Did you know that you could see a return on investment whilst helping to save the environment?
The purpose of the Betterworld.Solutions initiative is to encourage companies to adopt, publish and operate an Investment Policy to Prevent Global Warming.
What are your next steps?
Our businesses have opportunities to improve the environment and prevent global warming but we sometimes fail to identify them. Our suppliers, co-workers and customers can bring environmental sustainability initiatives to our attention, but only if we make listening to them a business priority.
Did you know a single plastic bottle can be recycled up to twelve times? Despite this, millions of plastic drinks containers end up in landfill and with over 13 billion plastic bottles consumed in the UK every year - there is a large potential to cut the waste.
A Canadian pulp and paper company chose AESSEAL for this notoriously difficult application. As well as lasting over three times as long as the competitor system, the accompanying water management system saved three million gallons of water.
A leading manufacturer of wire joining and tensioning systems and a 100% employee-owned company, Gripple has joined over a thousand other UK companies recognized as B Corps, to build a more equitable and sustainable future.
A sample of such a policy can be accessed here and can be amended to meet the need of any organisation. It can be considered as freeware and can be printed onto any company headed paper.
We estimate that widespread adoption of more climate-friendly policies in industry globally, could have the equivalent impact of taking off the roads while also providing a useful return on investment. (See Technical Annex_RR3)
A breakdown of the estimated CO2 savings is below.
|Method||No of Equivalent Cars by CO2 Mass|
|Voltage Optimisation||81,585,100||Read Evidence Summary|
|Battery Arrays||101,000,000||Read Evidence Summary|
|Pump Energy Savings||25,000,000||Read Evidence Summary|
|Electric Cars||70,000,000||Read Evidence Summary|
|Process Improvement||353,000,000||Read Evidence Summary|
The Investment Policy to Prevent Global Warming can be considered as being freely available. There is no requirement to acknowledge any individual in AES, or the Corporation. Companies can decide their own return on investment criteria and tailor the feedback mechanism as appropriate.
The important thing is to ensure that Boards of companies are better informed so they can save water and energy, limit the damage to our environment and also get a Return on Investment.
Please feel free to share this policy with any interested person or business If enough businesses act, together we can slow down or help to prevent Global Warming.
We can only act on what we know. And once we know, we can work together to engineer a better world.
If enough businesses act, together we can slow down or help to prevent Global Warming.
We estimate that widespread adoption of more climate-friendly policies in industry globally, could have the equivalent impact of taking 630.5 million cars off the roads.
Just a few examples where we have the know-how to do things differently and help both the environment and the bottom line.
The case for a great return on investment, from water and energy savings is very clear. "Adopt an Investment Policy to Prevent Global Warming".
Why not consider our online training course, The course discusses how to verify the approach to net zero and the data required. ‘Net Zero’ training is open to all and free to attend and takes between 60 and 90 minutes.Click for more information