Striata

Striata – The Power of Paperless

Did you know: For every household that goes paperless; 800,000 tons in solid waste and 2.1 million tons in greenhouse gas emissions is eliminated per year.  [i] Going paperless not only takes organizational commitment, but also customer participation. One of the easiest ways to enhance a company’s brand reputation is to proactively address its impact on the environment. Striata is a global paperless communications specialist; our electronic delivery solutions dramatically increase customer adoption of paperless …

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RBS

RBS – Business Travel

RBS sets long term commitment to reduce carbon emissions of business travel Travel undertaken by RBS staff currently accounts for 10% of the company’s total carbon footprint. It also brings a substantial cost to the business in terms of flights, trains, car hire and subsistence expenses, not to mention the time spent by  employees travelling. RBS is committed to reducing the impact its business travel has on the environments, and as such, recently set a …

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ecci

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

ECCI is a hub for the knowledge, innovation and skills required to create a low carbon economy. Located in Edinburgh, Scotland’s political centre, and building upon the best ideas from around the world, the ECCI provides the place and space for ‘low carbon leaders’ and networks from business, finance and the public sector to work together to deliver a low carbon future. ECCI’s main areas of activity: Innovation, Policy and Skills Innovation Innovation is at …

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Young Scot

Young Scot and Carbon Footprint

Background Young Scot is committed to delivering services to young people in the most effective and sustainable way as possible. To that end, in 2010, Young Scot set out to do an in depth review of its carbon emissions. This was done in partnership with Osbert Lancaster, an independent consultant facilitator for sustainability, together with two young people, who were recruited via the Green Business Partnership’s Environmental Placement Programme, an initiative which matches students with …

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Stop Climate Chaos Scotland

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland

SCCS is the UK’s largest group of people dedicated to action on climate change and limiting its impact on the world’s poorest communities. Its combined supporter base of more than 11 million people spans over 100 organisations, from environment and development charities to unions, faith, community and women’s groups. Together its demands practical action by the UK to keep global warming as far as possible below the 2 degrees C danger threshold. SCCS provides individuals …

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ScottishPower

ScottishPower

ScottishPower is one of the UK’s largest energy companies employing more than 8000 people across its generation, transmission, distribution and retail sectors. Since 2007, ScottishPower has been part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s top energy companies operating in over 40 countries and the world’s leading wind energy company with an installed capacity of over 14,000MW. ScottishPower is committed to integrating environmental sustainability into all aspects of its business through its investments in …

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Gleneagles Hotel

Gleneagles Hotel

The Gleneagles Hotel is situated in 850 acres of beautiful countryside in the heart of Perthshire. The five star resort is a unique place to escape for business and pleasure. Whether you are playing golf on one of the three championship golf courses, enjoying a bike ride around our cycle tracks, or sitting by a loch enjoying a spot of trout fishing, you cannot fail to be amazed by the natural beauty of the setting. …

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Buccleuch Group

Buccleuch Group

Overview The Buccleuch Group is a banner group embracing the business interests of the Buccleuch Family. The Group’s origins in the countryside are reflected in the four traditional rural estates which have been in the Buccleuch family for over 900 years. Covering over 100,000 hectares (ha) of Southern Scotland and Northamptonshire, The Buccleuch Estates is responsible for the stewardship of 11,000ha of woodland, over 1,000 properties and 200 farms. Collectively, the Estates provide employment for …

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Diageo

Diageo

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Windsor, Buchanan’s and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Jose Cuervo, Tanqueray and Guinness. The following summary focuses on Diageo’s commitment to reducing its environmental impact in the following areas: water, carbon, waste, sustainable packaging and the wider environment. Water Water …

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South Ayrshire Council

South Ayrshire Council

South Ayrshire Council, covering 472 square miles with a population of 112 097, is an ambitious council in terms of its climate change commitments. As a Scottish Local Authority, South Ayrshire Council is committed to taking action as a sign oratory of the Climate Change Declaration; in fact it was the first local authority in Scotland to sign in January 2007. This action is across areas such as leadership, reducing its own CO2 emissions, reducing the …

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