The Green Start is a funded programme that seeks to improve environmental performance through greater resource efficiency helping your business achieve a competitive advantage and greater market share through enhanced credentials and cost savings.
In a GreenStart programme we help guide your business on starting on a Sustainability journey. The focus is on one specific environmental issue or area of environmental concern. Projects may vary in scope from guidance on implementing an Environmental Management System based on the “Plan, Do, Check, Act” continuous improvement philosophy to help better understand the carbon or environmental footprint of your company’s products or services. Investigating a Life Cycle Assessment to evaluate all environmental, social and economic negative impacts and benefits in processes to work towards more sustainable products throughout their life cycle. Guidance in developing a corporate sustainable strategy and aligning to national/international frameworks.
The programme is tailored to your unique business needs and is typically undertaken over a six-month period. A Resource Efficiency Review, carried out at the start of the project, provides you with an initial assessment of opportunities for improvement together with recommendations for action.