The Countryside Council for Wales has reduced its carbon emissions by a massive 40% since 2008 – smashing the target it had set for itself of reducing emissions by 24% by March 2012.
Roger Thomas, CCW Chief Executive said: “CCW strives to be a national leader in measuring and tackling public sector greenhouse gas emissions – so I’m delighted with these figures. Reducing CCW’s carbon footprint has required investment - but financial savings are now being made by consuming less energy and travelling less.
“If we can show that our carbon footprint can be reduced whilst maintaining the quality of our work, we hope that other businesses will consider the options for them. The rewards are twofold – knowing that your operations are greener and making saving on your organisation’s running costs,” added Mr Thomas.
CCW’s carbon savings have been achieved by: