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ABi Associates is provides business support, training and incubator space for new start ups.

What successes has Global Action Plan's ERDF project helped your business achieve:

"GAP support has increased my understanding of the green issues around IT structures and more importantly taught me a lot about Google Apps."

Vijay Amin, Director, ABi Associates

From these actions they have reduced their annual carbon dioxide emissions by around 1.4 tonnes CO₂e and estimated cost savings of £170.

Key targets achieved to date:

1.4 tonnes CO2e saved annually

Implemented a travel and homeworking policy

Good Practice Identified:

  • Switched equipment off when not in use.
  • Turned their heating down
  • Fitted water saving devices in their toilets, resulting in an annual water saving of 2,900 litres
  • Reduced their paper use by 10 kg a year
  • Switched to recycled paper.
  • Increased their recycling by 1 tonnes a year.
  • Started working towards ISO14001 certification

Testimonial / Case Study submission date: 

    16th July 2012

Project name and objectives:
The ERDF funded project - Environmental Savings through ICT (Green ICT) is a Global Action Plan - UK initiative to assist 122 SMEs in London increase their economic performance and reduce a total of 100 tonnes of CO2. The project is part financed by the GLA's ERDF Programme 2007-13. The aim of the project is to help small and medium sized businesses to implement IT solutions to help them manage and reduce their environmental impact while optimising business growth.

Project contact details:

Senior Programme Manager: Conrad Healy
Tel: 020 7420 4444