Solution: Business support and advice service. Owner: Kent County Council (accountable body). Circular Strategy: Redesign.
Provides grants of up to £10,000 for businesses, as well as training workshops and fully funded events. Targeted business support is on offer for companies who offer “green” or low carbon goods and services. This is to provide advice and financial support to implement energy efficiency measures and supporting the growth of the low carbon economy.
South and East England.
Working with SMEs with 250 (FTE) employees or fewer.
Potential circular economy impact
Helps businesses become more competitive and profitable while protecting the environment. Encourage solutions through three key requirements for the growth of a low carbon economy: stimulating demand, supporting supply, and transferring Knowledge.
People: Staff expertise and coordination.
Resources: Offices; funding.
Implementation: Providing advice and support; transferring knowledge; collaborating with stakeholders, sectors and supply chains.