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Green Champions Training

A free CPD-Certified training workshop organised by Dumfries and Galloway Business Gateway in partnership with Resource Efficient Scotland.
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Rising energy, water and raw material costs and increasing consumer pressure continue to challenge the way that businesses across Scotland manage their environmental performance.

Resource Efficient Scotland’s online Green Champions training course is already helping organisations across Scotland prepare for this challenge by providing knowledge, tried-and-tested techniques, best practice examples, and free tools and templates.

This live event, organised in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Business Gateway, is designed for local small and medium sized enterprises and it will pack the entire Green Champions Planning Modules into one day. It will be delivered first hand by a team of business experts, guest speakers and one-to-one advisors.

Get the skills and knowledge over 1,000 other professionals have already learnt through the Green Champions training course. Find out about available funding, understand the changing resource landscape and go beyond compliance to save money, grow profits and increase competitive advantage.


Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for anyone in your business who influences or has direct responsibility for environmental performance, as well as members of your management team engaged in organisational improvement.

Particularly ideal for:

  • health, safety and environment managers;
  • environmental performance champions;
  • compliance managers;
  • facilities managers; and
  • office/general managers.



All the Green Champions training course’s planning modules packed into one day...

09.30 - Registration and breakfast

10.00 - Welcome and introduction: the need to be resource efficient

10.20 - Getting started – identifying opportunities

11.00 - Break

11.15 - Collecting data on your energy, water and raw materials use

12.15 - Guest speaker - case study

12.30 - Lunch

13.30 - Data analysis and action planning

14.30 - Break

14.45 - Gaining support from colleagues and senior management

15.45 - Next steps

16.00 - Close


"A very good day for businesses that want to save money and reduce their environmental impact”
John-Paul Valentine, Bars and Catering Manager, Assembly Rooms

"One of the best workshops I've been to - and I've been to a lot!”
Irene Mullen, Quality Manager, Gartsherrie Engineering Ltd

"I took away lots of ideas to use back here at the Centre”
Andrew Grieveson, Education Officer, Scottish Seabird Centre


Limited spaces:

Due to the popularity of Resource Efficient Scotland events, places are limited to two people per organisation. Additional colleagues wishing to attend may submit a booking and, if space permits, will be able to join the training.


CPD-certified training:

This is a CPD-certified training course. Accredited CPD training means the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD requirements. 


Further information:

For more information please contact, 0808 808 2268.


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