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SME WORKSHOPs

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Decarbonisation

As a small business ourselves, we understand that many small and medium-sized (SME) businesses want to do more to decarbonise their operations, however, they may not have suitably trained personnel to lead this work and may not have the budget to engage specialist consultants.

 

Our decarbonisation workshop aims to bridge the critical knowledge gaps by developing the capability of your key staff to lead your own decarbonisation journey.

 

We provide industry-leading advice, tools, and options for on-going support.

Typical drivers for carbon footprint assessment and decarbonisation programs include:

  • Environmental responsibility (ability to assess and then reduce or mitigate the impact)

  • Regulatory compliance

  • Client requirements

  • Recruitment and retention of talent

  • Improved reputation and brand image

  • Investor or stakeholder demands

  • Reduce costs

Workshop outline:

  1. Why is reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions important?

  2. Introduction to carbon footprinting concepts

  3. ISO14064-1, GHG Protocol, MFE guidelines

  4. Organisational boundaries

  5. Materiality assessments

  6. Key data sources

  7. Tools and templates

  8. GHG reduction opportunities

  9. Setting a GHG reduction target

  10. SBTi: Science-based targets initiative

  11. GHG offset options

  12. Independent verification and certification options

  13. Developing your emissions reduction plan

  14. Communicating with your stakeholders

Workshop outcomes:

  • Staff trained to implement the tools and systems to measure your carbon footprint.

  • Carbon footprint assessment.

  • Collateral for internal and external communication needs.

  • Carbon reduction strategy / roadmap.

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Sustainability

We know that many business owners and managers care deeply about the sustainability of their operations. But where to start? Sustainability is a very broad topic that can feel overwhelming and difficult to grasp.

We offer a sustainability workshop for SMEs to develop staff capability.

 

We will help your team to understand the elements of a modern sustainability strategy and we will help you develop your own strategy.

 

Typical drivers for sustainability programs include:

  • Environmental responsibility (ability to assess and then reduce or mitigate the impact)

  • Regulatory compliance

  • Client requirements

  • Recruitment and retention of talent

  • Improved reputation and brand image

  • Investor or stakeholder demands

  • Reduce costs

Workshop outline:​

  1. Introduction and importance of sustainability

  2. Sustainable development

  3. UN's sustainable development goals

  4. Engaging employees and stakeholders

  5. Climate change impacts

  6. Energy management

  7. Waste management

  8. Water management

  9. Procurement and supply chain

  10. Diversity and inclusion

  11. Staff wellness

  12. External communications

 

Workshop outcomes:

  • Understanding of the key aspects of sustainability and what is most important for your business​

  • Sustainability strategy / roadmap.

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Paul Farrelly
Principal Consultant - Energy & Carbon

paul.farrelly@lumen.net

Mobile: +64 21 225 7499

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