Maximising Business Success Through Sustainable Practices

8am-10am | 6th February | Bristol and Bath Science Park (Meeting Rooms 1-3), BS16 7FR

Join us for a free informative business breakfast with South Gloucestershire Council where we’ll explore how businesses are adapting to changing customer expectations. Learn directly from local businesses about the tangible benefits of repositioning your company in line with these evolving demands – a move that’s becoming an essential expectation from customers today.

Throughout the session, our speakers will share practical insights on how integrating sustainability has positively impacted their financial bottom line. This shift isn’t just a passing trend; it’s a real demand from customers, and the urgency to act is now.

This event is tailored for businesses within South Gloucestershire seeking practical, cost-effective strategies to merge sustainability with profitability. Gain actionable tips from local success stories on implementing sustainable practices that cut costs and drive revenue.

Enjoy a sustainably sourced breakfast while networking with like-minded professionals. This unique event is free, offering a rare opportunity to learn from thriving local businesses and discover the financial potential within sustainable practices.

Secure your spot today and uncover how your business can thrive financially by embracing sustainability.

This is a South Gloucestershire Council and Future Leap event.


8am – 8:30am – Breakfast and Networking

8:30am – 8:40am – Welcome and Housekeeping

8:40am – 8:50am – Katherine Piper, Head of Partnerships and Sustainability, Future Leap – Scene setting

8:50am – 9am – Terry Barnaby, BEAM Ltd 

9am – 9:10am – Nick Hounsfield, Founder, The Wave

9:10am – 9:20am – Jon Sankey, Head of Business Development, Vattenfall Heat UK – Local heat network opportunities

9:20am – 9:45am – Q&A 

9:45am – 9:50am –Themes for future events – what do you want to see?

9:50am – 9:55am – 60 Second Pitches (optional)

9:55am – 10am – Close

10am – 10:30am – Further Networking (optional

We encourage public and active transport wherever possible, but if you need to drive you are able to park at the Bristol and Bath Science Park for free. Please use the car park in the first instance, and only use the parking around the common if the car park is full. If you would like to offer or ask about car sharing, so we can reduce this event’s environmental impact, please email us at

This event is funded and supported by South Gloucestershire Council.


Opportunities, Suggestions and Conditions

We will share your name, job title & company with the other event attendees for this event only. If you don’t want this information to be shared please let us know when you have purchased your ticket.

The event managers and event sponsors may reach out to attendees in relation to the event, but unless you have opted in for further marketing you will not receive any further marketing emails

We take photos at our events for marketing purposes, if you don’t want your picture taken please let us know in advance.

Please let us know at least one week in advance if you require closed captions or have any other accessibility needs.

If you require a complimentary carers/assistant ticket, please email at least one week in advance and we will be happy to support you!

Agenda and speaker changes sometimes happen out of our control. We reserve the right to make these changes at any time.


Bristol and Bath Science Park (Meeting Rooms 1-3), BS16 7FR

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