Net Zero: Getting your Business on the Right Path

17 November 2022, 08:00 - 10:30

Net Zero: Getting your Business on the Right Path

Thursday 17th November 2022, 08:00 – 10:30

The Quadrus Centre, Boldon Business Park, Woodstock Way, Boldon Colliery, NE35 9PF


NEL Fund Managers has partnered with Sustainable Business Services to bring you this event focussed on helping local businesses to improve their sustainability and confidently start, or continue, their journey to Net Zero.

The interactive session will enable businesses to break through the industry jargon and provide the perfect pathway to understanding the business benefits, and then get started, on developing a sound sustainability strategy.


  • Introductions
  • Climate Change 101 – a glossary of some of the terms used and what is happening to our planet
  • Carbon foot printing and reporting for business – busting through the jargon
  • The importance of sustainability in business
  • What we can do to reduce our impact
  • Actions, tools and further support available
  • Q&A

About Sustainable Business Services

Sustainable Business Services are committed to supporting business, government and communities to work together and drive a sustainable and low carbon future.

We support businesses to understand, track, and reduce carbon emissions and reach their ambition. Our net-zero services are at the forefront of sustainability, add value to business and follow the protocol of internationally recognised standards including PAS2060, The GHG Protocol and the United Nations Race to Zero Campaign.

Businesses are at different stages of their sustainability journey, we can work with you to create, roll out and embed your sustainability strategy into your business, enabling efficiencies, and business growth.

Whatever your business, type, we can work with you to understand your business, your objectives and align a sustainability strategy preparing you for future changes and giving you a competitive advantage.

About NEL Fund Managers

NEL Fund Managers is an employee-owned fund management company, committed to strengthening our local economy by providing tailored funding solutions and business support to small and medium-sized businesses right across the North East of England. NEL manages two investment funds which can offer unsecured growth funding of £5,000 up to £500,000 to enable the growth of North East SMEs

This event is open to SME businesses based in County Durham, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear and is fully funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). You will be asked to complete some paperwork to meet the ERDF eligibility criterion and evidence the support you have received. Your details will be stored securely and retained by NEL Fund Managers in compliance with The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Registration data will be shared with our event partner ‘Sustainable Business Services’ for the sole purpose of this event. For queries, or to be directed to our Privacy Policy, please email

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