“Road to Net Zero”
Supplier Carbon Reduction Programme
Our fully managed programme designed to help you engage your suppliers in your journey to Net Zero.
This programme is for you IF:
ü You want to give your suppliers a practical solution to help them measure and reduce their carbon footprint.
ü You want to collect carbon footprint data from your suppliers on an annual basis to improve your own carbon reporting.
"We don't want to just pay lip service" - Tim Pearce, Haines Watts Accountants
We support you every step of the way...
The journey to Net Zero can be tough and scary at times, so we are here to guide you through the process, supporting and encouraging you every step of the way.
Training and Events
Every member has access to our private members portal where you can find all your carbon reports, action plans and advice on carbon reduction, all in one place.
We do it properly...
22 categories of emissions
If we are going to take this seriously we need to get a true and clear picture of where we are now.
So, each year we calculate your carbon footprint, including all the activities your business does that emit greenhouse gases, across 22 categories of activity. We help you gather the right data to get a full understanding of all your climate impact, then we give you a comprehensive report according to the requirements of the GHG Protocol Corporate Standard.
Getting the full picture is only the first step. Ultimately we need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, but how do you know how much to reduce them by to really have an impact?
We help you set science-based targets to reduce your emissions. This means that these targets are in line with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's recommendations, to limit global warming to 1.5°C
The goal is to reduce our own emissions to zero. However in the real world it's unlikely that we will be able to absolute zero, so we help you neutralize what you cannot reduce by buying and retiring carbon credits, that are certified to have removed CO2, on your behalf. We follow the guidelines of the Science-Based Targets Initiative by requiring our members to reduce their emissions by at least 90% without neutralization for a claim of "Net Zero".
Not all carbon credits are created equal so we only use those that have been independently certified by the Gold Standard, or Woodland Carbon Code, so you can be confident that your offsetting really is effective.
Our Net Zero roadmaps help you map out your journey and follow the recommendations of the UN High-Level Expert Group "Integrity Matters: Credibility and Accountability of Net-Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities."
Two of our key values are openness and inclusivity, so we keep our fees are simple and affordable.
We publish our fees on our website and base them on the number of employees to keep them fair for businesses of all sizes.
We understand that resources are limited in most small to medium sized businesses and that you are unlikely to have a dedicated job role for sustainability.
So, we do all the heavy lifting on the process of carbon management, so that you can focus on changing your business for the better. At first, you will find that the most time consuming part is collecting the data about your activities, but this does get easier over time.
"I joined the Go Climate Positive programme in May and am very glad I did. It is a very professional process and Eoin answered all my questions. Highly recommended. From a very happy customer."
- James Thomas, Cotswold Chauffeur Services