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If you are interested in finding out more about how you can adapt your business operations, get advice on building projects or find out if you are eligible for funding, please take a look below

Thanet District Council has a Climate Change Pledge and as a tourism team we have developing one

Thanet District Council has developed a Net Zero Strategy to help it to achieve a reduction in the council’s core carbon footprint to Net Zero by 2030. The strategy focuses on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. 

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Would you like to access funding opportunities?

  • LoCASE (Low Carbon Across the South and East) : provides grants of up to £10,000 as well as training workshops
  • Clean Growth Financing Initiatives with Lloyds Bank
  • Workspace Charging Scheme: voucher-based scheme that provides support towards the up-front costs of the purchase and installation of electric vehicle charging points
  • Green Recovery Vouchers: scheme to help small companies take advantage of environmental advice and services.Businesses in Kent can apply for a voucher of up to £1,500 to implement an environmental project to help improve business sustainability, resilience and support economic recovery
  • South East New Energy targets high energy-users in highlighting and supporting SMEs with additional EU grant funding as well as community energy and decarbonisation research

Keep an eye on these for future opportunities:

Would you like to access more in-depth information, conversations, support, and commitment?

  • Low Carbon Kent: a network of businesses tackling and adapting to climate change. You may be eligible for their free business support services, including access to finance and commercialisation
  • UK Business Climate Hub: with tools, steps to take and a SME Climate Commitment you can join to receive a free BS ISO 50005 Energy Management System
  • Glasgow Declaration Climate Action in Tourism: join the growing list of signatories and establish your commitment to redefine the future of tourism. Follow their five pathways: Measure, Decarbonise, Regenerate, Collaborate and Finance
  • FSB’s small business sustainability hub: resources, events, and support to help SMEs on their journey towards Net Zero. They have developed a free guide that you may find useful
  • Carbon Trust: to help with strategy, measurement and evaluation, innovation or certification and assurance carbon footprint management. They have also created a guide for SMEs’ journey to Net Zero


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