Other Resources

Upcoming Events, Courses, Webinars and Workshops can be found here

Useful links to other supports, training and information

Energy                 

SEAI Business Grants and Supports

SEAI Energy Academy

SEAI Large Industry Energy Network

 

Water

Irish Water - Water Conservation for Business - including Water Stewardship training programme

Irish Water - New Business Charges - including Business Tariff Calculator

Irish Water - Trade Effluent - including ‘apply for a licence’

EPA Community of Practice for Large Water Users 

 

Waste / Circular Economy

The National Platform for Circular Manufacturing - Circuléire

EPA National Waste Prevention Programme - Preventing Waste driving the Circular Economy

EPA Green Enterprise funding: Innovation for a Circular Economy

EPA Food Waste Charter

Waste Action Plan for a Circular Economy – under development, Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment (DCCAE)

Southern Waste Region , Eastern Midlands Waste Region , Connaught-Ulster Waste Region Regional Waste Authorities

WEE Ireland

Community Resource Network Ireland - Business Reuse Toolkits

REPAK Plastic Pledge

Ellen MacArthur Foundation - working to accelerate the transition to a circular economy

The Rediscovery Centre - National Centre for the Circular Economy

 

Climate Action & Sustainability

Flooding; Plan, Protect & Prepare – OPW; including Business Sector Winter Ready Guide & Flood info - flood maps that provide a detailed picture of flood risk for a range of flood event scenarios including climate change and information about past flood events

Business Continuity Planning in Severe Weather Checklist - Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI)

Geological Survey Ireland National Landslides Database

Climate Action, Environment & Energy  - DCAAE including the Climate Action Plan

EPA - Climate Action including EPA Climate Lecture Series

European Green Deal  

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals  

 

Construction sector

Irish Green Building Council Learning Hub - IGBC

IGBC Environmental Product Declaration Platform  

 

Food Sector

Origin Green  - Bord Bia

Green Seafood Business Programme  - Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Climate Change, Bioenergy & Biodiversity -  Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM)

Agri-Food Business  - Teagasc

EPA Food Waste Charter 

Free Carbon/Environmental Footprint Calculators and Tools

Carbon Footprint Ltd - Individual & Business Carbon Footprint

Carbon Trust - Business Carbon Footprint

Ecochain - Product Environmental Footprint - free trial

World Wildlife - Individual Environmental Footprint

Green Business Tree - Resource Efficiency Questionnaire - EPA

Greening Resources for Business  - EPA

 

Recent Guidelines/Standards

Climate Action; ISO 14090:2019 Adaptation to climate change — Principles, requirements and guidelines - Available to purchase on ISO/NSAI websites (2019)

Sustainable Logistics; Smartfreight Centre Procurement Guidelines (2019)

Packaging; REPAK Packaging Design Guide  (2020)

 

Investors / Stakeholder disclosure platforms

CDP - Climate Disclosure Project

UNPRI - United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment

Climate Action 100+ - Global Investors Initiative

GRI Sustainability Reporting - Global Reporting Initiative

Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures - TFCD

RE100  - Companies committed to 100% renewable power

 

Irish Associations/Organisations/Platforms

Lean & Green Skillnet  training includes Water Stewardship, Sustainability, Energy and Water Awareness

Irish Manufacturing Research projects including Sustainable Manufacturing, Digitalisation, Automation and Advanced Control

Business in the Community Ireland

Business Spirit Platform

Enviro Solutions weekly news

Green Hospitality

National Biodiversity Centre - Actions for Business

Irish Wind Energy Association

Irish Solar Energy Association

Irish Bioenergy Association

Association of Energy Engineers

Irish Centre for Diversity

EU, UN & International Agencies/Organisations

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Science Based Targets

European Environment Agency

International Energy Agency