Trade associations will have considerable emissions associated with day-to-day business operations. Building and office emissions, emissions associated with travel, and waste and resource efficiency are all actionable sources of carbon that can begin to be reduced with Planet Mark.
Trade associations also have the capacity to influence the emissions of its member organisations and individuals. By leading from the front, associations can demonstrate best practice and inform their communities on how to best take action on climate.
The Royal Warrant Holders Association (RWHA) has been Planet Mark certified for five years. The association reports on emissions from its head office operations and has helped engage several Royal Warrant Holders with key issues on sustainability. Through Planet Mark certification, RWHA have contributed to seven United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).
Planet Mark certification offers a number of benefits to trade organisations. The certification demonstrates a scientific and purpose-led approach to carbon reduction, combined with the power of a respected brand to help communicate an association’s action on climate change. Planet Mark also equips trade associations with the tools to help elevate its members’ efforts on sustainability.