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20 June 2024

The Carbon Trust Accreditation: Empowering Businesses Towards a Greener Future

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At SmartestEnergy Business, sustainability isn't just a goal; it's a commitment to a better future. Our The Carbon Trust Accreditation underscores our dedication to environmental responsibility, offering unrivaled transparency of our renewable products. Learn more about The Carbon Trust and how this partnership benefits your business by promoting sustainability and responsible business practices. By aligning with The Carbon Trust, we demonstrate our ongoing commitment to reducing carbon emissions and fostering a greener planet.
Who is The Carbon Trust?

The Carbon Trust is a globally recognised organisation dedicated to helping businesses, governments, and institutions reduce their carbon emissions and operate more sustainably. Having over 20 years of experience as climate pioneers, The Carbon Trust is on a mission to help businesses reach a decarbonised future on their journey to net zero emissions; making them the ideal partner to work with when reporting our renewable electricity. 

Their accreditation process is rigorous, ensuring only those with genuine and substantial commitments to reducing carbon footprints are awarded.

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The Carbon Trust label verifies our ‘SmartFix Renewable’ electricity products

*100% of the electricity supplied is renewable, backed by certificates of renewable energy guarantees of origin. Emission factor compliant with the GHG Protocol Scope 2 guidance and to be used for the ‘market-based’ method.

What is The Carbon Trust Accreditation?

The Carbon Trust Accreditation is a mark of excellence, supporting organisations that are actively working to measure, manage, and reduce their carbon emissions. It is a globally recognised certification confirming that our green electricity products are 100% renewable; meaning you can trust that all of our renewable electricity has been generated entirely by clean energy sources (such as hydro, solar, or wind).

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How does this benefit your business?

The Carbon Trust provide ongoing monitoring of our processes to guarantee that our renewable energy is powered from certified clean sources throughout the entirety of your contract. When choosing our renewable products, you’ll also receive a renewable commitment certificate issued alongside your tree planting commitment certificate and net zero badge. These items can be used in your own business advertisements and marketing, showcasing your dedication to a decarbonised future.

Additionally, this means that your business can rest assured knowing that you can report zero carbon emissions emitted for purchased electricity in accordance with the GHG Protocol Scope 2 Guidance. Or in simple terms, it’s a big step on your journey to net zero.

Displaying your commitment to net zero, signals to stakeholders, investors, and customers that your business is serious about its environmental impact, enhancing your corporate image and attracting new business. The Carbon Trust accreditation sets your business apart by demonstrating a proactive approach to environmental responsibility, making your company a preferred choice for eco-conscious partners.

Find out more about our work with The Carbon Trust

By being certified by The Carbon Trust, our dedication to making a positive climate impact is highlighted. In turn, it showcases how important environmental responsibility is to us.

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