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With 20 years’ experience and a global network of project partners, we work with our clients to deliver high quality solutions that ensure immediate, positive impact on the world’s natural capital.

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We work with more than 300 clients in 33 countries to ensure their environmental programmes deliver value for their business.

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How can climate action deliver value to my business?

We work with more than 300 clients in 33 countries to ensure their environmental programmes deliver results for their business. We will work with you to understand your specific goals and deliver a market-leading, high quality programme that combines business success with positive impact on the environment and society.

Natural Capital Partners has created a global renewable energy solution, combined with carbon offsets, enabling us to build business and environmental sustainability through an integrated, efficient approach to reducing our impact across our global locations.

Drew Schechtman, BNY Mellon

Meeting business objectives through climate action

We work with our clients to understand how to build and communicate their climate action programmes so that they are not seen in isolation, but align with their core purpose, areas of expertise and business priorities.

Microsoft’s carbon fee supports global low carbon sustainable development

Since Microsoft launched its carbon fee and achieved carbon neutrality in 2012, we have partnered with the company to evolve its carbon offset programme, ensuring it aligns with multiple business priorities through a portfolio of more than 49 projects in 22 countries. From selecting key customer and data centre locations, to delivering sustainable energy for underserved populations, to supporting citizenship goals and using technology to enhance project success, the Microsoft carbon offset portfolio delivers deeper business value, in addition to meeting its carbon neutral target.

In addition to a customised project sourcing process, we work with Microsoft to prepare internal briefings and presentations on the portfolio, identify communications opportunities and draft blogs and press releases, and share knowledge and background on the latest policy and industry developments that may impact Microsoft’s carbon neutral strategy.

Watch the video to learn more about Microsoft's carbon fee.

Read Microsoft's latest carbon fee white paper which explores how the programme is now evolving to "beyond carbon neutral".

Learn about Microsoft’s Senior Director of Sustainability, TJ DiCaprio's, project visit experience. 

Find out more about how we work with clients to deliver high quality climate action programmes that support broader business objectives

Build reputation for climate and renewable energy leadership

Through high quality programmes which deliver action and impact, align with the Sustainable Development Goals and engage customers and staff, we ensure our work meets our clients’ business goals, while protecting and enhancing their reputations.

Sky builds reputation as a responsible business with a commitment to carbon neutrality

10 years ago Sky understood the value of building its reputation as a responsible business by demonstrating a commitment to environmental action. In 2006, it became the world’s first CarbonNeutral® media company, and has continued this commitment ever since. Carbon neutrality plays an important role within Sky’s holistic approach to corporate responsibility, enabling the business to raise awareness of climate issues, drive positive change, and inspire action amongst staff, customers and suppliers.

Watch the video to learn how Sky has used carbon offsetting to achieve climate leadership. 

Follow this link to find out how Sky has integrated renewable energy instruments into its carbon neutral strategy.

Learn more about how our clients are building reputation through climate action

Build competitive advantage

Setting and meeting emission reduction targets and renewable energy goals offers a key point of difference when it comes to retaining clients and winning new business. We support our clients to build authentic, compelling climate action programmes that demonstrate their commitment to reducing environmental impact, meeting growing customer demand for action and offering a unique angle for sales engagement.

CHEP offers customers a CarbonNeutral® pallet service

CHEP has over 50 years’ experience in reducing, reusing and recycling resources, making its business model inherently sustainable. With increasing customer focus on reducing the environmental footprint of their products, CHEP responded with a CarbonNeutral® pallet service. This enables CHEP’s customers to reduce the residual emissions associated with their pallet movements to net zero, delivering an immediate and cost-effective way for customers to compensate entirely for the carbon footprint of the pallets used across their supply chain.

Listen to this webinar to hear more about the programme. 

Grundon offers customers a CarbonNeutral® waste management service

Grundon is committed to meeting its customers’ needs while minimising the environmental impact of its operations and services. Since 2014, Grundon has supported the Uganda Community Reforestation project as part of its commitment to deliver a zero emissions waste management service through its CarbonNeutral® fleet programme.

Following a project visit, Grundon has shared its experiences and carbon neutral certification through website content, sales presentations, newsletters, and rich media creation to retain and attract new business.

Now in its fourth year of carbon neutrality, Grundon has broadened the sustainable development benefits it delivers in Uganda, adding the Uganda Improved Cookstoves project to its portfolio.

Read this announcement of Grundon’s continued commitment to carbon neutrality. 

Read on for more examples from clients on using climate action as a point of difference

Engage stakeholders with compelling communications

Building stakeholder understanding and engaging audiences’ interests are key to maximising the value from any climate action programme. We support our clients to deliver a clear, credible and engaging story to their stakeholders about their actions, the projects they are supporting, and how it is aligned with the goals of their business. From advice on messaging, to visits to projects, from press releases to newsletter content and blogs, we work with businesses to develop ongoing communications that will keep stakeholders interested and enthused.

Our tops three tips for an effective communications strategy:

  1. Don't approach your climate action communications in isolation, try to integrate into other corporate communications
  2. Deliver a steady flow of communications over time to build an ongoing narrative
  3. Keep your message clear and simple so that everyone can understand

Watch the video to hear from our Chief Marketing Officer, Rebecca Fay, on the opportunity and value of engaging stakeholders in your climate action programme, and how Natural Capital Partners supports can support you develop clear and compelling communications.

Zappos engages staff on the impacts of corporate travel with carbon offsetting scheme

For online retailer Zappos, face-to-face meetings, conferences and retail trade shows are essential, but the business wanted employees to understand and take responsibility for the carbon footprint associated with corporate travel. Working with members of the Travel, Sustainability and Brand Aura departments, we have partnered with the company to develop a portfolio of three forestry projects that will enable Zappos to offset the carbon footprint of more than 6.8 million miles of company air travel, while supporting essential forest conservation projects in Mississippi, Chile and Brazil.

“I couldn’t be more excited to see employees from different departments coming together to work on this, getting excited about it, getting passionate about it, and wanting to help.”

Brad Tomm, Head of Sustainability

Watch Zappos' short video documentary which captures the importance and excitement around the project. 

Find out more about how our clients use their climate action programmes to engage stakeholders

Build supply chain resilience

Businesses are looking for solutions to reduce supply chain risks, build resilient communities, and respond to stakeholder interests. We support our clients to develop climate action programmes that deliver measured and verified results in key business locations through building low carbon infrastructure, protecting biodiversity and supporting sustainable development.

Through its CarbonNeutral® sourcing commitment, Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate is financing long term, positive impact to its tea sourcing communities in Africa; building their capacity to deal with the increasing threat of climate change, and ensure their farms and livelihoods are sustainable for the long term.

We have worked with Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate to customise an existing community reforestation project in Kenya, extending the project activity into tea farms that surround the company’s four strategic tea factories. The project encourages smallholder tea farmers to voluntarily plant trees on their land, and provides training on conservation farming and agroforestry techniques. Planted trees will improve local biodiversity and through ‘small groups’ of neighbouring farmers they share best practice on approaches to improve food security, and build new sources of income.

Learn more about our work with Taylors of Harrogate and how the company is "earning the badge" in sustainability.

Learn more about how our clients are aligning climate action to build resilience in their supply chains