Why should businesses prioritise sustainability?

In today’s world, consumers and those in the supply chain are much more sustainability-focused. They expect the organisations that they purchase from to be operating sustainably and working towards a Net Zero target. Even in markets where there isn’t a customer need for sustainable practices, adopting a more sustainable stance can lead to lower operating…Read More »

Groundwork at the Directory of Social Change Going Green conference

The Directory of Social Change hosted their second Going Green conference on the 21st March 2024 driving forward their ambition to create a sustainable charity sector. The conference brought together charity leaders and senior decision-makers to discuss what can be done to become more sustainable, how to go about it and how the sector can…Read More »

Providing sustainability advice to businesses in Sefton

Thanks to funding from the UK Government and in partnership with InvestSefton, Groundwork’s sustainability consultants are pleased to launch the Sustainable Sefton programme supporting businesses primarily in the town centres of Southport, Bootle, Crosby and Maghull with their sustainability credentials. Sustainable Sefton will provide funded sustainability support to 60 businesses over the next 12 months,…Read More »

Sustainable Procurement: Establishing the Basis for a Responsible Business

In today’s ever-evolving business landscape, sustainable procurement has emerged as a fundamental pillar of responsible and ethical business practices. By integrating sustainability into the procurement process, businesses can make a profound impact on environmental conservation, social well-being, and long-term economic viability. In this article, we explore the importance of laying the groundwork for sustainable procurement…Read More »

Stokes Sauces awarded Carbon Charter Gold

Background Stokes is a Suffolk based food business formed on the belief that food should be honest, simple, and delicious. Stokes carefully design unique recipes, using high quality ingredients at their ‘Saucery’ in rural Suffolk. Simply put, their aim is to make the very best sauce you can buy readymade! Starting their sustainability journey Stokes…Read More »

Delta Fire awarded Gold with the Carbon Charter

Delta Fire are a Net Zero leader, demonstrating excellence in their sustainability journey and encourage others to do the same. They have recently been awarded Gold with the Carbon Charter. Read more about their success in this article.

Why consider sustainable procurement?

Sustainable procurement is buying goods and services for your organisation that are good for the environment, ethically sourced, and socially responsible.
In this blog, we explore why organisations should invest time and resources into sustainable procurement.

Sustainable resolutions for your business (that last beyond January!)

According to statistics, it’s likely that as we near the end of January, only 9% of people will have stuck to their new year’s resolutions, with a staggering one in four failing in the first week of the year!

If you really want your business to become more sustainable in 2023, we’ve outlined some tips that will make your sustainability goals more achievable.