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#GlobalClimateStrike | Strike the right balance with The Planet Mark

Sep 23, 2020 | News

By <a href="https://www.theplanetmark.com/author/george-catchpoleplanetfirst-co-uk/" target="_self">George Catchpole</a>

By George Catchpole

Marketing Manager

This Friday, thousands of climate strikes will take place across the globe to demand urgent action to tackle the climate crisis. The answer to the question of what does striking achieve…? Is simple: We strike because we are fighting for our future and for future generations. We strike because there is still time to solve the climate crisis, but time is of the essence. We strike because of how swiftly and decisively we act determines our shared future.  

At The Planet Mark we know that change doesn’t just take place online; individuals, organisations and people of all ages must be equipped with the knowledge and empowered with the tools to drive change within their own spheres of influence.  And this is where we can help. 

In support of the #GlobalClimateStrike, we will be providing complimentary carbon clinics designed to help organisations of all shapes and sizes cut through the complexity and take climate action with confidence. The free sessions will outline the first steps to measuring and reducing your carbon footprint and the practical methods to implement this into your business. These 30-40 minute Clinics, suitable for organisations of more than 20 people are designed to give tailored advice to help businesses on their sustainability journey’s. 

The most exciting thing is that reducing carbon emissions is easy. We can help you measure your business operational carbon footprint using data you already have It is the first of our tried and tested 3-steps to sustainability and The Planet Mark certification 

Step 1 Measure: Understanding the impact of your business on the world is essential for progress, We measure your data with rigour so we may speak with confidence and authenticity.  

Step 2: Engage: We help you engage your staff to unlock their knowledge and drive passion for change. Empower your employees with knowledge and passion to make year-on-year progress.  

Step 3 Communicate: We give you tools to communicate your progress, influence others and build a positive brand. With thousands of people engaged through The Planet Mark, it has become a recognisable symbol of a company’s social and environmental progress.  

On average, holders of The Planet Mark make a 16% carbon saving each year per employee through energy use, waste, water, travel and procurement. Certified organisations deliver results far beyond regulation and compliance. Making deep and significant contributions to society, the environment and engaging their people in the process. This #GlobalClimateStrike we hope you will strike the right balance and join us in the #DecadeOfAction