Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Transport is a significant - and growing - cause of carbon emissions. Some businesses, such as those in the transport sector, will be able to cut carbon emissions to a larger extent than others, but there are actions that all businesses can take.
The first step in cutting your CO2 emissions is to evaluate the impact of your business travel on the environment. This includes:
The Carbon Trust can help you work out the carbon footprint of your business, including the impact of business travel, and give free advice on cutting carbon emissions.
Once you have examined your business travel, the next step is to look at ways to reduce or minimise the impact of these journeys. You might consider encouraging your employees to:
If you transport goods as part of your business, you should ensure that you do this in the most efficient way.
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For further information on reducing the environmental impact of your business travel, see our guidelines:
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