Low Carbon Europe and The Planet Mark™ Certification
As the first Associate Partner of The Planet Mark™, Low Carbon Europe is able to lead and support clients at every step of the way in achieving The Planet Mark™ certification for businesses, properties and new developments. In accordance with our Mindset 2050 service, our Associate Consultants can help your organisation to secure year-on-year reductions in carbon dioxide emissions, while simultaneously showcasing commitments to enhanced sustainable development and resource efficiency.
Working with Low Carbon Europe, in conjunction with The Planet Mark™ is a simple and effective way to make financial savings, tackle climate change and empower members of staff throughout your team.
“The Planet Mark™ simplifies sustainability and delivers quantifiable social, environmental and financial benefit for every business”.
Steve Malkin, founder, The Planet Mark™
What is The Planet Mark™?
The Planet Mark™ is an internationally-recognised and trusted sustainability certification programme recognising commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability. It is awarded to businesses, properties, new developments and projects that are committed to reducing their carbon emissions. Its unique 3-step programme develops knowledge and communication skills so as to embed sustainability within organisations.
Why choose The Planet Mark™?
Immediate accreditation – No need to wait 12 months or more to be certified. Because The Planet Mark™ is a commitment to reduce your carbon emissions over a 12-month period, you are certified from the word go.
Low resource – all you need to do is decide what emissions-releasing activities you want to measure, collect the data and we’ll do the rest.
Great value – while we get to work on the data, you’ll have access to a host of really useful stuff, including:
1. The Planet Mark™ online platform to measure and monitor energy, waste, water and travel.
2. The Planet Mark™ online sustainability toolkits, resources and templates to help embed business sustainability.
3. The Planet Mark™ logos, digital assets and communications materials.
4. The Planet Mark™ business networks, events and communication touchpoints to facilitate knowledge sharing and new business opportunities.
You’ll also receive:
1. The Planet Mark™ Certificate and Report, including a carbon footprint analysis.
2. Free tickets to Eden Project – a small proportion of every Planet Mark Certificate is invested in Eden Project to support education on climate change and help organisations improve their sustainability performance.
3. A pledge from us to protect an acre of rainforest through the award-winning charity Cool Earth.
Proven results – on average, Planet Mark-certified businesses make a 5% carbon saving per employee each year through reductions in energy, waste, water, travel and procurement.
Business Benefits of The Planet Mark™
The aim of the Planet Mark™ Certification Programme is to ensure every organisation grows economically by improving its environmental and social performance. Through rigorous carbon footprint measurement and reporting, The Planet Mark™ provides assurance that an organisation is addressing its corporate sustainability impact meaningfully. The programme builds employee and stakeholder engagement and creates positive environmental and social change. Uniquely, it develops knowledge and communication skills so as to embed sustainability within organisations.
Our programme offers the following business benefits:
Rigorous measurement – The Planet Mark™ Code of Practice provides technical rigour and integrity to our measuring.
Meaningful reduction of your operational carbon emissions – on average, Planet Mark-certified businesses make a 5% carbon saving per employee each year through reductions in energy, waste, water, travel and procurement.
Cost savings through resource efficiencies – Planet Mark-certified businesses can expect to make cost savings through savings on energy, waste, water, travel and procurement.
To find out how Low Carbon Europe can help your organisation to achieve certification with The Planet Mark™, please get in touch today.