Sharing the (Net) Good News

I’ve taken a lot of pride in our Net Good launch programme; it’s always gratifying when months (years) of thought and planning come together.  What’s even more gratifying is when others recognize the work in which you’re engaged as worthy of coverage.  The Net Good launch received some great coverage on social media, in the CSR press as well as the sector media.

One of my favourite quotes about the event recognized not only the Net Good programme, but also BT’s overall commitment to sustainable business.  Alex Blackburne, writing in Blue & Green Tomorrow, put Net Good …

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Limited Invitation to BT’s Net Good Launch Event in London

The Climate Group and Carbon Trust are joining BT to launch our Better Future Net Good programme in London on June 18th. I will be there to speak about the progamme together with our CEO, Ian Livingston, who is opening the event, and our CSO, Niall Dunne who will be closing it.  The Climate Group, Carbon Trust, Small World Consulting and many others will also be joining us at the event.

While this is an invitation-only event, and numbers are limited due to space, we would like to allow for some people outside of the usual lists of sustainability …

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Carbon Accounting – The New Frontier

Back in the early 1990’s at BT we started by measuring and reducing our absolute carbon footprint and energy usage.  In financial terms this parallels assessing the total cost base of the operations of the company. As we improved our understanding of our carbon cost base, we have been able to break it down into its components such as travel, network, datacenters etc etc.  Just like a company can break its cost base into different components of its operations.

A few years ago, we made our analysis of our carbon cost more sophisticated, by assessing it on a per unit basis.   …

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