Sustainability Community Lab

Host: Nottingham Trent University

Location: NTU City Campus

Cost: Free


Wednesday, 26th October 2022 at 1:00pm - 4:30pm Book Now
Wednesday, 2nd November 2022 at 1:00pm - 4:30pm Book Now
Wednesday, 16th November 2022 at 1:00pm - 4:30pm Book Now
Wednesday, 23rd November 2022 at 1:00pm - 4:30pm Book Now
Wednesday, 7th December 2022 at 1:00pm - 4:30pm Book Now
Wednesday, 14th December 2022 at 1:00pm - 4:30pm Book Now

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The Sustainability Community Lab (SCL) consists of a series of workshops which feature transformative learning activities and peer networking to foster knowledge exchange between businesses.

This event is delivered by the Sustainability in Enterprise project which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Event details

For: Early career employees within Nottingham SMEs

Aim: To support participants to become a sustainability advocate, providing them with the knowledge and tools to improve sustainable practices within their enterprise.

Format: Six half-day workshops over eight weeks (delivered on city campus)

Please note: This programme is exclusively for SMEs in the Greater Nottingham (SUDS) area.


Holistic and intersectional sustainability: exploring sustainability theory; helping graduates to develop sustainability mindsets, understanding the breadth and depth of sustainability and how it intersects with human and business activity.

  • Wednesday 26 October 2022, 1 - 4.30 pm
  • Wednesday 2 November 2022, 1 - 4.30 pm

Sustainability in business: broadening understanding and relevance of sustainability in an economical and business context, utilising tools available to assess business sustainability, applying critical thinking and analysis to business case studies, recognising opportunities to innovate and drive strategic change.

  • Wednesday 16 November 2022, 1 - 4.30 pm
  • Wednesday 23 November 2022, 1 - 4.30 pm

Sustainability advocacy: embedding sustainability into business culture, effectively advocating and framing issues around sustainability with key stakeholders, the use of social media and content creation.

  • Wednesday 7 Decmber 2022, 1 - 4.30 pm
  • Wednesday 14 December 2022, 1 - 4.30 pm

Participants will need to attend all six sessions. They will take place on NTU’s City Campus – more specific location details will be provided after registration.

If you cannot attend this cohort, please note there is also a cohort taking place in August - October 22.

Booking information

Please click on the 'Register your interest' button below to reserve your place.

For further information about this event, please contact:

Vicky Harvey
Sustainability and Employer Engagement Coordinator
0115 848 4538

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