Nidhee Venkatesh

Environmental Analyst Consultant Nidhee Venkatesh has recently completed a Masters degree in Ecological Economics at the University of Leeds, where she has gained knowledge in sustainability and associated challenges, environmental modelling, valuation and cost-benefit analysis, and knowledge of global economics. Her research project focused on sustainability consultancies and the importance of considering the Triple Bottom Line (social, environmental, and financial) in their work, and the ‘value’ of sustainability. She has also competed her BA in Geography from University College London, and has had over two and half years corporate experience. Her interests lie in sustainable business, clean energy, and working for a sustainable future.

GHG Protocol FAQs

Benchmarking

The GHG Protocol is the internationally recognised emissions reporting standard for business carbon accounting. Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions Scope 1: direct emissions from owned or controlled sources.  Scope 2: indirect emissions from the generation of purchased energy.  Scope 3: all indirect emissions (not included in scope 2) that occur in the value chain …

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The Attenborough Effect: how to grow a greener garden

Attenborough Effect

Nicky Roeber, Online Horticultural Expert at Wyevale Garden Centres, shares his insight into the Attenborough effect and how we can create more eco-friendly gardens. Gardening is not only very trendy right now, but it is a great way to become more eco-friendly, particularly if you grow your own fruits and vegetables rather than buying them …

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How to decrease your carbon footprint for domestic travel

This week, guest writer Kate Watts from Away Resorts shares her tips on reducing your carbon footprint. You could be forgiven for not knowing what your carbon footprint is, but with more people than ever becoming environmentally conscious, the shift towards making all areas of our life ‘greener’ is in full effect. With a growing …

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Science Based Targets

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Charity Diaries November 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”on” specialty=”off” next_background_color=”#000000″][et_pb_fullwidth_post_title _builder_version=”3.12″ title=”off” meta=”off” featured_placement=”background” /][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.85″ prev_background_color=”#000000″][et_pb_row background_color=”#ffffff” background_color_1=”#ffffff” _builder_version=”3.0.85″][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_post_title _builder_version=”3.12″ meta=”off” featured_image=”off” /][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″]   This month, I spent a day volunteering with the wonderful organisation Help Refugees. They have been around since 2015, starting off as a group of friends in Calais and spreading the word …

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Climate Change Adaptation & Mitigation

ISO 14001 Course Certification

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Global Fashion Exchange event – Sustainable Clothing

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