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Highland businesses can beat rising energy, water and waste costs

Free money-saving events for Highland businesses this October

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It's never been easier for businesses in the Highlands to beat rising energy, water and waste costs. 

We've teamed up with the Highland Council and the local chambers of commerce to deliver an exciting week of events this October. 

If you are a small or medium-sized enterprise, Highlands Sustainable Business Week is an ideal opportunity for you to slash your bills, boost profits and grow a greener business. Come along to:

  • Take advantage of all the Government support, grants and funding available to your business
  • Train your staff with free CPD-certified training
  • Hear from other Highland businesses that have already acted – see what they did and how they benefited
  • Network with other local businesses and helpful suppliers

Free business briefings

A special briefing for senior managers and decision makers. Attendees will learn why resource efficiency is critical to long term business success and competitiveness, and make sure their business isn't missing out on any of the free sustainability support, grants and funding available.

Tuesday 24 October, 08:30 – 10:00, Inverness

Wednesday 25 October, 10:30 – 12:00, Thurso

Thursday 26 October, 15:30 – 17:00, Carrbridge

Friday 27 October, 08:30 – 10:00, Fort William

Free training – become a certified Green Champion

Train to be your business’s very own Green Champion with our popular CPD-certified training course. Join over 1,000 people who have already benefited from the Green Champions training. Learn valuable new skills and help cut your workplace’s energy, water and waste costs – and its environmental impact. 

Wednesday 25 October, 10:00 – 16:00, Inverness

Keynote lunch with Inverness Chamber of Commerce

Join us for a networking and knowledge-sharing lunch at the Inverness Chamber of Commerce on Thursday 26 October, 12:00 – 14:00.

This lunch will feature a talk from Warren Mcintyre, Resource Efficiency Programme Manager for Zero Waste Scotland, who will explain the ways in which your business can achieve savings and unlock the environmental and social benefits of sustainability.

The cost for this event is £25.00 (+ VAT) for members of the Inverness Chamber of Commerce and £40.00 (+ VAT) for non-members.

Visit Inverness Chamber of Commerce for further information and to book your place.


'Businesses across the Highlands can benefit from reducing their use of resources such as water and energy. The money saved by becoming more efficient can help a business to expand its operations, take on more staff or simply boost its bottom line. Whatever your sustainability objectives, find out how to achieve them by registering for the Highlands Sustainable Business Week.'
Cllr Allan Henderson, Chair of The Highland Council’s Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee


If you would like further information on Highland Sustainable Business Week please get in touch on 0808 808 2268 or email

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