25 Jul

How to Tell Your Sustainability Story – Brighton

How to Tell Your Sustainability Story - Brighton


Thursday 25th July    
3:00pm - 5:00pm


Friends Meeting House
Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AF

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Is your business ready for 2025?

From 2025, UK and EU regulations will come into force, meaning that most small businesses will need to have a carbon reduction plan in place.

Take the first steps in creating a plan for your small business.

  • Estimate your carbon footprint in less than 3 minutes.
  • Create your own plan using the action cards.
  • Leave with simple, practical actions that will make an impact.
  • Meet local businesses on the same journey, and make a plan together.

Carbon Reduction Action Box (CRAB)

Create your carbon reduction plan in a simple, fast and fun workshop for any small business that’s feeling lost and overwhelmed with carbon reduction plans.

CRAB is an introductory workshop that gives a small business everything they need to get started with a carbon reduction plan.

Each business will receive:

  • An overview of the business opportunity of climate action
  • An estimate of their business carbon footprint
  • A set of reduction action cards to build a plan
  • Certificate of reduction actions
  • Access to accountability meetings
  • CPD accreditation

You will leave this workshop with:

  • Carbon Footprint Estimate – Participants receive an estimated footprint in less than 3 minutes
  • A reduction plan – Build a carbon reduction plan using our pre-designed action cards
  • CPD Certificate – Certify the start of your reduction journey with a CPD-accredited Small99 certificate.

Your Facilitators

Alexandra Pearson MBE

Alex lived and worked in China for 25 years where she set up several businesses and organisations including one of the “Top Ten Bookshops in the World” and China’s largest literary festival, a theatre company, an outdoor management training company and a leadership training organisation. With a track record of creating successful small businesses with big impact, she now shares her knowledge and experience as a trainer, consultant and facilitator with clients in the UK and abroad. Director of The Yurt Academy, Alex is also a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sussex Business School, specialising in project and technology management and leadership. Accredited as a Carbon Literacy Trainer by the UN PRME Carbon Literacy Project, a Climate Fresk Facilitator and a Carbon Reduction Action Plan (CRAB) Facilitator, Alex leads sessions on climate awareness and action both at the University and in the community.

Simon Batchelar

Simon Batchelar is a marketing mentor and author of Reframing Marketing: A 3-Step Plan for Effective and Ethical Marketing. With 20 years’ experience of running their own marketing agency, Simon has transformed over 400 small businesses. Simon spent 10 years as a TV and commercial sound editor, working on Oscar and Bafta winning programmes. Since becoming a Carbon Reduction Action Plan (CRAB) Facilitator, their vision is to combine this knowledge with their experience of working with small business leaders and teams to empower small businesses to lead the move to Net Zero.

About Us

Small99 is a platform that guides small business owners to Net Zero and avoids the overwhelm. Small99 organises the PPP events, with the belief that bringing people together will spark unexpected solutions to collaboration in tackling climate change.

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