Around 70% of the world economy is now covered by net zero targets, the UK, is leading the way growing the economy by 78% while cutting emissions by 44%. The UK was the first country to pledge to reduce carbon emissions by 78% by 2035. Join us on our journey and let us help you achieve your carbon emission reduction goals with informed steps that make a real difference to the climate.
You can start to reduce your carbon emissions right away by making simple changes and doing things like making your own compost, creating a water turbine to generate hydropower, or harvesting wing energy, even switching energy providers that source the energy they provide from renewable sources.
Learn more about what you and your business can do to help, take climate action now.
Hundreds of companies are now harnessing climate action initiatives to align themselves with the 1.5°C pathway and target net-zero by 2050 at the latest.
Some companies are making their corporate responsibility clear and known to the public, leading by example with business practice that incorporates sustainability into their company policy. Banks like Triodos in the UK only finance companies that focus on people, the environment or culture.
5 Things you can do right now that will make a difference
Help to reduce emissions, improve air quality and drive growth, by switching your vehicles to electric only, low and zero-emission transport modes and technologies for your business and encouraging your employees to do the same.
Discover more information and ways to implement your ideas https://www.wemeanbusinesscoalition.org/system/economy/transport/
Mitigate risks, identify opportunities and prepare for a low carbon future by establishing a carbon price across your business. By assigning a monetary value to each ton of carbon you can internalise the costs of greenhouse gas emissions. There are multiple business benefits of an internal carbon price, find out how embedding the price in a company’s business strategy, and the benefits and challenges of different types of pricing strategies fit with your company policy.
Learn how other companies are putting a price on carbon https://www.c2es.org/document/the-business-of-pricing-carbon-how-companies-are-pricing-carbon-to-mitigate-risks-and-prepare-for-a-low-carbon-future/
Community groups and solar initiatives can help you provide discounts to employees and expand your benefits and perks with encouraging climate conscious incentives.
UK Gov on community solar projects https://www.gov.uk/guidance/community-energy
Community Energy England https://communityenergyengland.org/
Solar sense community groups https://www.solarsense-uk.com/filter_sector/community-groups/
Discover how to help your employees with funding for the move to solar power https://solarpanelsgrants.co.uk/
Learn more about commercial solar and getting funding https://www.projectsolaruk.com/commercialsolar/
More companies are changing their investment goals and choosing to deliberately not to support other companies that make use of fossil fuels or cause environmental damage. Decisions like these shape the business landscape and drive change due to a shift in demand.
A San Francisco-based bank (The Bank of the West https://www.bankofthewest.com/) recently made it known that it would be “investing where we feel we can make the most impact” and withdrawing support for companies and business activities that are “detrimental to our environment and our health.”
Learn more about fossil fuel divestment and what you can do
By using targets a company can lay out a clearly defined path to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and help prevent the worst effects of climate change.In a nutshell science based targets are inline with the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming to well-below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.
Find out more on science based targets for your company.
Check out these handy climate resources and tools that can help you achieve your sustainability goals:
A social enterprise committed to rewilding & conservation, Citizen Zoo want to rebuild nature to a more functional state, and bring people out into the great outdoors through engagement programmes.
Find out more about the principles of rewilding that help restore ecosystem functionality by providing the right conditions, no matter what the scale, nature can bounce back.