Practical guidance Towards net zero for small business owners

Not sure where to start?

You’re busy running a small business and are struggling to keep your head above water.

On top of all your daily tasks, there’s talk of carbon reduction, environmentally demanding customers and net zero which you need to get your head around. 

You’re overwhelmed by information and demands, and you don’t know where to start. Other accreditation services aren’t relevant to you and you’re looking for support.

Start your journey

We’ve created easy to follow guides for all parts of your business. You can make practical change in your business today and kick start the journey towards net zero.

If you’re looking to achieve B-Corp status in the future, then our guides put you on that path.

Companies that don’t adapt to the climate crisis will go bankrupt without question.

Mark Carney, Bank of England

Why Small 99?

In the UK, 99% of businesses have less than 49 employees. Over 5 million of these have less than 9 employees. And so Small99 was born – 99% of our economy is a small business.

This is a huge section of the economy which is overlooked by other organisations offering resources and information on achieving net zero.

Solo business owners lack the time and resources to hire expensive consultants or access complex schemes. 

Small99 gives practical, clear guidance to let you take action in your business today to reduce your environmental footprint.

This isn’t about greenwashing, Press Releases or feel good stories. It’s about the practical, sometimes boring changes you can make to your business that will make an effective change.

If you’re thinking “I want to achieve net zero, but how do I start?“ then you’re in the right place.

Start Your Journey to Net Zero Today.

Materials & Production

A guide to recycling packaging material

One of the ways of how to be a more eco-friendly business is by increasing the life-cycle of packaging materials used in the operation.

In this article, we’ll go deeper. Not only this is a guide on how to recycle your product packaging but also on how to differentiate which packaging material is recyclable and what are the recyclable packaging alternatives.

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Inspiration

Inspiration: EGG Lighting

EGG Lighting is committed to creating technology that is socially and environmentally responsible. Their mission is to reduce energy and material waste, through technologies that enhance the spaces people use and help UK businesses save money.

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