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Carbon 101 Briefing: Low-Carbon Economy & Business

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on February 9th, 2010

Source: Climate Action Calendar


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Keeping track of current national and international developments towards a low-carbon economy can be challenging. Businesses that understand how the transition to a carbon-constrained economy will impact upon their business operations will not only save money, they will also be better placed to capitalise on new business opportunities.  The Carbon 101 information session was developed in response to the requirements of small and medium-sized businesses. The briefing will help you cut through the ‘carbon jargon’. Carbon 101 is an essential guide to measuring and managing your business’s carbon footprint, and identifying opportunities for making environmental and financial savings.

What will be covered:

* Navigating the labyrinth of terms, research, facts and figures.
* An outline of new government regulation and legislation.
* Identifying steps to start reducing carbon emissions immediately.
* An explanation of the effects of a low-carbon economy on small and medium-sized businesses.
* Energy-efficiency information specifically tailored to small and medium-sized enterprises.

2-hour sessions running on: 11/02, 22/03, 16/04, 3/05, 17/05

Venue: 486 Albert Street East Melbourne

Cost: $52.80/ $44 for VECCI Members

Contact: VECCI on 8662 5333, kschnekenburger@vecci.org.au or visit the website for more information.

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