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WHAT IS THE WATFORD SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS PROGRAMME?

 

Watford Borough Council has partnered with Sustainable X to deliver a programme of specialist workshops, tools, resources and grants to help Watford-based businesses lower their business carbon footprint and become more environmentally sustainable.


 

 

For businesses who meet the application requirements, the programme will include:

  • One to one business advice and support from a Sustainable X advisor.

  • A specialist programme of workshops, both online and face-to-face, which explore practical ways to be more sustainable and lower your carbon footprint.

  • Tools and resources designed for businesses to plan and measure progress.

  • One-to-one guidance from sustainability experts.

  • Unlimited access to the Watford Sustainable Business Programme resources.

  • Grants from £500 to £5,000 and signposting to additional funding schemes.

  • Watford Sustainable Business certificates and logo on completion.

  • CPD certificates for staff attending workshops.

Who can apply?

A business can take part in the programme if it meets the following criteria:

  • It operates in the Watford Borough Council administrative area.

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How much is the grant worth?

  • Businesses can apply for grants of between £500 and £5,000.  Further information will be available to those taking part in the programme.

How long does the programme run for?

  • The programme is coming to an end and will close on 30 June 2022.

  • The grant element of the programme will close when all of the grant monies have been awarded.