Introducing Eco-FORCE from the Business Growth Hub

Fully funded

The Eco-FORCE programme has been developed to help SMEs move away from the traditional take-make-waste approach and improve the environmental impact of their products and services, leading to more profitable business models and increasing competitive advantage.

Date: 21st March – 18th April 2023
Location: Trafford Park
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Theme: Innovation

Register your interest

This 3 day in-person programme will guide you step-by-step towards new ‘eco’ commercial opportunities, equipping your SME with the tools to eliminate waste and grow.

MARCH 21: Session 1, Circular economy

  • Drive towards the circular economy
  • Supply chain and procurement

APRIL 4: Session 2, Waste

  • Reducing waste
  • Eco design
  • Reducing carbon emissions
  • Greenwashing

APRIL 18: Session 3, Becoming a more responsible business  

  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • Green finance
  • Eco legislation and regulation
  • From concept to commercialisation

Eligibility criteria

  • This programme is open to business-to-business SMEs based in Greater Manchester (SME = fewer than 250 employees / annual turnover less than 50 million euros, balance sheet less than 43 million euros

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