GreenPrint

Getting Ahead in Carbon Management

The first step towards managing carbon emissions is to measure them, because in business what gets measured gets managed.
Lord Adair Turner, Chairman, UK Financial Services Authority

Last year, two thirds of the FTSE 350 disclosed their greenhouse gas emissions and climate change information to their shareholders through the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an independent not-for-profit organization working to drive greenhouse gas emissions reduction and sustainable water use by business and cities.

The project is backed by 655 institutional investors, representing $US78 trillion.

UK Government has made an announcement that it will mandate the reporting of greenhouse gas emissions by companies quoted on the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market.

The UK must now take a position of global leadership by introducing regulation that ensures companies are required to make a full assessment of how climate change is expected to affect their business.

What affects PLC’s today, will in time undoubtedly affect most other organisations.

If this isn’t at the top of the Corporate Social Responsibility policy agenda now, it soon will need to be. So if CSR is new to you, this could be a good place to start…

The Big Eco Show
19 September 2012
Stadium of Light, Sunderland

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Get ahead of the curve and find out how to manage the process of carbon measurement and reduction, as explained by Potts Print (UK) Operations Director Tony Mullarkey at the event.

Potts Print (UK) is the First Carbon Balanced Printing Company in the North East of England, and Tony will tell the story of how this was achieved. He will talk about carbon reduction and the other sustainability objectives of the business, what it takes to implement them, and how they support business growth.

Please go to www.daisygreenevents.co.uk/calendar/event/66 for further information and to book free tickets.

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Tony Mullarkey, Operations Director, Potts Print (UK)

By working with a Carbon Balanced Printing Company you can…

• Increase the profile of your CSR

What your suppliers do to decrease their impact on the environment is as important as what your own organisation does.

• Make a Visual Statement of your CSR

If you choose to Carbon Balance your print, Potts Print (UK) can include a specially developed World Land Trust logo on the print run. This is a high-visibility seal that conveys your commitment to reducing carbon impacts, and enhances your brand.

• Communicate your commitment to having a Carbon Balanced supply chain

It’s not just our paper that’s Carbon Balanced, it’s our whole operation.

Please go to www.potts.co.uk/greenprint for more information about how Carbon Balanced printing can help your organisation.

Laurie Cansfield
Corporate Communications Manager
Potts Print (UK)

The first Carbon Balanced Printing Company in the North of England
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