SAVING THE PLANET
Dedicated to tackling climate change and improving lives
We Are Positive Planet
Positive Planet is a ‘profit with purpose’, service focussed business. We deliver solutions that help our customers make more sustainable choices, about how they run their businesses and their lives. As employees we encourage each other to innovate, evangelise and grow. As a company we get actively involved in our communities to raise awareness of climate change and the importance of being sustainable.
Our science based solutions are powerful, and flexible and scale to meet the challenges of every business and organisation.
ON A MISSION
Everyone Taking Positive Action
Climate change is having a detrimental and irreversible effect on the planet and our way of life. Just because you might never achieve net zero emissions, taking zero action is not acceptable. We believe in pragmatic sustainability, where everyone takes some positive action, no matter how small, to reduce or reverse the effects of carbon emissions. We help to achieve this by making it easy for businesses and organisations to take pragmatic steps to improving their sustainability.
We're People People
INCLUSIVE, EQUAL, UNBIASED & FAIR
Our Diversity Makes Us Stronger
Race & Gender Equality
Never has there been a greater need for collective power. We are committed to giving equal chances to everyone regardless of gender or race. As the business grows we will strive to maintain a fair and representative balance of males and females and individuals from ethnic minorities as partners in the business.
Everyone should feel comfortable in the workplace, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. We are committed to creating and maintaining an open and supportive working environment. This includes equal opportunity for advancement and development within the firm regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and the equal provision of benefits to same and opposite sex partners or spouses.
We operate the business as a cooperative partnership with all qualifying employees being awarded shareholding in the business. We do this because we believe that it makes us a better business, and because we feel that everyone should share in the rewards of the efforts.
A CERTIFIED GOOD BUSINESS
Where We Work Is Part Of How We Work
We believe in leading by example. We have minimised our own carbon emissions and we only partner with companies, who are committed to sustainable actions. We participate by committing to Climate Neutral Now and SME Climate Hub pledges. As a business committed to responsible capitalism, we are also proud to be a certified member of the Good Business Charter.
CARBON OFFSETTING PARTNERS
Our pioneering Sustainable Schools programme provides free access to a range of programmes to help schools become more sustainable:
- Carbon footprint measurement
- Sustainable educational programmes with our partner Earth Cubs
- Passive income from parent referral programmes
- Reduce your schools costs and carbon footprint by switching to green energy
Climate Action Deadline
There is still time to avert climate disaster, but only if we take bold, immediate action The Climate Emergency is here. The next 7 years is our only opportunity to make changes to avoid raising global temperature above 1.5ºC, a point of no return that science tells us will make the worst climate impacts likely inevitable. You can make a difference today by offsetting your carbon footprint, planting trees and reducing your carbon footprint. The DEADLINE on the clock alerts us to the critical time window we have left to take the action to combat climate change.
You can hardly turn on the TV without hearing the term net zero, or more accurately,net zero carbon, but what exactly does it mean? Simply put, net zero carbon refers to the balance between the amount of greenhouse gas produced and the amount removed from the atmosphere. We reach net zero carbon when the amount we add is no more than the amount taken away. But how do we achieve this and why does it matter?