Climate Ready Academy
We are delighted to showcase the Climate Ready Academy courses so Irish retailers are aware of training options available to help them become climate ready.
The impacts of climate change are becoming ever clearer, both in Ireland and around the world. No matter the region or industry, now is the time to take action. We are delighted to collaborate with the Climate Ready Academy to showcase some of the training that is available to Irish retailers.
Retail businesses that focus on adopting sustainable practices not only contribute to improving their environment, they also benefit by becoming more efficient, more competitive, and achieving greater employee engagement.
“Helping Irish businesses develop the skills they need to thrive in a low carbon economy”
The Climate Ready Academy aims to support Irish businesses in developing the skills and talent required to mitigate the effects of our changing climate and environment. The programmes, training, and supports offered as part of this national upskilling initiative are funded for eligible Irish businesses and employees in the private sector.
Programmes in detail...
Energy Leaders Programme
The Climate Ready Academy have partnered with SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland) to develop and deliver an innovative Energy Leadership training programme. The programme aims to support businesses and energy professionals with training on how to reduce energy waste, deliver cost savings and protect the environment. By changing behaviours within the workplace, companies can lower operating costs while conserving energy, which is vital for combatting climate change.
Sustainability Leaders Programme
The Climate Ready Academy have partnered with Chambers Ireland and Skillnet Ireland to design and deliver an innovative Sustainability Leadership training programme. The programme aims to drive and assist businesses and Sustainability professionals to embrace responsible and sustainable business practices towards a decarbonised economy. Throughout the programmes we strive to examine the challenges of transitioning to a sustainable business model and learn how to overcome them through identifying the key organisational levers that facilitate change.
Transport Leaders Programme
The Transport Leaders training programme aims to support businesses and professionals by providing training on how to reduce their transport emissions, increase fuel performance, deliver cost savings and protect the environment. Our programme will offer the necessary skills and expertise to address the complex challenges of the future of sustainable transport. By incorporating these behaviours within the business model, companies can influence climate change whilst saving on operational cost.
Waste and Circular Economy Leaders Programme
The Waste and Circular Economy Leaders programme aims to support businesses to improve their waste management policies and develop a detailed action plan for their business anchored in Ireland’s Waste Action Plan for a Circular Economy. This programme will provide participants with an understanding of current waste management best practices and guidance on how to move their firm from a take-make-waste consumption model that cannot be sustained to one based on models of circularity.