Clear About Carbon
Supporting Cornwall's Transition to a Low Carbon Economy

Low-carbon business resources

Using our experience from delivering low-carbon training to businesses and public sector employees in Cornwall the Clear About Carbon team has created a bank of useful resources to help you get to grips with the issues – and to turn them into opportunities in your workplace.

  • Carbon footprint tool

    Graphic of suitcase and carbon measurements

    Use our online tool to see how everyday choices, from the emails you send to the transport you take, affect your carbon footprint – and find out how you can make a difference.

    Explore your footprint
  • Carbon literacy e-learning

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    A free carbon literacy e-learning resource to help public sector employees understand climate change, greenhouse gases and carbon footpinting. It's been put together by the Defra-led National Sustainable Public Procurement Programme in collaboration with the Clear About Carbon team and the Department of Health and the NHS.

    Access the e-learning resource
  • Carbon calculator

    Hands drawing a business's environmental impact on paper

    Measure, manage and minimise the impact of your business activities on the environment, using this carbon calculator that we’ve developed specially for companies. It measures the carbon impacts associated with electricity, heating, travel (cars, flights, etc) and waste

    Use the calculator
  • Business leaders group

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    This dynamic group of like-minded individuals comes from a diverse range of Cornish and aims to help companies overcome the threat posed by rising energy costs, diminishing natural resources and increasing regulation.

    More about the group
  • Inspirational stories

    St Austell Brewery staff holding pints of beer

    Read how Cornish businesses have saved money and cut carbon by making simple changes to their operations.

    Read Cornish case studies
  • Carbon business training

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    Sign up for one of the courses on offer to local professionals, as part of the Clear About Carbon programme. Training ranges from carbon management to leadership development to supply chain mapping.

    See our training offer
  • Carbon jargon buster

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    Do you know your carbon offsets from your carbon footprint? Cut through the jargon with our beginner's guide to the words and phrases that every leading business needs to know.

    Use our online jargon buster
  • Clear About Carbon Videos

    Fernando Correia

    Find out more about the Clear About Carbon programme from the team; hear from Eden's Tim Smit what the low-carbon economy holds for Cornwall; and see what happened at our most recent business event – all in our videos.

    Browse our videos
  • Useful websites

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    Clear About Carbon's guide to the most useful websites for businesses and public sectors employees to get advice, grants and inspiration on everything from carbon footprinting to waste audits to renewable energy to sustainable procurement.

    Browse our list of useful websites


Carbon footprint tool

Graphic showing suitcase and 'carbon bargain' stamp

See how everyday choices affect your carbon footprint – and find out how you can make a difference.

Explore the carbon tool

Why carbon matters

Tim Smit, CEO of the Eden Project

Eden’s Tim Smit and the Clear About Carbon team explain why it can no longer be business as usual.

Watch the video

Businesses should prepare for a second industrial revolution… carbon will become part of the daily currency of business.

Dr Gary Felgate, The Carbon Trust

Contact us

Clear About Carbon
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PL24 2SG
+44 (0) 1726 818811
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  2. Get involved

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  3. Tools and resources

    1. Carbon footprint tool
    2. Carbon jargon buster
    3. Useful websites
    4. Case studies
    5. Videos