Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Help with reducing your emissions

Help with reducing your carbon emissions

Meet EU Emissions Trading System requirements

There are a number of areas that you could focus on when cutting your carbon emissions. You could also use the services provided by the Carbon Trust to help cut your carbon emissions. The Carbon Trust promotes a low carbon economy and the development of new low carbon technology.

The Carbon Trust can help business by offering services such as:

  • advice and cost saving tips
  • energy use identification and education
  • loans.

Carbon Trust: Cutting carbon emissions

The Carbon Trust has also developed the Carbon Trust Standard to combat climate change. This can help businesses reduce their carbon use through good practice in carbon measurement, management and reduction.

To be awarded the Carbon Trust Standard, your business will need to meet qualifying criteria and pay a fee.

Carbon Trust: The Carbon Trust Standard

Further information

Resource Efficient Scotland: Services for business and the public sector

In this Guideline

What is emissions trading?

EU Emissions Trading System: Who is affected

EU Emissions Trading System: How to comply

EU Emissions Trading System: Trading allowances

Help with reducing your emissions

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