Three FREE workshops for SMEs and Social Enterprises

Posted in: Events, Training

There are FREE capacity building workshops coming up for SME’s and Social Enterprises this month taking place at:

GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ.

Details below, click the link for further information. Registrations details are below also.

Digital Marketing for Small Businesses – 3 Steps to Transforming Your Business Online

Wednesday 21st October 2015 | 14:30 – 16:30 hrs

  • BUILD: Building your online presence through websites and social media
  • ATTRACT: Choosing the right way to promote your business online
  • ENGAGE: Developing your online community and keeping them engaged

Delivered by Steve Lee from Tomorrow Design, a Website Design and Digital Marketing company in Glasgow, Scotland who help businesses of all shapes and sizes to embrace digital to attract and engage new customers. “Whether it’s Website Design, Online Lead Generation, or Social Media Development, we’ll work with you to create a digital strategy that’s right for you and your budget”

Introduction to Sustainability

Thursday 22nd October 2015 | 10:00 – 12:00 hrs

This workshop will focus on:

  • Unpicking sustainability – what’s behind the concept
  • UK and international context
  • Drivers for sustainability
  • Formalising a sustainable approach
  • Making the business case
  • Sustainability in practice: case studies

Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility

Thursday 22nd October 2015 | 13:30 – 15:30 hrs

This workshop will focus on:

  • Just what exactly is CSR
  • The business case for CSR
  • CSR approaches
  • Ethical business practices
  • Transparency and reporting
  • CSR in practice: case studies

Background Information:

Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor is Scotland’s leading recycling, renewable energy and sustainable waste partner. Working with 96% of Scottish local authorities, public bodies and Scotland’s leading businesses, Viridor operates a £100m Scottish network of advanced recycling infrastructure and is investing £500m to translate Scottish zero waste policy into practice.

Viridor is working with Glasgow City Council to design, build finance and operate a European class modern recycling and renewable energy centre to better manage the city’s 200,000 tonnes of residual waste that until now would have gone to landfill. The £154m project will deliver a broad range of opportunities for small businesses and social enterprises including a commitment to support a programme of capacity building workshops.