details about waste streams they have on-site or want as a resource.

Benefits of Attending

  • Information on how to complete a resource efficiency diagnostic by assessing business inputs and outputs and analysing the barriers and challenges;
  • Understand the principles of resource efficiency;
  • Able to Identify opportunities to reduce energy and water consumption and reduce waste;
  • Identify additional support services providing assistance to improve waste management practices in SMEs – linking to project core services
  • Recognise the challenges, barriers and opportunities in the adoption and implementation of resource efficiency measures
07-06-2018 Waste Management & Resource Efficiency Book Now
Learning & Innovation/Change & Knowledge Management


01-10-2018 Learning & Innovation/Change & Knowledge Management Book Now
Data Management

Date TBC

01-11-2018 Data Management Book Now