Net Zero Hub

Net Zero Hub

Be part of a more sustainable future

Does your business have a plan for reaching net zero? Now is the time to make one.

Our region’s economy has a special relationship with its environment – we are truly a Blue Green Economy that can thrive when business works sustainably with our seas and green spaces. 

In 2019, the UK pledged to reach net zero emissions by 2050. This section of our website will help your business contribute to this target and take action on climate. You can find resources, insights, information, tools and support.

NET ZERO LIVE

Net Zero Live!

Net Zero Live was a four-hour live broadcast from Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce and Fresh Air Studios in Plymouth, in partnership by YGS Landscapes Ltd.

Broadcast live from Fresh Air Studios on Tuesday, November 2, #NetZeroLive ran simultaneously alongside the ground-breaking #COP26 conference in Glasgow, divided into four categories: Transport, Earth & Energy, Marine and Business Support.

Watch our Net Zero Live highlights by clicking the play icon.

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NET ZERO RESOURCES

NET ZERO OCTOBER

Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce hosted Net Zero October – a month of events dedicated to business and the climate crisis agenda.

This series of events showcased how businesses in the region are changing to meet Net Zero carbon targets, explored what our ambitions were in tackling the climate crisis and helped businesses discover how to make the crucial green changes to your organisation.

Local support and links

Low Carbon Devon

A three-year £2.6 million programme supporting Devon-based organisations to access research, business support, and engage with the University of Plymouth around the low-carbon agenda.

Plymouth Energy Community

Free lighting surveys to businesses, support with solar installation, and energy efficiency advisors.

Devon Climate Emergency

Resources and funding information, advice and insights

OUR GREEN PARTNER

We’re proud to have YGS Landscapes as our Green Partner.

As part of the firm’s sponsorship, YGS are offering all new and renewing Devon & Plymouth Chamber members a ‘Green – Check Up’. To sign up, email info@ygslandscapes.co.uk and quote ‘Chamber Membership’.

Tools and resources

Net Zero - Frequently Asked Questions

Net zero can be a challenging subject. Here, the British Chambers of Commerce team answers some of the most common-asked questions.

Green Savings Calculator

This Green Savings Calculator from O2 will help you to identify ways to save money and reduce carbon emissions from flexible working.

Get on the Journey to Net Zero

In 2019, the UK made a legally binding pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Read O2’s guide to find out how we can get there.

Watch: Net Zero Events and Webinars

A selection of practical events and webinars from the British Chambers of Commerce to help your business reach its sustainability goals.

Your Essential Zero Carbon Business Tool

A practical, interactive resource which offers practical help to enable you to cut your carbon to benefit your business and the environment.

UK Government Support

More details about the resources available for reaching our net zero target, as recommended by the Climate Change Committee.

News, guides, features

Seven simple steps for businesses to achieve Net Zero

Supporting South West businesses on their journey to Net Zero

How your organisation can become nature-positive

Businesses and governments must unite to hit net zero target

Net Zero Live – starting the journey to carbon net zero

Net Zero and Covid-19 reopening survey

BCC responds to Net Zero announcements

What is COP26 and what does it aim to achieve?

Answering the call for climate change action

Why achieving ‘net zero’ is so important

Net zero and SMEs – how your business can act now

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