Green for Micro

Green for Micro

Application available here 

The aim of the Green for Micro programme is to assist businesses in lowering their carbon footprint, reducing costs and improving the environmental profile of the business in the marketplace.

This programme is designed to provide small businesses with tailored expert advice on how to drive sustainability. Qualifying SMEs will access two days of intensive mentoring including a sustainability audit and action plan, designed to help "green" your business.

Info on the national campaign is available here

The programme benefits for clients include:

  • Improved resource efficiency (e.g. energy, water and materials)
  • Increased cost savings
  • Increased access to customers, improved corporate image
  • Reduced carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Increased resilience to climate change impacts

Eligibility criteria

The programme is open to all micro-enterprises with up to ten employees except those involved in activities that the Local Enterprise Offices consider as ineligible or as involving an unacceptable reputational risk: gambling including ‘gaming’ (as defined in the Gaming and Lotteries Act 1956), adult entertainment, tobacco products and cannabis-based products which are not authorised as medicines).

Programme content

  1.  A Lunch & Learn Green Webinar on Green for Micro supports, including a client case study of the benefits to businesses of implementing green initiatives is scheduled for 12th March, 2021 at 1pm and can be accessed at &

The webinar will be recorded and can be accessed here -

2. Up to 2 days advice and/or technical support with a Mentor or Green Consultant

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