Green means opportunity for UK SMEs

Case studies

See how other SMEs are going green and growing their business.

Discover practical tips on how to make changes in your business and see benefits too.

Find the specific resources that will bring the most benefits based on your sector and location.

The UK's business landscape is changing. For SMEs, greening their business means opportunity. It's an important step in improving their operational efficiency as well as keeping up with competitors and changing regulations such as the government’s 2050 net-zero ambition.

With our free resources and tools, you can ensure your business keeps up with the changes and taps into the growing opportunities.

The business landscape and what's coming


85% of investors consider environmental and social factors in their decisions


84% of employees are more loyal to a company that helps them contribute to environmental issues


Between 2010-2019, ethical consumer spending in the UK rose from £46bn to £98bn

What business are already doing


Moving to local supply chains


Greening their product design


Turning to recycled or sustainable materials

Business benefits they're seeing as a result


Reduced shipping and production costs


New contracts, parternships and publicity


Access to new funding through green loans

Resources to help your business go green:

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