UK Business Climate Hub

Reduce energy costs and cut carbon: it's good for business

The UK Business Climate Hub is a collaboration between the UK Government, businesses and business groups across the UK. The Hub is the UK partner of the SME Climate Hub, the global initiative which empowers small and medium-sized enterprises to take climate action.

7 Steps to Sustainability

You don’t have to do these steps in order. There are actions you could decide to take today.


Understand the basics

Find out everything you need to know about what net zero means and why it matters.


Involve your team

Get staff positively engaged and bring in external support to reinforce your plan.


Make the SME Climate Commitment

Make a commitment to climate action, access tools to reduce emissions, and disclose your progress.


Make a plan

Measure your current carbon emissions and start to plan to reduce them.


Take action

Take steps to reduce your emissions by theme or by sector.


Find finance and support

Find sources of funding and support on green loans, grants and other incentives.


Look beyond your own business

Get product certifications and labels, build a green supply chain, reduce business travel and more actions to reduce emissions.

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