What is a Climate Action Plan?
A good Climate Action Plan is not just about reducing your emissions. It's about understanding how the net zero transition will affect your business, your community, and the environment.
Creating a Climate Action Plan will help you understand:
- your contribution to emissions
- identify opportunities
- how you can respond
A Climate Action Plan will help with your journey to net zero, whatever your starting point. Building resilience and maximising the positive impact on your business and the environment.
How to use this guide to create your plan
This guide, aligned with the Glasgow Declaration for Climate Action in Tourism, takes you step-by-step through the process of creating a Climate Action Plan for your business. The guide will take you through:
- identifying, measuring your carbon emissions
- how to adapt to unavoidable climate change
- support nature-based solutions
- communicating with your stakeholders
The steps build on each other and especially the first three steps benefit from being done in order. You can also dip in an out to find information and inspiration as needed on your climate action journey.
Using the Climate Action Workbooks
Throughout the guide there are Climate Action Workbooks to download and use in conjunction with the guide. These workbooks will help you identify and measure emission sources, plan your actions, record progress and report on achievements.