We have just sent off a letter to Minister Eamon Ryan addressing the worrying policy emerging from the DECC regarding changes to the SEAI communities grant scheme. The DECC now requires all SEAI ‘Communities’ grant applications to include a significant number of domestic dwellings. The result of this policy is that many enterprises both within […]
On the 23rd March 2021 the Irish Government approved the final text of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill. This proactive and ambitious piece of legislation will “provide for the approval of plans by the Government in relation to climate change for the purpose of pursuing the transition to a climate resilient, […]
Happy Earth Day! For the past 50 years Earth Day has been celebrated as a special day when the wellbeing of our Earth is put on centre stage. Brilliant people from across our global community come together to share ideas on how to build a better world and remind us all of the vital importance […]
We are delighted to be working with the Green for Micro programme as one of their expert consultants, providing mentoring to small enterprises on how to improve the efficiency and sustainability of their businesses from both a financial and environmental standpoint. We had a great introductory discussion in Kildare with 10 businesses on Wed 14 […]
EcoMerit recently made a submission to the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications in relation to a public consultation on support for MicroGeneration. Further information here.
As momentum builds for meaningful action on our climate and biodiversity emergency, it is increasingly important for businesses to play their part and be seen to do so, by their customers and clients. EcoMerit Environmental Certification provides such assurance, whilst also helping businesses improve their environmental and business performance and manage their business risks. Further […]
January 2021 – Mindful of the need to support members through the challenges of COVID-19 whilst maintaining the value of EcoMerit Certification, we have introduced a new classification ‘Renewal Pending’ and related arrangements, full details can be found by following this link.
Good to see David Attenborough presenting the case for hope and action, we can build a much better, sustainable, world for ourselves and the rest of the natural world.