Clients sometimes ask us in what order they should deliver carbon reduction actions, often in the context of their carbon neutral/zero net emissions goal. Ordinarily, we suggest the ‘typical’ carbon management hierarchy such as that shown in Figure 1. Typical carbon management hierarchy The typical hierarchy suggests that a priority order of implementation should include: … Continue reading Does the typical carbon management hierarchy apply to your business?
This week, Barbara presented at a webinar run by TEFMA to Universities around Australia and New Zealand. The topic of the presentation was the Carbon Management Plan for the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) developed with the University by 100% Renewables. USC to become a carbon-neutral university USC has a long track record of … Continue reading How USC developed their Carbon Management plan
We recently helped one of our clients with financing options for their sustainability objectives. We showed them the many funding options available for sustainability projects such as leasing and loan options, funding from the budget, but also more innovative solutions like Revolving Energy Funds (REF), or Energy Performance Contracts (EPC). Another innovative funding option is … Continue reading How putting an internal price on carbon can help fund sustainability projects