Far North ClimateSmart Business Cluster
consultancies, Green at Heart and The Missing Link Resource Co-ordinators are
pleased to announce that they will be facilitating a ClimateSmart Business
Cluster program for far north Queensland Businesses. Many
people have participated in the much publicised ClimateSmart Home Service but
until now the ClimateSmart Business program has not been available in Far North
What is the Far North ClimateSmart
The Far North
ClimateSmart Business Cluster (FNCBC) will mentor businesses through a program
to improve their businesses sustainability and will be an introduction to the
financial benefits of eco-efficiency and is a gateway to ongoing sustainable
The program is open to small businesses
with up to 40 employees throughout the region. Support and mentoring will be
provided for the duration of the program by expert sustainability consultants.
How does it work?
group leaders will work with individual business helping them to assess their
energy use, water use and/or waste, providing them with opportunities to
improve their eco-efficiency. These businesses will work together to network
and share experience to save energy and water and reduce waste.
The program will be presented through
workshops, an onsite audit and action plan and online forum. On line support
will be available through e-newsletters and an online blog to share ideas with
What are the benefits for my business?
As well as
knowledge, networking opportunities and big $ savings, businesses will receive
a certificate of appreciation and the ability to promote themselves as an
energy efficient business.
Participants of the program in Southern Queensland
have experienced savings of up to $2700 on average on their annual utility
Program length and cost
The FNCSBC can accept 20 busineses to participate in the program which will commence in February 2012 and be completed in Juen 2012. The program is valued at $3300, but will be available to businesses for only $330, an investment which can be expected to be easily saved in the first year.
How do I register my business?
Those interested should register their
interest by the 16th December 2011 by contacting us or phoning 4038 3558 . Positions are
limited and are filling fast.
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