It’s been a great year here at 2degrees, with many of you contributing to our discussions, writing blogs for the site and attending our webinars. From a personal perspective it’s been fantastic getting to know you over the last six months since joining the 2degrees team in June.
But what have been the most popular pieces of content on the Energy and Carbon Management working group this year? Take a look at the list below to find out!
1) Can small businesses go green in the recession?
In this blog post, Helena Wright argues that many small businesses are struggling with rising energy bills, but some cannot afford to reduce them. Has the recession been a barrier or driver for sustainability?
2) Energy price challenge
This paper looks at what will be happening to energy prices over the next decade.
3) Top 12 energy saving tips for your office
If you're looking for some quick and straightforward ways to save in energy costs, here are 12 tips to add into your energy management action plan.
4) Conflicting reports about the efficiency of T5 vs T8 tubes
In this discussion we asked whether there are many benefits of switching from T8 fluorescent tubes to T5 tubes.
5) How will mandatory carbon reporting affect SMEs?
We spoke to Jane Stevenston of professional services firm Grant Thornton to find out how mandatory reporting will affect small and medium-sized enterprises over the coming months.
6) Taking responsibility for sustainability: An infographic
This infographic shows the responses of 200 senior executives in a survey that looked at who should be taking responsibility for sustainability.
7) Google’s power consumption: An infographic
This infographic highlights what it takes to power Google and includes statistics regarding the company's investment in renewable energy.
8) World heading for six degrees of warming, says PwC
The world could see warming of at least six degrees by the end of the century unless drastic carbon cuts are made immediately, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
9) Five top tips for reducing IT power usage
Following an active discussion around the energy consumption of computer equipment in the summer, we brought you five top tips for reducing your IT power usage.
10) Mandatory carbon reporting: What's the big deal?
Jamal Gore takes a look at why mandatory carbon reporting could have a significant impact on your business.