The Carbon Trust & OurMission The Carbon Trust is a private company set up by Government in response to the threat of climate change.We are driven by a mission to: Accelerate the move to a low carbon economy by: – Helping organisations reduce their carbon emissions and; – Develop commercial low carbon technologies.
How can the Carbon Trust help?Advice: On-Site & TelephoneWeb ToolsPublicationsCarbon Reduction WorkshopsCarbon Management Plan assistance
Advice: On-site and Telephone Reduced energy bills by £34 - £43 million pounds in 2009/10. Energy spend >£30k – on site energy survey by Carbon Trust. Between £5K-30K telephone support, publications, online tools. Tel 0800 085 2005
SME Carbon ManagementProgramme Benefits of Carbon Management Programme Motivation for organisations What the programme delivers Timeline of programme and support provided.
Benefits of Carbon ManagementIt engages with Senior Management by addressing a number of key corporate challenges Regulation …. leads to Senior Management commitment - Robust policy framework - Leadership - Cost effective Action plansCosts Carbon Management …. Delivering - Reduced cost - Compliance - Enhanced reputation - Local leadership Reputation Leadership
Enhanced Reputation Easily accessible information for Environmental Reporting Assists with customer requests for info’ on environmental performance / credentials. Improve standing with local community, partners and stakeholders Help increase staff motivation and morale
Benefits of programme Tried and tested structured approach Financial savings Risk avoidance (e.g. increasing utility costs / procurement requirements) Opportunity to learn from others Early action allows additional time to develop
The Programme Delivers Senior management backing for the programme at the top of the organisation Understanding of your current energy usage and emissions and setting of firm, stretching reduction targets Prioritisation of opportunities for improvement Integrated governance of existing energy management initiative to ‘sweat’ them for maximum benefit Positioning for a further generation of initiatives 9 Setting long-term carbon saving plans and delivering quick results Setting long-term carbon saving plans and delivering quick results
Carbon Trust seeks Carbon Managementformal commitment For Smaller Businessesand ‘signs up’participants Participant begins internal preparation: securing resource, Participants and identifying information organised into regional cohorts sources Develop baseline using tools as provided Starter Pack Identify and qualify opportunities for 1. Planning, Vision short and long term emissions and Scope reductionCohort kick-off Project plan Finaliseand quantificationBaseline 2. Baseline Baseline completeWorkshop Prepare Carbon 3. Opportunities Management Plan Opportunities Workshop Case for Action Cohort Event Participant Event/Document 4. Prepare Carbon Management Plan Draft CMP Final CMP 5. Implementation Month 1 Month 2 Month 3 Month 4 Month 5 10email andtelephone support
CONTENTS CMP Template Foreword from Chief Executive/managing Director Foreword from the Carbon Trust Executive SummaryDescribing the organisation’s required end- 1 Introduction and Contextstate 1.1 Context and drivers for Carbon Management 2 Carbon Management StrategyComplementary to the baseline spreadsheettool: describing the effect of the plan on 2.2 Our low carbon visionBusiness as usual emissions and financial 2.3 Strategic themes Pforecasts 2.4 Targets and objectives 3 Emissions Baseline and Projections) MSummarising the actions/projects planned to 3.1 Scopeachieve the target state of the organisation 3.2 Baselineincluding strategic, policy-based and 3.3 Projections and Value at Stake Ctechnical projects across the agreed scope) 4 Carbon Management Projects 4.1 Existing projectsDescribing how the management of theprojects, opportunities will be funded and 4.2 Planned / funded projectsmanaged through to benefits realisation and 4.3 Near term projectshow what organisational and process changes 4.4 Medium to long term projectswill be implemented to maintain a corporate 4.5 Projected achievement towards targetcontrol on the long term reduction inemissions 5 Implementation 5.1 Financing 5.2 Governance for ImplementationOne one-page plan summary with financing,timescales, impact for each opportunity 5.3 Resource Commitmentaccording to a defined template format 5.4 Implementation Plan 11 Appendix A: Definition of Projects