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Climate Toolkit 4 Business

This Toolkit provides you with practical ways to start taking action to tackling carbon emissions and become more sustainable.

The Department of Enterprise's Climate Toolkit for Business is an Irish government initiative designed to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) on their journey to becoming more sustainable and reducing their carbon footprint.

Who is it for?

Any SME in Ireland that wants to take a step towards a greener future can find the Climate Toolkit for Business a helpful resource.

What do you get?

  • Carbon Footprint Calculator: This tool allows businesses to estimate their environmental impact by entering data on energy use, waste generation, and travel.
  • Tailored Action Plans: Based on the footprint calculation, the toolkit generates personalized recommendations for improvement. These action plans include practical steps to:
    -  Enhance energy efficiency a
    -  Reduce resource consumption
    -  Implement sustainable practices
  • Financial Support Information:  The toolkit connects businesses with relevant financial aids offered by the Irish government. These can include:
  • Grants for energy audits: Funding for investment in low-carbon technologies


What can it be used for?

  • Understanding Environmental Impact and Measure Carbon Footprint
  • Develop a Sustainability Plan: Using the personalized action plan generated by the toolkit, businesses can create a roadmap for implementing sustainable practices.
  • Identify Cost-Saving Opportunities: Many of the recommended actions, like improving energy efficiency, can lead to reduced operational costs.
  • Become More Resource Efficient: The toolkit can help businesses identify areas where they can consume less energy, water, and other resources.
  • Attract Environmentally Conscious Customers: By demonstrating a commitment to sustainability, businesses can appeal to a growing customer base that prioritizes eco-friendly practices.

If this sounds like the right support for your business, call our dedicated hub for more details on how to apply.

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