Tailored Support for Organisations

Devon and Plymouth Chamber Net-Zero Hub

Who are they?

The Devon and Plymouth Chamber’s Net-Zero Hub is a space for businesses to share their net-zero pledges with the wider community, as well as gain advice and information about how to decarbonise their enterprise.

What do they offer?

  • Encouragement to take a net-zero pledge, that can be shared with the wider business community
  • Online workshops about understanding and reducing the carbon footprint of local businesses.

You can access their resources here.

Heart of the South West Growth Hub: Net Zero

Who are they?

The Heart of the South West Growth Hub is a platform offering free advice to local businesses in order to help them grow and expand.

What do they offer?

Support to meet net-zero targets on buildings

Low Carbon Devon

Who are they?

The Sustainability Hub: Low Carbon Devon offers support to Devon based enterprises to reduce their carbon emissions. This project is supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and will run until early 2023. 

University of Plymouth
European Union European Regional Development Fund
HM Government

What do they offer?

Support to meet net-zero targets on buildings

Low Carbon Devon will support businesses looking to reduce the emissions from their buildings to net-zero by facilitating their collaboration with industry experts on the benefits of energy efficient building management, solar photovoltaic panels, LED retrofit, for example.

Four industrial researchers are actively carrying out research in The Sustainability Hub, leading interactive events and bringing together enterprises across the following areas:

  • Green wall sector
  • Power electronics (PV & LEDs)
  • Creative industries
  • Energy efficiency in buildings (occupant behaviour)

Funding to develop low carbon products

Funding is available for enterprises to work with academics to develop new low carbon products/processes.

Getting low carbon projects started

Low Carbon Devon offer fully funded 1-3 month internships, linking skilled graduates and students with businesses looking to get low carbon projects off the ground. This could be from science, engineering, arts, humanities, health and business.

Sharing knowledge

This project provides workshops and events to share industry knowledge and space to network with other organisations looking to reduce their carbon emissions. You can see what events are upcoming here.