Climate and Energy Resources
Climate Toolkit 4 Business
The Climate Toolkit 4 Business allows SMEs to input some simple information to get an estimate of their carbon footprint. It will use this information to generate a personalised action plan and recommend those supports that are relevant to help each business reduce their carbon footprint and energy costs.
The Climate Toolkit 4 Business can be accessed here.
Carbon Footprint Calculator – This is a programme that calculates the approximate amount of carbon dioxide produced by the activities of a business.
Greening Resources for Business – The National Waste Prevention Programme has developed resources to help organisations that want to become more sustainable. These include posters and guidance for greening offices which can be used by any organisation.
Tool for Resource Efficiency – This tool can be used to carry out an overview of the level of resource efficiency in your company. This overview will provide you with quick and useful feedback on what you can do to make your business more efficient and reduce costs.
Energy Academy – This is a free e-learning platform designed to help businesses increase their energy efficiency and reduce their energy related costs. It allows anyone to learn with short, interactive, animated modules.
Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme – Obliges energy providers to help customers decarbonise. You can contact these providers to assess available support options.
Large Industry Energy Network – This is a network made up of companies with an annual energy spend of €1 million or more. They work with SEAI to improve their energy performance and inspire others to take action. They do this by sharing their experience and developing best practice guides on how to manage energy performance.
Steps to Energy Efficiency – A guide of five steps which your business can take to begin its energy efficiency journey.
Triple-E Products Register – An online database of the technologies and products which are considered energy efficient.
SkillNet – Climate Ready: Talent for Ireland’s Green Economy
Climate Ready: Talent for Ireland’s Green Economy offers leadership and skills support for enterprises who want to develop their operational and strategic sustainability.
Climate Ready: Talent for Ireland’s Green Economy can be accessed here.
SOLAS - Green Skills Programmes
The Green Skills Programmes by SOLAS aim to boost awareness of the key environmental sustainability issues that affect employers and employees and to equip them with the skills to make a positive contribution to sustainability in the workplace.
The Green Skills Programmes can be accessed here.
Water Conservation for Business Hub
The Water Conservation for Business Hub was set up to help protect Ireland's water supply, and help businesses cut down on business costs by teaching them how to conserve water.
The Water Conservation for Business Hub can be accessed here.