New dates confirmed for Net Zero 360 workshops

We are thrilled to share the 2024/2025 Net Zero 360 workshop schedule. The FREE Net Zero 360 Workshops are offered as part of the Business Climate Action programme, and will be run monthly starting in April. These workshops are organised in partnership with Solent Business & Skills Solutions. Tailored specifically for SMEs, they are designed […]

Introducing our new Business Climate Action programme lead

We are pleased to welcome Jodi Fair as the new volunteer lead of our Business Climate Action programme. Jodi has been a supporter of Shaping for a long time, working with us on a variety of programmes over the years with Solent Business & Skills Solutions and The Apprenticeship & Skills Partnership. Jodi said “I […]

SMEs learn to control their carbon footprint with the NetZero 360 workshop

We are thrilled to announce that we successfully concluded our NetZero 360 workshop yesterday. This FREE two-part workshop, organized by our Business Climate Action Group programme in collaboration with Solent Business & Skills Solutions, provided businesses with the knowledge and tools they need to navigate achieving net zero sustainability. Tailored specifically for SMEs, the NetZero […]

A new Lead joins to help tackle Portsmouth Businesses Carbon Footprint

We are pleased to announce that our Business Climate Action Group has been joined by Hasmukh S “Husky” Patel, who has taken on the role of leading our Carbon Calculator project. The Group aims to reduce the carbon footprint created by our business community, by helping all businesses find affordable ways to decrease their carbon production and running projects […]

Make a commitment to reduce plastic pollution

Alongside reducing carbon emissions, our Business Climate Action Group is also promoting best practices for businesses to improve their overall sustainability. Here are some actions to reduce your avoidable plastic resources and waste, which will create cost savings and protect our environment. Sophie Goodall-Smith from the Environment Agency’s plastics and sustainability team offers these top five tips […]

We Need You: Take part in our Business Carbon Calculator pilot project

Are you looking to make a real difference in the fight against climate change? As part of the Shaping Portsmouth mission to look at and start to tackle our business climate action and carbon reduction plans in the city, in collaboration with South Western Railway and Exo Energy, our team has created a simple tool […]

Great leap towards finding solutions for a net zero carbon Portsmouth

A £75k fund has been awarded to Portsmouth City Council to work with city partners and find solutions to securing a low carbon and energy-secure future for Portsmouth. The funding from Innovate UK’s Net Zero Living Programme, will allow the council to work with city partners to study innovative ways to decarbonise the city’s power, […]

Portsmouth joins the global climate stage

Portsmouth City Council has joined several international climate change initiatives to increase climate action ambitions and demonstrate transparency in their actions and progress. Initiatives include the Carbon Disclosure Project, Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, Race to Zero and Race to Resilience. Portsmouth City Council publicly discloses its climate profile through the Carbon Disclosure […]

We’re looking for SMEs to join our pilot Carbon Footprint initiative

Shaping Portsmouth is looking for a number of organisations to take part in a Carbon reduction initiative. This pilot is being run as part of our Business Climate Action Group, which is seeking to start arresting the carbon footprint created by the Portsmouth Business community. We will work with you to guide you through a UK […]

Shaping Portsmouth to help local businesses lower their carbon footprint

Shaping Portsmouth is going to lead a new and vital programme that seeks to start arresting the carbon footprint created by our Business community and we are delighted to confirm that a number of our Patrons & Partners have agreed to join this management group. Approximately 40% of the City’s carbon emissions are generated by […]