Presentation on theme: "Low Carbon Initiatives in the Work Place MAKING OUR WORK LIVES BETTER BY Danielle Eiseman."— Presentation transcript:
Low Carbon Initiatives in the Work Place MAKING OUR WORK LIVES BETTER BY Danielle Eiseman
The Low- Carbon Workplace What does it look like to you?
How do we stack up? Have a think about where these emissions are coming from
Scottish Targets Reduce carbon emissions by 42% by 2020 100% of electricity will come from renewable sources by 2020 Almost complete de- carbonization of road and rail transport by 2050 Be Proud Scotland!
What are the impacts?
Each of us has an impact
Drive smart – fill up less
Electricity 1 Standard 40 W bulb costs 3.43p per day 1 CFL 8 W bulb costs 0.69p per day
Surprised by the numbers?
Making Change work Real world examples
Feedback What impact do we have on the environment?
Workplace Champion Find leaders within
Incentives What motivates?
Friendly competition Who can reduce the most?
Moments of change What opportunities await you?
Common Practice Which activities are you currently doing?
Energy Track your energy use and see where you could make some reductions
Transport Car sharing, cycling, public transport, video conferencing, working from home
Recycling and Waste Where can you reduce?
Beyond the Standard Thinking outside the box
Supply Chains Switching to a supply circle
Why 22°? Test out different temperatures in the office
Power your own desktop New desk allows you to pedal while you work and create electricity
Alternative offices Can you eliminate some travel
Advice Know the reliable places you can turn to