Carbon Reduction Training - Introductory Session for SMEs

Carbon Reduction Training - Introductory Session for SMEs

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Understand carbon reduction and what climate change means for your business & how to access support to reach your goals.

About this event

This session will help you understand the context of carbon reductions and what climate change means for your business, why you should be taking steps to reducing your emissions, how you and your customers can benefit and how to access support.

This session is designed to give you an introductory understanding of carbon reduction and climate change in the context of your business and signpost you to the support Join us to get ahead of the curve and keep your customers happy!

What to expect:

- We will help you make sense of carbon jargon

- Discuss carbon footprints of individuals and business actions

- Highlight the benefits of taking action with case studies of other local businesses

- Signpost you to tools and resources available.

Key questions we will help answer:

- What does it mean to be net zero or carbon neutral?

- What is the carbon footprint of your business travel?

- What's in it for me by taking action?

- Where you can you access tools and resources?

You will finish this session with a greater understanding of what it means to address climate change and reduce carbon emissions for your business and get access to the tools and resources available for you to access to get started.

The event will be delivered by Alice Jackson, Academic Engagement Officer, University of Leicester & Christiane Startin-Lorent, Owner of Lorent Training

The training is being delivered through a collaboration between De Montfort University, the University of Leicester and Lorent Training, working with the East Midlands Chamber and with support of Leicester City Council.

‘This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-community-renewal-fund- prospectus

Get in touch with The Race to Zero Carbon Accelerator project at zerocarbon@dmu.ac.uk

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