Business Futures Forum

The Business Futures Forum provides a network of support and information for local businesses looking to increase their efficiency and profitability while enhancing their sustainability and reducing their environmental impact.

Benefits of free membership

  • Improved cost effectiveness to member businesses resulting in increasing competitiveness, and potentially creating jobs
  • Reduced CO2 emissions, environmental impact and waste
  • Use of Business Futures Forum logo
  • Positive PR for member companies resulting in increased customer base and improvements to staff morale
  • Chance to see case studies and new initiatives first hand
  • Access to members only Linkedin discussion group
  • Ideas sharing on practical solutions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Regular e-newsletters

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Forum meetings are held quarterly and focus on a range of topics, such as energy, resource efficiency, transport, waste, operations efficiency, grants, funding and legislation. Meetings focus wherever possible on case studies and tours of members premises.

Next events

The Business Futures Forum works collaboratively with similar organisation in the Marches area BESST and MMBEN and we're pleased to promote the following events for them:

Business Environmental Support Scheme for Telford (BESST) are holding a workshop to understand what BESST members are doing or would like to do towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals on Wednesday 11 March from 9am to 11am at The Greenwood Centre in Coalbrookdale. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all and address the global challenges we face including those related to climate change, environmental degradation, life below water and on land. More information on the goals can be found at UN Sustainable Goals website

To book a place email or contact Jaclyn Kitson on 07758 603064 Events are open to non-members free for first visit.

Next meeting postponed to 21 February 2021 - Meres and Mosses Business Environment Network (MMBEN) next event is about Waste - Refuse, Reduce, Recycle, Reuse in Wem, Shropshire from 9.30am to 12.45pm or 2pm if staying for lunch. Free for members and first time visitors. Expert speakers from the world of waste.

To book your place please email 01743 284276. For further information visit the MMBEN website.

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Business Futures Forum contact details

Address: Business Futures Forum, c/o Herefordshire Council, Plough Lane office, Plough Lane, Hereford HR4 0LE
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