BRIEF SUMMARY ON SUPPORT ORGANISATION
CARBON TRUST: The Carbon Trust is a Non profit company whose mission is to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy. They provide specialist support to help business and the public sector cut carbon emissions, save energy and commercialise low carbon technologies. The company aims to cut carbon by providing business and the public sector with expert advice, finance and accreditation and by motivating demand for low carbon products and services. They also look forward in decreasing future carbon emissions by developing new low carbon technologies through project funding and management, investment and collaboration and by identifying market failures and practical ways to overcome them.
They are committed to continuously improve environmental performance and prevent pollution by: * Complying with relevant legislation, regulations and other relevant requirements; * Implementing systems that meet the requirements of ISO14001 as a certified environmental management system; * Setting realistic objectives and targets for each of our most significant environmental impacts; * Minimising our carbon emissions from energy consumption and travel, both within the UK and internationally; * Influencing business and public sector organisations to take a leadership role in carbon emission reduction; * Minimising the amount of waste through reduction, recovery and recycling; * Training all employees on environmental issues;
* Influencing our supply chain by communicating our Environmental Policy and promoting environmentally sensitive approaches by our, suppliers and contractors; * Regularly reviewing our environmental management system; and * Reporting our environmental performance in our Annual Report. By Cutting carbon emissions a company can achieve energy cost reductions and enjoy an enhanced business reputation. Other business benefits include satisfied and motivated employees and stakeholders, the...
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