What is a carbon footprint?

A carbon footprint is a calculation of the total greenhouse gas emissions caused directly and indirectly by an organisation or company. This is typically calculated and reported over a period of 12 months. What often makes a carbon footprint complicated is defining...

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The SHIFT is happening, are you on board?

The SHIFT is happening, are you on board?

There is already a shift in consciousness among the youth specifically, which is a very positive sign. Their culture of collaboration and influence with social media will enable us to pool our collective minds to find the solutions we desperately need.

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5 reasons to involve employees in business sustainability

5 reasons to involve employees in business sustainability

If sustainability is high on your agenda then you may find results from a study conducted as part of the UK’s Avery Green Office Week interesting: 95% of employees surveyed said helping the environment was important to them in some way, with 9 in 10 citing that their...

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Water, a.k.a Life

Water, a.k.a Life

Of the household consumption, the biggest uses of water are toilets and gardening, followed closely by bathing and showers.

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5 Reasons to reduce carbon emissions in your supply chain

5 Reasons to reduce carbon emissions in your supply chain

Businesses are well aware of the importance of reducing their carbon footprints internally, in order to have a better influence on both the community and the environment. What we don’t always realise is that a large percentage of a business’s corporate carbon...

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Green New Year’s Resolutions

Green New Year’s Resolutions

It’s never too late to start on New Year’s resolutions We have a goal for you this year, let 2016 be the year you set New Year’s resolutions for your business that are aimed at reducing wastage in the workplace - in it's many forms. If you have just returned to the...

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2015 Looking back: Local highlights

2015 Looking back: Local highlights

The past year has certainly been a busy one with respect to climate change, global temperatures, carbon policies and a global commitment to environmental sustainability.

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2015 Looking back: International climate news

2015 Looking back: International climate news

After a busy year, and as everyone rushes to get everything done before the festive season, we at The Carbon Report like to use this time to look back and reflect on the breakthroughs, changes and potential pitfalls that 2015 brought with it. Our primary concern is...

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How do we become carbon neutral?

Many companies that we work with want to become carbon neutral. What this means is that emissions that are created in business operations are neutralised through the purchase of a carbon offset. Because global warming is by definition a "global issue", the purchased...

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