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Carbon Literacy for SMEs

When and Where

  • Date: 15 September 2021
  • Start & End Time: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Online

Address: online

Event Details

This ‘Carbon Literacy Project’ accredited course is aimed at anyone working in or with a Micro or Small to Medium Business.

About this event

If you feel that you need to do something to get you started on your journey to combat climate change and are working for or with an SME, then through this course you will get the knowledge and tools to set you off on the right path. No previous environmental knowledge is needed.

Carbon Literacy is: “An awareness of the carbon dioxide costs and impacts of everyday activities, and the ability and motivation to reduce emissions, on an individual, community and organisational basis.”

Over 20,000 citizens and 57 organisations have already been certified Carbon Literate so far, with over 1,760 organisations being engaged.

By the end of the course, you will:

• Understand and be able to explain the science around climate change and how it affects us globally and locally

• Have the tools and knowledge to reduce the carbon impact of your business

• Build your own climate pledges to take action on climate change

You will also be able to:

• Build a network of like-minded people

• Start collaborations

How you will learn 

Training will be delivered online via Zoom through 2 X 3.5 hour sessions, and 1 hour of home-based activities, which are required to complete the course. It will consist of a mixture of presentations, group activities, videos, quizzes and games. Please ensure you have a WiFi/internet connection and adequate equipment that enables you to fully participate in the training (it is not recommended to do the course via iPhone/Smartphone). You will get the best out of the training if you use a laptop or PC (with a camera).

To receive the Carbon Literacy certification, you will need to submit an assessment form at the end of the course, which will be checked by the Carbon Literacy Project. More information can be found here: https://carbonliteracy.com/about-us/

Training dates and times are as follows:

• Wednesday,15th September 2021: 13:30 – 17:00

• Thursday, 16th September 2021: 13:30 – 17:00

For any questions about the course or to discuss in-house training, do not hesitate to contact Christiane at Lorent Training on 07763 874 881 or via email at christianelorent@gmail.com

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