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What is net zero

Demystifying Net Zero for small businesses

What is net zero, why should I set a net zero target, and how can my social enterprise move to net zero?

Social entrepreneurs will be key to helping businesses achieve their net zero goals and the north east is starting to see much welcomed activity in this area.

Climate Action North have been members of Social Enterprise UK, an organisation supporting social enterprise across the UK, since their startup in February 2017.

Jennifer Clair Robson, Content Director at Climate Action North has written a blog and shared it with them as part of their “demystifying key topics” communications drive, and you can read that blog here.

If you’re looking to start your net zero journey, then Climate Action North can help you along the way with their newly launched, Business Action Toolkit.

Aimed at helping small businesses scrutinise their resilience against climate risks and begin to take meaningful action to get them on their road to net zero, the Business Action Toolkit can be used by businesses in any location and is specifically aimed at small to medium sized enterprises, which accounts for 99.9% of the UK business population.

Issues covered include:

  • business risk and continuity
  • people and resources
  • green infrastructure and spaces
  • travel and carbon footprinting
  • climate emergency planning
  • quality and environmental management systems
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
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