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Net Zero Strategies

Formulating robust Net Zero strategies to lead your business towards a sustainable future.

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What is a Net Zero Strategy?


The worsening climate crisis and the evolving regulatory landscape is driving a significant number of businesses globally towards Net Zero strategies, including carbon emissions quantification and emissions reduction objectives. With many countries setting reduction targets, such as Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050, businesses are looking ahead and setting Net Zero targets of their own.

A corporate Net Zero strategy aims to reduce business operational emissions as much as possible, and combined with carbon offsetting balances overall emissions to zero. At McGrady Clarke, our Net Zero strategies fully align with global targets and climate science such as the Paris Agreement.

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Net Zero Targets: Reducing Carbon Emissions


Setting and achieving Net Zero targets is crucial to avoiding the detrimental effects of global warming. By measuring and reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions in keeping with the latest climate science, businesses can contribute towards the global sustainability effort, stay ahead of incoming regulation, inspire positive change and benefit from improved reputation. There are three key steps involved in creating a Net Zero strategy:

  • Assess your baseline carbon emissions, including the wider supply chain
  • Set ambitious but achievable reduction targets in short- medium- and long-term time horizons
  • Follow actionable carbon reduction recommendations to achieve your Net Zero goals
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Net Zero Implementations


We will work collaboratively with you to ensure all recommendations and targets are feasible for your business. We cover reduction actions across the entire value chain, from fuel usage in buildings and fleet, to employee behaviours and policy, to improving the sustainability of your suppliers.

We have a dedicated team of decarbonisation experts and implementation partners to assist in actioning our recommendations, such as provision of solar PV and renewables, building and machinery upgrades, monitoring systems implementation and behavioural change programmes. Green optimisation of the supply chain is the most challenging aspect of Net Zero reductions. Our supply chain specialists will work with you to capture reliable emissions information and instigate change within your supply chain, providing guidance on setting supplier sustainability targets and green procurement policies.

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Why choose McGrady Clarke for your Net Zero Strategy?


Our service packages delivered by our established sustainability practitioners allow you to navigate through uncertainty and provide a cutting-edge value proposition that surpasses compliance, customer, and competitor expectations.

We deliver a bespoke and strategic Net Zero service, engaging with key stakeholders across your value chain and corporate structure to increase buy-in, mitigate key risk areas and create the business case for inspired climate leadership.

At McGrady Clarke we offer a complete Net Zero service, from the initial baseline emissions assessment, to production of Net Zero pathways and reduction recommendations, through to the implementation of the recommendations themselves.

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