Langdale Estate and the challenge of net zero

How Green Small Business Galvanised our Team to Understand and Plan our Sustainable Future Dan Visser is the Sales and Marketing Director for the Langdale Estate holiday resort, and part of the senior management team that runs the business. Part of his role is to lead on sustainability. This is important to him as he […]

Which is the best carbon footprint calculator for businesses?

We often get asked about which is the best carbon footprint calculator for businesses? There are so many to choose from. For all of our clients that want to incorporate carbon footprinting and offsetting in their environmental action plans, we recommend using ClimateCare. For those wanting to offset their emissions, we also recommend them for investment […]

The complete beginners guide to carbon footprinting for your small business

We often get asked about carbon footprinting and we provide advice and support to enable small businesses (and some big ones too) to measure their carbon footprint. See more about this service here. All of the questions we are commonly asked are covered in this guide.  The guide provides all of the information you need […]

Help with B Corp environmental requirements

How Green Small Business can help improve your B Impact Assessment Score B Corp environmental requirements are driving more and more businesses to seek Green Small Business certification. More and more of our clients are using Green Small Business as a way of meeting the environmental requirements in their B Impact Assessments. This article provides […]

How hard is it to be a Green Small Business?

Green Small Business was established to enable all businesses to think about their environmental impacts, take steps to address them and maximise the business benefits from doing so. Lots of businesses have now benefited from getting Green Small Business certified but plenty more have thought about doing so and not taken it any further. We […]

Is ISO 14001 good for small businesses?

Implementing ISO 14001 Already fed up with ISO 14001 or convinced it’s not for you? Skip the article and go straight to downloading our free guide to the alternative approach! Otherwise, read on… ISO 14001 is the international standard for environmental management systems. Many small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) are certified to the ISO 14001 standard. The […]

Next level sustainable packaging

Sustainable packaging is increasingly being demanded by customers. Making sense of the sustainability claims can be challenging to say the least – compostable, biodegradable, eco-certified, plastic-free etc. With Coniston Stonecraft it’s simple. Every order is shipped with a postcard containing the following explanation of their packaging: “For packaging we use recycled cardboard from a friendly local bike […]

50% off + 3 tips businesses must know

For many business owners, your sole focus in these past few months and possibly in the months ahead will be on keeping your business alive and looking after your staff. For any that find themselves with the headspace to think beyond those immediate challenges… …in the light of the impacts of coronavirus on business trading, […]

Making the world better via chocolate

If you’ve seen Netflix’s Rotten or the wonderful Tony, you will know that there’s a big problem with the cocoa industry. Frankly Delicious are doing their best to be part of the solution. Sourcing certified organic and fully traceable cocoa beans from farmers and suppliers who are paid a fair wage (see more details here) is just one aspect of their […]

Luxury hotel and eatery goes green

Rothay Manor is an idyllic and luxurious hotel providing high class, relaxed country manor stays, nestled in the beautiful hills of the English Lake District. Co-owners Jamie and Jenna are keen to build an environmentally aware and active company while still providing a luxury offer. The hotel is aiming to be as green as possible, […]