Sustainability and the Circular Economy

Book Now

Understand how sustainability can help you innovate, improve efficiency, increase your competitive advantage & grow your business.

Event information / agenda

A Big House Event supported by Creative Quarter & delivered by Helen Taylor, Hosta Consulting

Please note: If you have already accessed 12 or more hours of support from The Big House, please get in touch with us to see how we can help you further


These workshops will help you understand the environmental issues we currently face both as individuals and business and how as business owners we can utilise the principles of the circular economy to grow environmentally responsible businesses that embrace sustainability.

This workshop will include

A knowledge exchange re: sustainability, circular economy and doughnut economy principles.

An explanation of the business case for circular economy principles.

An engaging interactive element using Mural where participants will understand how to apply the circular economy principles to a product or service using the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) toolkit.


Any small and/ or established business wanting to be grow and develop in a environmentally sustainable way.


Helen Taylor, Hosta Consulting is an entrepreneur and experienced small business owner who started her business with a strong environmental ethos which helped the business grow and successfully tender for public sector contracts. Helen has further developed her expertise in business and sustainability since completing her MBA and sees an opportunity for small businesses to start and grow in an environmentally responsible way with a low carbon strategy that embraces environmental sustainability.


Wednesday 16 June, 9.30am - 12pm via ZOOM. Info about how to join will be sent out prior to the event.


This event is free but you must be enrolled with The Big House. Space is limited, so make sure to book your ticket today to guarantee your place. Please note: If you have already accessed 12 or more hours of support you will be placed on a waiting list - your place is not guaranteed until you receive confirmation from The Big House Events Team.


If you have any questions and/or would like any further information about this event, please contact the Events Team at or telephone 0115 710 0107.


The Big House offers fully-funded business support, mentoring, workshops, networking events, access to grants for creative and digital businesses in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Visit for the complete details of the programme. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

As this event is part of a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) initiative, we will require you to be enrolled in The Big House Programme, prior to attending. If you are not already enrolled, you will find the appropriate form at:

Please download and complete the form and bring it with you to the event, as it will be required when signing in. If you would like any further information on this event, please contact us at

NB: We will be documenting the event. If you do not wish to be included in images or videos that may be used later for marketing purposes, please let us know beforehand.

This project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014 - 2022.

Attend this event

New to the Big House?

Sign up with us first...

Already signed up?

Loading map...

Wednesday 16th June 2021

9:30am - 12:00pm GMT

Got questions about
this event?

Speak to the hosting partner

Don't miss out on the latest free support for your business. Sign up to get the latest from The Big House.

More like this...