. The funding programmes are available to enable businesses to improve their performance using environmental management to either save costs, increase value or grow sales.
- An environmental management structure can help your company achieve competitive advantage through greater resource efficiency (energy/water/waste/wastewater) and greater market share through enhanced verifiable environmental credentials.
GreenStart and GreenPlus are not just for manufacturing companies. Agribusiness, software and internationally traded services companies can also avail of funding to learn about and implement environmental improvements to their business.
Companies can apply for grant support towards the cost an assignment which will introduce best practice systems and structures, achieve cost reduction targets and lay a foundation for future environmental improvement projects.
- Assignments will typically be carried out over 8 to 10 weeks.
- The typical cost of undertaking a GreenStart assignment is up to €6,300.
- The funding body will provide 50% grant funding for the project. IDA clients may avail of 80% funding.
There are no call close dates and as such applications can be made at any time of the year to suit the needs and priorities of the applicants business.
For more information on how GreenStart and Green Plus can be used to improve your business please contact us.
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