The Institute conducts an ongoing review for consumers on companies that are genuinely reducing their carbon footprint and reaching their sustainability goals. Many companies claim to be climate friendly, but what actions have they really taken?

More and more consumers want to make climate friendly buying choices and want information on which products are better for the environment.

Our ‘Climate Friendly Companies’ Twitter site is our most popular with over 75,000 followers.

With over 50,000 followers our consumer guide is a popular source of information for the public

Being climate Friendly means that you are proactively reducing your footprint to help the environment and involves three basic steps:

CALCULATE carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases from activities.

REDUCE emissions wherever possible through increased efficiencies.

Businesses that look to the future are realising the inevitable transition to a low carbon economy with growing pressure from government regulations and consumers. 

BALANCE the remainder with carbon offsets.