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Breathe

About business:

Breathe provides advocacy regarding disabilities

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

"Generally using Google Apps more and more."

Beverley Grey, Facilitator, Breathe
www.breathe.co.uk, Barking and Dagenham


From their actions they have reduced their annual carbon dioxide emissions by around 1.4 tonnes CO₂e with an estimated cost saving of over £179.

Key targets achieved to date:

1.4 tonnes CO2e saved annually

Good Practice Identified:

  • Switched equipment off when not in use.
  • Moved 1 users over to Google mail
  • Changed procurement practices to keep IT equipment for longer before replacing it.
  • Reduced their paper use by 10 kg a year
  • Switched to recycled paper.
  • Increased their recycling by 940 kg a year.

Testimonial / Case Study submission date: 

    5th September 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