Carbon Literacy for Business – Teams

Tue 2 Jul 2024 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM BST
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Join Inspiration Space and Lighthouse Sustainability for our in-person Carbon Literacy Training. 

Carbon Literacy underpins everything from marketing to finance, HR, and so much more. Turn theory into action quickly with our hands-on approach.

Did you know? With the EU Corporate Sustainability Directive in full effect, 97% of top executives and investors expect climate change to impact company strategy and operations. Greenwashing rules are getting stricter while extreme weather poses a threat to shipping and assets.

As new regulations and changing customer expectations accelerate, understanding the science behind net-zero and sustainability is no longer a nice to have - it's commercial self-defense. Prepare for the future, today.

When you join Carbon Literacy training at Inspiration Space, this is what you achieve:

✅ Learn how to measure your emissions at home and work.

✅ Learn to identify and avoid misinformation and greenwashing.

✅ Gain the knowledge you need to create a science-based climate action plan.

✅ Feel empowered to reduce emissions, save money and create a competitive advantage.

✅ Upon successful completion of the course you receive certification from the Carbon Literacy Project.*

What is Carbon Literacy?

Carbon Literacy® is a one-day training that provides an accelerated lesson in sustainability.

Established by the Carbon Literacy Project, it gives individuals and organisations an understanding of the climate-related costs and impacts of their activities. Plus gain the skills and motivation needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Recognised by the UN, certification demonstrates an awareness of climate-related risks and the impact on people, planet and profit.

What you can expect

This online session is hosted online. Delivered across 2 days: 2nd July & 4th July to meet the Carbon Literacy Project standard.

Your training fee includes:

  • Carbon Literacy Bootcamp* that's heavy on action. Network, collaborate and share with others.
  • 1:1 60-minutes Innovation Session (value £350 + VAT)
  • Knowledge bank of 30+ resources, bitesize videos and climate action tools.
  • Implementation session to support you through the accreditation process. (Online, July 10th, 10 AM)

Who should attend?

Our one-day training is perfect for people who want to get up to speed/join the sustainability conversation without investing in intensive highly academic courses. Created for Small Business owners, Founders and Leaders who want to learn how to do better business and future-proof their career.

Join and you will:

  • Gain skills to start or articulate sustainability initiatives more effectively.
  • Understand your carbon footprint and develop strategies to reduce it.
  • Have the knowledge you need to drive community-based initiatives and advocacy.
  • Feel empowered to make more sustainable choices in your daily life - at home and work.

BONUS! Go further in our online implementation session where we discuss storytelling and marketing ideas you can use to effectively communicate your carbon literacy to customers, clients, partners, and more.

Meet your guides

Emma Burlow, the Founder and Master Trainer at Lighthouse Sustainability, is recognised as one of the UK’s leading experts in circular economy and business sustainability. Since 2021, Lighthouse has successfully led more than 700 individuals from companies including Beko, Saba UK, and Boston Scientific on their Carbon Literacy journey.

Liana Fricker, Head of New Ventures at Inspiration Space, guides you through implementation and accreditation in sustainability. Recognised as an emerging leader for startups and 'Companies of One', she provides practical strategies for business owners, leaders, marketers, salespeople, and brand professionals at all levels.


I'm a freelancer/solopreneur. Does my business even have a carbon footprint?

Yes! That's why Carbon Literacy is crucial for everyone. Learn how to avoid greenwashing and the impact of everything from your digital emissions to how you travel to meetings and approach your work.

I'm not sure if this is for me. Is it too advanced for beginners?

This course is designed to be inclusive and educational for everyone, regardless of their prior knowledge in the field of sustainability and carbon literacy. If you're new to sustainability, this is a perfect first step.

I want to level up my career, can Carbon Literacy help me?

Heck yes! Carbon Literacy training can indeed be a powerful tool in advancing your career, particularly in an era where sustainability and climate awareness are becoming integral to business operations and strategies. This is a great way to future-proof your career.

Is certification guaranteed?

To become certified as Carbon Literate it's essential to attend all the bootcamp sessions and meet the Carbon Literacy Standard. This standard involves making two carbon-reduction pledges and submitting an evidence form. Throughout the bootcamp, we'll guide you every step of the way.

What's your refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable. We require a minimum number of attendees for each event. If this number isn't met, we may reschedule. For in-person bookings, we'll provide at least 4 days' notice, and for online bookings, at least 48 hours' notice, giving you ample time to adjust your plans.

*This accredited course is delivered by Lighthouse Sustainability.