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Collaborate to Train

The Funded And Free Initiative

Future-Proof Your Business & Start Your Sustainability Journey Today

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following?
If businesses in my country do not act now to combat climate change, they will be failing their employees and customers.
74% Agree
Source: Ipsos

Sustainability Consultancy

Environmental Social Responsibility (ESF) is a hot topic, in the corporate world and now amongst SME, due to the extreme examples of climate change we are seeing daily. As an SME, it can be tricky to know where to start when it comes to sustainability. Through Collaborate to Train, you can access free sustainability support today to start or continue your business’ climate action. Whether you need support gaining knowledge around climate change and ever-changing consumer demands, or policy development and road map planning, we have you covered.

Collaborate to Train runs until . Accessing this support now means you will be able to take advantage of continuous and extensive resources until the end of the project.

Support includes but is not exclusive to:

  • Sustainability Training
  • Procurement
  • Circular Economy
  • Grants & Bids
  • Carbon Foot Printing
  • Value from Waste
  • Road Map Planning
  • Supply Chain Evaluations
  • Policy Generation
  • Net Zero Signposting

This support is available through our Collaborate to Train project. To find out more and see eligibility requirements please visit:

Collaborate to Train


“Ashlea’s support is comprehensive, and joining together with like-minded businesses gives us hope that we can make a real collective difference. Assessing our operations is an essential part of making tangible steps towards a more sustainable future, and as a business we couldn’t be happier to be part of this”

The Farm Stratford upon AvonThe Farm Stratford upon Avon

“We’re so excited to be working with Ashlea on improving our business’ sustainability. Ashlea has shared plenty of useful resources and events that will help broaden our knowledge, and how we can have a positive impact as a business on the planet. As a new business, we are extremely conscious of the impact that we have on the world and how we can set standards for ourselves, that we can be held accountable to. We look forward to continuing to work with Ashlea as we progress through our sustainability journey!”

Launch AgencyLaunch Agency


Sustainable Development Goals

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals

At the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are the 17 SDGs, which recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests.

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals

SME Climate Hub

UK SME Climate Hub

The SME Climate Hub is a global initiative that aims to mainstream climate action in the small to medium sized business community, and enable SMEs to build resilient businesses for the future.

UK SME Climate Hub

West Midlands Net Zero Business Pledge

West Midlands Net Zero Business Pledge

The West Midlands Net Zero Business Pledge was launched by Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, in March 2021 and now has almost 80 pledged organisations including many SWM members.

West Midlands Net Zero Business Pledge

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Take a look at what the College is doing across its campuses:

Warwickshire College Group
Coventry College
Coventry University
Coventry University Social Enterprise
Coventry City Council
Solihull College & University Centre
Stratford-upon-Avon College
Sustainability at SUAC & SUAC