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Sustainable Wedding Summit 2021

Join us for the first annual Sustainable Wedding Summit and find out what you can do to make your business more sustainable in 2021.

Thursday 6th May 2021

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Latest News

The latest sustainable business news and helpful articles from our partners and member organisations. If you’d like to submit an article, please get in touch.

Three ways your business can reduce it’s energy consumption right now!
Three ways your business can reduce it’s energy consumption right now!

Every business has an environmental impact, and a substantial part of this comes from the energy used to run buildings and equipment. We asked the team at Energy Solutions Oxfordshire what their top three tips are to reduce energy consumption right now.

Forests are a lifeline for people and planet
Forests are a lifeline for people and planet

Forests are a lifeline for both people and planet, and are the second largest global store of carbon on our planet. Yet they are being cleared, burned or degraded at an alarming rate. But what can you do to help prevent further deforestation?

Proud to partner with Sheepdrove, leading the way in sustainable weddings
Proud to partner with Sheepdrove, leading the way in sustainable weddings

Sheepdrove is owned by environmental campaigners Peter and Juliet Kindersley. Sheepdrove has for decades been leading the way with sustainable and environmentally responsible practices.

International Women’s Day: Celebrating female leaders in Sustainability
International Women’s Day: Celebrating female leaders in Sustainability

Promoting a more sustainable future and celebrating those women that have led the way for us. A challenged world is an alert world. And from challenge comes change. So let's all #ChooseToChallenge.

What can we do to tackle food waste in the wedding industry?
What can we do to tackle food waste in the wedding industry?

For the majority of weddings, after travel, food waste is the one of the highest contributors to GHG. But what can we do to reduce food waste in the industry? #GuardiansOfGrub #LoveFoodHateWaste

Conscious wedding businesses come together to create a more sustainable industry
Conscious wedding businesses come together to create a more sustainable industry

Officially launched on 1 March 2021, the Sustainable Wedding Alliance guides wedding businesses along their sustainable journey, through education, support and accreditation.

What is a sustainability policy and does my business need one?
What is a sustainability policy and does my business need one?

A Sustainability Policy outlines your commitment towards ethical and environmental practices and procedures within your business. But where do you start when creating one?

What is Sustainability?
What is Sustainability?

Sustainability can mean different things to different people, but in the context of your business, what does it mean to you? To develop a sustainable business you need to think about meeting your current business and clients needs, whilst protecting the environment and resources for the future. 

What is biodiversity and how does it affect you and your business?
What is biodiversity and how does it affect you and your business?

It's a word that we have all become increasingly aware of, but what does it mean and how does it affect you and your business?