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One Pumpkin

About business:

One Pumpkin is a sustainability consultancy offering a range of services, all underpinned by straightforward and effective advice. They offer strategic development of sustainability programmes, including community engagement, stakeholder partnership development, auditing and communications.  They have over 13 years experience in sustainability and have worked with some of the best known brands on sustainability including Marks and Spencer's Plan A, and the Virgin Group's sustainability programmes. 

They have reduced their annual carbon dioxide emissions by around 4.9 tonnes CO₂e with an estimated cost saving of over £1,950.

Key targets achieved to date:

4.9 tonnes CO2e saved annually

Implemented a travel and homeworking policy

Good Practice Identified:

  • Changed procurement practices to keep IT equipment for longer before replacing it.
  • Turned their heating down.
  • Moved 1 user to Google mail.
  • Switched of one server.
  • Reduced the amount of cars, flights and public transport used for business purposes.
  • Fitted water saving devices in their toilets, resulting in an annual water saving of 4,400 litres.
  • Reduced their paper use by 20 kg a year.
  • Switched to recycled paper.

Testimonial / Case Study submission date: 

    1st August 2012 / 19th February 2013 

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