Better Business Partnership

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The Better Business Partnership program is a joint initiative by Ku-ring-gai, North Sydney and Willoughby Councils, together with Sydney Water and the NSW Government (via its Environmental Trust).

The Better Business Partnership is Council’s free business sustainability program that offers free independent advice and support to help your business thrive and be more successful through sustainability. You can save money through reduced energy and water bills, improve your environmental performance and receive business recognition and promotion through our networks and annual awards night. 

How it works

BBP is free and open to all businesses in Ku-ring-gai LGA and involves 3 easy steps:

  1. Do an online assessment to find out how sustainable your business is.
  2. Get accredited by your BBP Program Manager and receive your Action Plan.
  3. Implement simple, easy to do actions to improve your business sustainability.

Click here to start your assessment and join BBP.

Recognition and award scheme

A great benefit, apart from improving your environmental performance, is the Better Business Partnership Recognition scheme. This includes:

  1. Receiving a membership poster to display to your customers, to gain a competitive edge.
  2. Free online promotion to our online networks and the community.
  3. Opportunities for business promotion through giveaways and promo’s for the community.
  4. Nomination for our annual awards if you implement some sustainability actions and achieve some great sustainability outcomes.
  5. Access to the Better Business Partnership Rebates to implement energy efficiency projects.

Better Business rebates

Ku-ring-gai Council is now supporting local Better Business Partnership Program members to install energy and water efficiency measures and solar PV. Three rebates are available accross energy efficiency, solar PV and water smart. Visit the Better Business Rebates page to find out more.

Join the Better Business Partnership

Take advantage of the great resources this program offers to reduce your environmental impact, reduce your bills and differentiate your business in the local community. It is easy and FREE to sign up.

Find Better Business Partnership businesses in your local area

Support the local businesses in your area that are working to reduce their environmental impact and provide you with more sustainable goods and services.

Click here to find participating businesses on an interactive map.