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Carbon Trust Smart SMEs

Online support and resources for small and medium-sized organisations, together with practical advice and solutions to help SMEs identify and implement actions to reduce their energy overheads and improve their bottom line. Sign up to the Carbon Trust's SME Carbon Network today to join the discussion.

Carbon Trust SME Network

An online community for SMEs which aims to increase the sharing of best practice and stimulate ideas between SMEs looking to reduce carbon emissions from their estate and operations.

Login to share knowledge, gain insight and exchange useful resources to help lower your organisation's carbon footprint.

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Services for SMEs

Carbon Trust Green Business Fund - for small and medium-sized businesses in England, Scotland and Wales, offering an opportunity assessment, equipment procurement support, and a financial contribution towards energy saving equipment

Independent verification and certification services to help identify resource inefficiencies, reduce costs, enhance your corporate reputation and communicate your sustainability achievements.

Energy Efficiency Financing leases, loans, finance and implementation support to make energy efficiency easy.

Free resource efficiency support for SMEs in Wales to save energy, water & reduce waste.

START2ACT programme - for young SMEs and startups in the UK, offering free energy efficiency training and mentoring services to identify and implement low and no cost energy saving measures at work

News & insights

SMEs can now access capital contributions of 30 percent for energy saving projects through Green Business Fund: Energy efficient equipment grant and advice programme offers lifeline to SMEs struggling with energy costs.

Inefficiency is the enemy of business, but where should companies be looking to streamline their operations? The Carbon Trust attended a roundtable hosted by the Guardian, sponsored by EON, to try and answer this question.

High export hopes for UK’s low carbon tech start-ups: Study by Shell Springboard and the Carbon Trust reveals export boom for low carbon SMEs targeting £3 trillion global low carbon economy.

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