Green for Micro
This programme is run through the Local Enterprise Offices and is for enterprises of up to 10 staff. The aim is to help you examine and identify cost savings and market opportunities within your business. This is achieved by looking at your business from an environmental perspective. Improving environmental performance through greater resource efficiency, can help your business achieve competitive advantage The funding provides for 2 days consultancy up to €1,800. This could help towards the cost of achieving EcoMerit Environmental Certification.
Find out more about the Green for Micro Scheme here and on the short video here.
This programme is run through Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland. The aim is to improve environmental performance through greater resource efficiency, helping companies achieve competitive advantage and greater market share through enhanced credentials and cost savings. Projects may vary in scope from guidance with Environmental (/resource) management system to guidance with developing an Environmental Sustainable Strategy to Life Cycle or Circular Economy thinking. Companies can apply for grant support towards the cost of hiring a Green consultant/trainer to undertake a short in-company assignment.
Under this scheme, qualifying companies are eligible to receive support for a maximum of 7 consultancy days to a limit of €5,000. Total project cost us €6,300. For most companies, this covers the cost of gaining EcoMerit Environmental Certification. More information here
This programme is run through Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland. Under this scheme, medium-scale training projects may be facilitated/supported by an external environmental expert. The aim is to develop a high level of environmental management capabilities, drive environmental efficiencies and achieve improved sustainability by establishing and embedding continuous improvement systems and behaviours.
Projects up to €100k, with 50% funding available. More information here.
For further information on any of these schemes, please contact EcoMerit.