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Money Wise

About business:

Money Wise's mission is to promote the concept of creating a passive income through trading financial markets.

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

"Google Apps has made it much easier to share business documents with people that I hire on a short term project basis. The single instance documents has made access simple and as a result I am more empowered regarding my IT management."

Arinola Araba, Director, Money Wise, Barking and Dagenham

From their actions they have reduced their annual carbon dioxide emissions by around 3.3 tonnes CO₂e with an estimated cost saving of over £485.

Key targets achieved to date:

3.3 tonnes CO2e saved annually

Implemented a travel and homeworking policy

Good Practice Identified:

  • Switched equipment off when not in use.
  • Moved 3 users over to Google mail.
  • Reduced the amount of car mileage carried out for business purposes.
  • Reduced the amount of public transport used for business purposes.
  • Turned their heating down.
  • Fitted water saving devices in their toilets, resulting in an annual water saving of 1,500 litres.
  • Reduce the number of unnecessary lights left on.
  • Reduced their paper use by 10 kg a year.
  • Switched to recycled paper.
  • Increased their recycling by 3 tonnes a year.

Testimonial / Case Study submission date: 

    29th 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