Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Cutting your carbon emissions

Towards net zero carbon emissions

Businesses can help to tackle climate change by reducing the levels of greenhouse gases they produce. Some businesses, particularly those that are energy-intensive, will have requirements to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions as a result of the UK's commitment to the Kyoto Protocol and to help tackle the climate emergency.

However, all businesses can make changes that will make a difference, such as using less energy or swapping company cars for greener models. It may bring you business benefits too, including cost savings and tax breaks.

It is also essential if we are to meet our commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions in the next 25-30 years.

Additional resources

       

Video Case Study: How to Reduce Carbon Emissions From Your Business

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