Going Green Marketplace

Host: University of Derby

Location: Cromford Mill, Derbyshire

Cost: FREE

Dates:

Thursday, 20th January 2022 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Meet forward-thinking businesses that have already reduced costs and attracted new customers by going green. Learn about sustainable technologies, green business thinking and the wealth of support from local experts that can help improve your operations, build your skills and grow your business. Good for profit – great for the environment.

What's on offer?

Network with like-minded people, all wanting to make their businesses more sustainable, more efficient, resilient and ready to grab the opportunities of a booming green economy

Browse our marketplace of local businesses showcasing their green goods and services including organisations that support local firms on their journey towards sustainability.  Stallholders include: Devtank, Low Carbon Business Network, DE-Carbonise, Green Entrepreneurs Programme, D2N2 Growth Hub with more to be announced

Short talks on environmental accreditation, green marketing, funding & finance for pro-environmental companies, smart factories, sustainable food choices with several more to be revealed

Simon Gill, Operations Director of Cromford Mill, will explain how the Mill has been redeveloped and the plans to reinstate water power. There will also be guided tours of Cromford Mill facilities that will showcase the modern fully serviced offices within the 250-year-old building

Engage with renewable energy experts from the Institute of Innovation in Sustainable Engineering

Complimentary, locally produced refreshments will be available during the event.

Who should attend?

The event is ideal for businesses in the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire (D2N2) area that are interested in taking the crucial first steps towards creating a greener business. Organisations that are already working sustainably and want to share ideas and build on their knowledge are also welcome to attend.

You are invited to drop in at any time during the event.

To secure one of the last remaining market stalls, please contact lowcarbonbusiness@derby.ac.uk

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