Workplace Group

Eastbourne

HOW WE WORK

  • Research and promote easy ways to measure your carbon footprint and practical projects to reduce it.

  • Support Active Travel’ and other initiatives encouraging people to cycle or walk to work.

  • Actively lobbying East Sussex County Council, and Eastbourne Borough Council for a local Transport Strategy to ensure we can reduce car dependency in our town.

  • Liaise with business organisations such as the Chamber of Commerce, Business Improvement District (BID) and Eastbourne Hospitality Association.

Our current activities include:

  • Smart Savings

    With one of the UK’s leading tech entrepreneurs, we are developing a free smart way you can pledge, measure and reduce your carbon emissions and energy consumption, saving money in the process. The project is aimed initially at SMEs with less than 50 employees, with Eastbourne being the first UK pilot.

  • Remote Working & Alternative trasport

    We’re encouraging employers and staff to leave the car at home at least once per week, and find an alternative way to get to work.

  • Zero Carbon Deliveries

    In partnership with TechResort CIC, we are working to create a zero carbon delivery options, using electric cargo bikes or vehicles, that can further reduce carbon emissions across the town.

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Improving Your Campaigning Through Education

Do you sometimes feel that you need to know more about the eco subject you are most interested in? Perhaps you want to convince friends, those on social media or climate change sceptics, and you need more information at your fingertips.

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Miles Berkley

MIles Berkley

Executive Director EEAN

Rachael Norris

SME Business

Jonathan Dow

Eastbourne Borough Council

We are looking for more people to come and join our very small team.  You don’t have to be an expert about climate change just enthusiastic to find out more and ways to communicate our messages to businesses across Eastbourne. To join the group contact Miles Berkley.