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Leicester city SMEs could get free access to Zellar sustainability platform

11 May 2022

Leicester city businesses could have another chance of joining the Zellar sustainability platform free for a year this time via the East Midlands Chamber.

The Chamber is subsidising the cost of 400 one-year licences to access the Zellar sustainability platform in seven areas of the East Midlands that the Government has chosen for UKCRF support – Bassetlaw, Derbyshire Dales, High Peak, Leicester city, Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood, and Nottingham city.

Zellar empowers SMEs to rise to the challenge of climate change by making sustainability simple and actionable. It supports UK businesses with a single view of their emissions and with step-by-step guidance on how to become a more sustainable business.

As well as helping them calculate and manage their carbon footprint, the platform helps a business understand its performance against competitors and create a decarbonisation action plan with measurable results.

The initiative is one of several being offered as part of the East Midlands Accelerator, a £5.27m project part-funded by the Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund (UKCRF), and which has received an additional £471,000 of match funding from East Midlands Chamber and its partners.

The first 400 businesses to sign up from an eligible UKCRF area – regardless of whether they are a Chamber member or not – will be granted a year’s fully-subsidised access to Zellar.

Businesses can sign up for their sustainability plan at: welcome.zellar.com/east-midlands