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Golden Care UK Ltd

About business:

Golden Care UK run a care home and are focused on providing a very "Person Centred Care" service in a warm, secure, relaxed and homely environment.

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

"I will be looking at my lighting soon and perhaps converting to LEDs"

Arun Vedd, Managing Director, Golden Care UK Ltd
Harrow


From these actions they have reduced their annual carbon dioxide emissions by around 3.9 tonnes CO₂e with an estimated cost saving of over £190.

Key targets achieved to date:

3.9 tonnes CO2e saved annually

Good Practice Identified:

  • Switched equipment off when not in use.
  • Fitted water saving devices in their toilets, resulting in an annual water saving of 67,400 litres
  • Switched to recycled paper.
  • Increased their recycling by 11 tonnes a year.

Testimonial / Case Study submission date: 

    1st August 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