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SNI Training: Carbon Management

 SNI Training: Carbon Management

10:00 - 13:00 | 9th May 2018 | Parliament Buildings, Belfast

This course will provide you with the tools and information needed for measuring and managing your organisation's carbon footprint.

Context: 

On 29th January 2018 the DAERA Deputy Secretary wrote to councils outlining the role of local government in tackling climate change, as set out in Outcome 2 of the draft Programme for Government (PfG). Sustainable NI has developed a carbon management course to ensure councils and other statutory bodies are equipped with the knowledge and tools required to take steps to reduce the carbon footprint of their estates, which will contribute to PfG Outcome 2 as well as statutory requirement to advance the pursuit of sustainable development in Northern Ireland (NI Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2006).

Benefits:

  • Understand your requirements in helping government mitigate carbon emissions
  • Gain an understanding of the impact of greenhouse gases on the climate system
  • Hear best practice on monitoring, managing and reducing carbon emissions
  • How to embed carbon management within existing management systems
  • Learn about carbon management tools and techniques e.g. carbon footprinting, carbon trading & offsetting
  • Learn how to develop and manage a carbon accounting system appropriate for your organisation

The trainer will be Adrian Davis CEnv, MIEMA. Adrian runs his own CSR and environmental management consultancy and has many years of experience assisting public and private sector organisations in developing effective energy and environmental management systems, establishing carbon footprints and developing carbon management strategies.

Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided.

This training is free for Sustainable NI members. The cost per delegate for non-members is £100 + VAT.