About

Zero Carbon Business is a platform for advice on net zero for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It is a shared endeavour of the UK’s main business organisations, energy networks, high street banks and professional bodies.

The wider aims of the Zero Carbon Business coalition are to collaborate to:

  • understand the needs, barriers and opportunities for SMEs in decarbonisation of the economy
  • prioritise shared investment in, and coordinate the development of, content and tools that meet SME needs for use on the zero carbon business platform or more widely
  • develop a shared strategy for engaging with the SME community

The coalition is managed by the Broadway Initiative.

Members of the coalition include:

  • Federation of Small Businesses
  • British Chambers of Commerce
  • CBI
  • IoD
  • Make UK
  • IEMA
  • Northern Powergrid
  • Western Power Distribution
  • Electricity North West
  • HSBC
  • NatWest
  • British Independent Retailers Association
  • British Retail Consortium
  • Home Builders Federation
  • Food and Drink Federation
  • UKHospitality

Expert advice is provided with the help of Chambers Low Carbon and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.

The digital service is being developed by Llibertat.