The Climate Change Agenda

Information & advice for businesses on climate change

In 2019, the UK government set a legally binding target to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions from across the UK economy by 2050. This world-leading target will bring to an end the UK’s contribution to climate change.

Find information and advice about how businesses in the Coastal West Sussex Partnership area can reduce their emissions and work towards net zero on this page.


SME Climate Hub

The SME Climate Hub is a pioneering global initiative that aims to create a tipping point for mainstreaming climate action and building business resilience. They are here to support millions of SMEs as they commit to halve greenhouse gas emissions before 2030, and race to net-zero emissions before 2050.


LoCASE Business Growth & Innovations Grant

The Low Carbon Across the South East (LoCASE) is a grant scheme for businesses, offering up to £10,000 to green/low carbon SMEs for business growth projects, and up to £10,000 to other SMEs for energy/resource efficiency projects (efficiency projects over £5K will need to show more substantial carbon savings).

Community Solar Accelerator

 Community Solar Accelerator is a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded, SME
support project, delivered by Brighton Energy Co-op.
The project aims to support the shift towards a low carbon economy in the Coast to Capital
region and beyond, by promoting solar PV & electric vehicle charging use in SMEs.
Community Solar Accelerator will enable SMEs to reduce CO2 emissions by match funded grants
of up to £25,000 towards either:Solar PV Arrays or Solar PN Arrays and electric vehicle charging points.


 If you would like to find out if your organisations is eligible, please complete the Expression of
Interest at this link.