As communities across the world continue to grapple with the environmental challenges brought about by climate change, more and more small businesses in Oxfordshire are looking to join the global drive towards net zero emissions.
But what does this mean, and why is it so important? Put simply, achieving net zero means that a business has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions to the point where they are balanced by the amount removed from the atmosphere. This is an important goal not just for the environment, but also for businesses’ bottom lines and long-term viability.
To achieve net zero, however, can seem like a daunting task for SMEs. That’s why, working in collaboration with partners, we’re here to:
- Help businesses understand what Net Zero means and why it is important to them
- De-mystify the process
- Provide a basic toolkit
- Support and inspire businesses be able to take the first steps or continue on their journey