Your sustainability transition to Net Zero
Transitioning to Net Zero
The journey toNet Zero is a long one. Stretching years or decades into the future, the transition of our economy to a sustainable footing will be the most momentous change in business and industry of our generation.
Achieving Net Zero offers opportunities for investment, innovation, job creation and earnings. Two-thirds of SMEs view the move to a green economy, not just as a challenge to be met, but as a positive opportunity for growth.
From Now to Net Zero: a Practical Guide for SMEs
To deepen our understanding of how we can best support you on your journey to Net Zero, we've surveyed more than 1,000 SME businesses, undertaken in-depth interviews and focus groups with expert commentary, and held follow-up conversations with our customers about where they are on their journey, and what Net Zero means for them.
Green Buildings Tool
Our green buildings tool enables you to identify, evaluate and understand your property to make it more sustainable and energy efficient.
- Analyse energy saving initiatives that affect the energy performance certificate (EPC) rating which would reduce CO2 emissions
- Reveals initiatives/properties that offer the best return on investment with regards to CO2 reduction
Estimate your carbon footprint (£3m-£25m turnover)
You can estimate your carbon emissions using our personalised carbon insights tool. It’s based on your Lloyds Bank business current account and credit/charge card transactions, and can offer guidance for the next stage of your sustainability journey. You can also see how your estimated emissions compare to similar businesses.
Financing for use on specific green purposes
You can access discounted lending for green purposes through our Clean Growth Financing Initiative. Funding from Lloyds Bank can support a broad range of investments in sustainable business - from small improvements in environmental impact, right through to large scale renewable energy infrastructure.
Setting a strategy: the 1.5C business playbook
Focusing on simplicity and speed, the 1.5C business playbook helps organisations set a 1.5C aligned strategy and move to action.
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