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Carbon Literacy Training For Family Businesses

Join almost 75,000 people worldwide in gaining this certification to help drive your Net Zero and ESG ambitions and ensure your company’s future and long-term success. This is a bespoke course for family business owners, board members and senior decision makers.

Carbon Literacy is the knowledge and capacity required to create a positive shift in how mankind lives, works and behaves in response to climate change. A Carbon Literate citizen understands how climate change will affect them and the people around them, both geographically and sectorally. They have acquired the knowledge and skills to develop their own responses to lowering their carbon footprint, and the carbon footprint of others, whilst having the confidence to share their Carbon Literacy (Carbon Literacy Project, 2023).

Carbon Literacy is a desirable asset for any family business, resonating strongly with how they operate. When achieved by owners, board members and senior decision makers becoming

Carbon Literate supports the alignment of policy and action across all business areas, ensuring:

  • More effective recruitment and retention of both staff and clients

  • Stronger brand reputation

  • More robust business continuity

The Carbon Literacy course covers:

  • The science behind climate change

  • Social equity & climate change

  • What you can do to act on climate change

  • Strategies and skills for communicating action on climate change

Following the successful completion of your day-long course through completing the evidence form, you are awarded your unique Carbon Literacy Certificate and can use the official ‘Certified Carbon Literate’ logo. This will also help your company work towards becoming a Carbon Literate organisation, optimising the aforementioned benefits.

Kindly note that course cost includes the £20 Carbon Literacy Project certification processing fee.

These courses will be run by Nottingham-based, multi-award-winning Spenbeck which has over 40 years’ experience in helping companies and organisations prosper through its client support and expertise in decarbonising heritage commercial buildings. Working across both private and public sectors, Becky is a sought-after sustainability keynote speaker, expert panellist, podcast contributor and feature article writer. Her expertise lies in supporting those with reduced capacities to deliver achievable marginal gains through her ethos of ‘progress not perfection.' She is also a fully accredited Carbon Literacy Trust teacher.

These workshops are online and last for 2 hours and there will be time at the end of the workshop for Q&A. They will be run with delegates from different organisations but if you would rather a bespoke course was run for your business, with a session on your current journey and update to aid employee engagement please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to discuss putting on a bespoke programme for you.

This is a day-long online course and will be run throughout the year:

We will confirm dates in due course but if you would rather a bespoke course was run for your organisation please do contact us and we will be happy to discuss this option with you.


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