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Introduction to Net Zero

Learn the business and environmental benefits of net zero  

Introduction

This course has been designed for learners looking to gain baseline knowledge on net zero in their own capacity. This course will also be a powerful tool for businesses on a journey towards net zero and provides an approach to raising awareness across the business. 

The IEMA Introduction to Net Zero course gives a succinct overview of what net zero means as a response to the climate crisis and how it can be delivered within organisations – it is delivered over four parts that make up this course and provides learners with a basic introduction to the concept of net zero.

  • What does net zero mean?
  • Why net zero?
  • What can my organisation do about it?
  • How should we communicate net zero in a way which avoids greenwash?

Who should attend?

This course is suited to all job roles and sectors and has no formal entry requirements. This course will be appealing for those who are looking to gain a baseline knowledge on net zero in their own capacity. This course will also be a powerful tool for businesses on a journey towards net zero and provides an approach to raising awareness across the business. 

What will you learn?

Once completed, a learner on this course will be able to explain:

  • What is net zero and related terms  
  • The urgency of the underlying climate science driving the net zero agenda  
  • The main international policy context for responding to the climate crisis  
  • The UK policy context and drivers  
  • The business and environmental benefits of net zero  
  • The outline of a robust net zero approach  
  • Key principles on communicating a robust net zero claim and avoiding greenwash  

What is included?

  • Learner packs
  • Handouts

This course is IEMA Certified and certificates are provided by IEMA to learners who successfully complete the course.

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Course length

2 hours

Course delivery

Classroom / Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) / In-House

What do you need to prepare?

There are no entry requirements for this course and no preparation required.

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