Net Zero is becoming vital to businesses all over the UK in line with the governments new approach in reducing carbon emissions to Net Zero by 2050. With the new initiative in place many businesses have declared a commitment in contributing to reducing their carbon influence.
At PSP, we want to help local businesses get involved in highlighting the importance of Net Zero.
You can begin your journey to Net Zero by taking some easy to implement and broadly free initiatives by reducing your emissions by the following practises:
Introducing an employee cycle to work scheme
Switching from halogen bulbs to LED bulbs
Minimising waste from your products and packaging
Installation of smart meters
Installation of your own renewable electricity or heating
Below you will find useful resources to enable you to better understand how you can make a difference and take the first steps on your journey to Net Zero.
GOING GREEN - SUSTAINABLE LIVING
You can go green by using 100% renewable electricity – our energy savings specialists can provide you with options and tariffs that can match your usage with power using electricity from hydro and wind sources to help create a more sustainable future for your business.
The use of renewable energy in your business can help reduce overall energy consumption, helping you to save money on your water and electricity bills!
There are many other various methods which businesses can adopt to become more sustainable; reducing waste, the prevention of pollution, conserving water & energy, using sustainable and recyclable materials and many more.
Going Green is a new environmentally friendly concept that contributes to protecting the environment, as a SME business you can begin going green by:
Reducing energy costs and consumption through use of renewable energy
Using eco-friendly vehicles for product deliveries/distributions.
Recycling biodegradable products and your electronics
Using eco-friendly cleaning products containing ingredients which aren’t harmful to environment
Encouraging and promoting of the ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ campaign in businesses and work places
Using reusable and eco-friendly packaging and products
Going paperless by reducing paper consumption in your business
SME CLIMATE HUB
Businesses of all sizes around the UK are committing to do their bit to cut carbon emissions and protect the planet.
The UK government has partnered with business owners and respected climate groups to help you join them today.
No matter how small your business or what industry you’re in, your commitment could make a real difference – to the planet, to your customers and to your running costs! Even the smallest businesses produce carbon emissions – it could be through your building, your vehicles or your supply chain.
Take the first step on your journey, by committing to cutting those carbon emissions in half by 2030 and to reach ‘Net Zero’ by 2050. Net zero means that you are putting no more carbon into the atmosphere than you are taking out of it.
CARBON FOOTPRINT CALCULATOR
It's really important that all businesses are aware of their carbon footprint and how they can reduce it. We can help by offering tips on small, practical steps to reduce your emissions.
The UK's 6 million small businesses make up 99% of the UK's enterprises and so it is crucial that we take action to reduce the carbon footprint.
NET ZERO BUSINESS SUPPORT PACKAGE
Our goal is to ensure every business in the UK can transition to a sustainable business and become Net Zero by 2050 or sooner.
Which is why we have now introduced our new Place Zero Programme to help your business become Net Zero in the most cost-efficient way possible.
We can guide you and help assist you with bespoke business sustainable strategies that are catered to your sector that can help your business to combat climate change.
We can support you with greener and sustainable practices and business solutions.
Your journey to Net Zero