The latest report from the IPCC is “damning,” according to UN Secretary General “we are on a fast track to climate disaster.” What are three ways in which Ireland can take action to slam on the brakes, or even alter course? 1. Change how we use energy: Improve Efficiency The most sustainable unit of energy […]
EcoMerit engages Government on scaling up Climate Action support for SME sector to save over 1 million tonnes of GHG emissions.
EcoMerit is full steam ahead as we ramp up our efforts to engage with government and business groups on scaling up the support for Climate Action in the SME sector, with particular reference to CARE. CARE is a proposal to engage 10,000 SMEs to reduce Ireland’s Annual GHG emissions by 1 million tonnes per annum […]
Wexford Business Park 100 Fire & Security takes a lead on Climate Action, becoming the latest certified member of the EcoMerit Community
EcoMerit is proud to welcome Park 100 Fire & Security as the latest Irish Business to become a certified member of the EcoMerit Community. Last week Wexford County Councillor Leonard Kelly and EcoMerit Managing Director Phil Walker visited Park 100 HQ to present the EcoMerit Certificate. Leonard Kelly chairs the EcoMerit Oversight Board, providing quality […]
EcoMerit holds 2021 AGM and Annual Forum.
Last week we held the EcoMerit AGM and Annual Forum. It was great to hear from some members about their sustainability journey and catch up on achievements of the community so far. There was some great discussion on recent developments in sustainability in business, and we are looking forward to the year ahead. Highlights from […]
EcoMerit Review of Ireland’s 2021 Climate Action Plan
Summary With the recent publication of Ireland’s 2021 Climate Action Plan we have taken a look at what’s inside to give you this EcoMerit Review of the plan. The Positives: The 2021 Climate Action Plan is a considerable improvement on anything which has come before, including the 2019 Climate Acton Plan. Overall the targets are […]
Climate News Catch Up: COP26, Climate Action Plan, SBTi Net Zero Standard launch- the key bits from last week you need to know.
Last week was a big week for climate news, with COP26, Ireland’s Climate Action Plan and the launch of the Science Based Targets Initiative’s Net Zero Standard. With so much going on it can be hard to actually keep track of the details. Here’s our summary of the some of the main points from last […]
Beacon Hospital Joins EcoMerit Community
EcoMerit is proud to welcome a new member to the EcoMerit community– Beacon Hospital (Sandyford). Over the last few months EcoMerit has been working with the Beacon Hospital to devise a tailored environmental improvement plan, laying out a roadmap for developing the Beacon’s environmental sustainability journey over the next 5 years (and beyond)! Data was […]
Your Go-To Guide for Communicating Business Sustainability Actions
Why it’s important, and how to get started. Have you ever gotten stuck comparing products, wondering which business or brand has the best environmental practices, genuinely cares for the environment, and takes sustainability seriously? If the answer is YES, you’re not the only one.. by a long shot! An eyebrow-raising 69% of consumers struggle to identify […]