Better Business


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Better Business is designed and funded to help Oxfordshire businesses become environmentally sustainable.  It addresses the challenge faced by many SME’s who recognise that sustainability has strong commercial advantages but see it as an uphill climb. 

Better Business offers a roadmap in the form of simple actions steps that enable firms to take important steps towards sustainability, from addressing energy use and printed communications to financial investments, recycling and transportation.

Delivered by Oxford print firm Seacourt, recognised by The European Commission EMAS Program in 2017 as Europe’s most sustainable SME.  The content, actions and guidance all draw from Seacourt’s two decades of experience gained from growing a successful business that has won three Queen’s Awards for its achievements in sustainability.

A collaborative project with Oxfutures, Low Carbon Hub, Oxford City Council, the University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Cherwell District Council and Bioregional. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund.  The Better Business Pack is part of a county-wide agenda, fully funded to help Oxfordshire businesses become more environmentally sustainable.

Approved suppliers for Better Business actions: