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

"As an independent trader I was so happy how this empowered me to be professional and seem like a larger organisation yet with none of the overheads that they have.
Just having access to more information on this matter, actually having received training and knowledge on this matter was the most important aspect of this for us. Also actually informing and educating us that all this facilities exist and you as an individual being able to do this yourself without having to pay for all of these services additionally."

Theo Hausler, Co-owner, JCRT Ltd

From these actions they have reduced their annual carbon dioxide emissions by around 4.4 tonnes CO₂e with an estimated cost saving of over £192.

Key targets achieved to date:

4.4 tonnes CO2e saved annually

Implemented a travel and homeworking policy

Good Practice Identified:

  • Reduced the amount of public transport used for business purposes.
  • Replaced lights with more efficient alternatives.
  • Switched to recycled paper.
  • Increased their recycling by 14 tonnes a year.

Testimonial / Case Study submission date: 

   25th 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