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Sustainability Community Lab (blended in-person/online)

ERDF-funded Sustainability course for early career professionals within Nottingham

ERDF Sustainability Community Lab
Seminars | Workshops

The Sustainability Community Lab (SCL) consists of a series of (blended in-person/online) workshops which feature transformative learning activities and peer networking to foster knowledge exchange between businesses.

This event is delivered by the Sustainability in Enterprise programme which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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Event details

For: Early career employees within Nottingham SMEs

Aim: To support participants to become a sustainability advocate, providing them with the knowledge and tools to improve sustainable practices within their enterprise.

Format: Five 2-hour online workshops, with a final 3-hour in-person session (delivered over six weeks)

Please note: This programme is exclusively for SMEs in the Greater Nottingham (SUDS) area.



Wednesday 26 April 2023

Wednesday 3 May 2023

12.30 pm - 2.30 pm


Holistic and intersectional sustainability: exploring sustainability theory; helping graduates to develop sustainability mindsets, understanding the breadth and depth of sustainability and how it intersects with human and business activity.

Wednesday 10 May 2023

12.30 pm - 2 pm


Guest speaker: Adam Pickering, Founder of Green Hustle and Environment Editor at LeftLion, will deliver this session and share LeftLion's journey to carbon neutral. Find out about the obstacles they've encountered along the way and how they've managed to take action to become a more sustainable business.

Wednesday 17 May 2023

Wednesday 24 May 2023

12.30 pm - 2.30 pm


Sustainability in business: broadening understanding and relevance of sustainability in an economical and business context, utilising tools available to assess business sustainability, applying critical thinking and analysis to business case studies, recognising opportunities to innovate and drive strategic change.

Wednesday 31 May 20231 pm - 4.15 pm

On campus

Sustainability advocacy: embedding sustainability into business culture, effectively advocating and framing issues around sustainability with key stakeholders, the use of social media and content creation.

Participants will need to attend all six sessions.

Booking information

Please click on the 'Register your interest' button below to reserve your place.

For further information about this event, please contact:

Vicky Harvey
Sustainability and Employer Engagement Coordinator
0115 848 4538

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