The climate crisis is escalating, but your business can all make a difference.
Leading climate scientists are clear – lifestyle changes can make a big difference and 'everyone is going to have to be involved’ if we are to secure a safe environment for future generations.
SME’s can influence 63% of carbon emissions, so however small your business is, it can still make a difference.
We know deciphering the terminology around decarbonisation can be tricky - Nottingham Trent University has produced this online code to help smaller businesses.
Calculate Your Carbon Footprint
Decarbonisation requires investment but often comes with a great return. Find out more about the funding available to support your decarbonisation journey.
Swale has some brilliant businesses taking steps to improve their carbon footprint. Find out more about how they got on.
We are always looking for opportunities to connect members of the community to help achieve brilliant projects. Get involved.
Swale Car Club
Hiyacar offers ‘Business Accounts,’ to make employee travel efficient and affordable.
So, whether you're a small business owner making frequent deliveries or regularly transporting equipment, or a larger business with a number of employees needing affordable and easy access to vehicles to get to external meetings - Hiyacar is here to make things easier!
A Hiyacar Business Account allows yourself and your employees hassle-free access to a wide range and variety of local cars, and cars across the country. Centralised billing, and the use of our industry-leading QuickStart contactless car-access technology and bespoke car sharing insurance are among the many perks of having a Hiyacar Business Account.
Other benefits include:
- Up to 50% off hires between midday Monday and midday Friday.
- Employees can organise their own business travel.
- You’ll have access to local cars, with breakdown cover and business insurance.
To find out more about this new offering, see the Business Accounts page.
Or, if you're a developer, there's more information about including car clubs in your plans here.
- Read our Electric Vehicle Strategy 2022-2030
- Apply for the work-place charging scheme
- Borrow an electric van from KCC
- EV Charge Points for Parish & Town Councils and Village Halls
Trainline have developed a corporate rail travel platform that provides businesses with tools and information to encourage staff to use public transport. Not only does this help reduce carbon emissions, but it also eases congestion and fosters a sense of community among commuters. To find out more, see the Trainline Business page.