Over the last five years, we have collected significant evidence to suggest that many large corporations are struggling to adapt to meet government carbon emission targets. They are failing to achieve potential savings through lowering their use of energy. Simultaneously, many public service suppliers are now required under current legislation to report their effort to reduce carbon emissions and manage resources more efficiently.
“Research into 900 UK businesses shows that nearly 90% say their finance staff are not or only partly capable of contributing to the environmental or sustainability agenda” - The Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) - 2014
"The biggest barrier to dealing with climate change is us: our own attachment to habits that are hard to shift, and our great ability to park or ignore uncomfortable choices." - Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive, Nesta
“Progressive Climate Change policy…can be a huge driver of innovation and create opportunities for growth and prosperity”. - Niall Dunne, CSO, BT - 2014
Large organisations don’t overcome these challenges by just buying new kit. They need learning and training tools that engage staff, encourage behavioural change within the business and deliver significant longer term cost reductions and competitiveness as a result.