Take action: Businesses and organisations

How to measure and report emissions, decarbonise operations and demonstrate climate leadership 

Industry accounts for 49% of carbon emissions in Cambridge, businesses therefore have a crucial role to play in responding to the climate emergency. Get started reducing the environmental impact of your business or organisation using the advice below. 

Take action

Measure and report our emissions

Estimating your organisation’s carbon emissions using a carbon footprint tool will help you better understand where your activities create harmful emissions and where your priorities for action should lie.

Decarbonise operations

Engaging staff and stakeholders in developing a plan to reduce the carbon footprint of your operations is an good first step to plan your decarbonisation process. But the most important thing is to take action and make it happen. 

Demonstrate climate leadership

Use your organisation’s influence, skills and resources to help others to understand and reduce their carbon emissions too.’