Reduce your carbon footprint 3 Articles to change how you think about reporting carbon

Dec 16, 2015 | News

By <a href="" target="_self">George Catchpole</a>

By George Catchpole

Marketing Manager

3 articles to change the way you think about reporting carbon

Reporting is a Small World

‘I am a carbon footprinter. Me and those of my ilk play crucial roles in the theatre of sustainability. I take sustainability to my spreadsheet paradise, pivot tabling my way through greenhouse gas emissions and watching as the numbers reveal the story of whether a business has been good or bad that year. Reporting has its role in the big task of keeping our planet on track. You can’t manage what you can’t measure…’ read more

The Nitty Gritty

‘It’s amazing what can be unearthed through the simple exercise of carbon footprinting – suppliers being erroneously paid, staff taking unnecessary business trips to London coinciding with Christmas shopping dates, duplicate purchasing because no one had checked whether the last order of 100 reams of off-white recycled paper had actually been used up…’ read more

Getting Intense

‘A company’s goal is usually to succeed and grow, and there is often trepidation with carbon footprint reporting in that reducing a carbon footprint can be seen as contrary to business success. So the age old question posed to sustainability professionals is “how do we reduce our carbon footprint in a growing business?”…’ read more

by Monica Niermann, Head of Certification, Planet First