Sick of feeling powerless in the face of the climate crisis? Find out how to track and reduce your carbon footprint in just four lunchtime sessions with this Carbon Literacy Project certified programme.
4 days (12–1.30pm)
Do you know the difference between net zero and carbon neutral? Or even carbon negative and carbon positive? What do all these terms mean?!
Would you love to reduce your carbon footprint, but if you’re really honest, you’re not even sure how to go about measuring it?
If that sounds like you, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered.
Net Zero is a Carbon Literacy Project certified programme that will teach you how to measure your carbon footprint, how to reduce your carbon footprint, and why the hell it matters.
I have even created a carbon footprint calculator for designer-makers to take the pain out the maths – and provide bespoke recommendations for how to reduce it.
The programme will also give you the confidence to talk about the decisions you’re making around carbon in your marketing.
Want in? Sign up below…
Why join us?
Introducing: Cultivating Hope in the Face of the Climate Crisis
A free three-part mini-course delivered direct to your inbox that will help you to:
Hey, I'm Katie Treggiden
Katie Treggiden grew up surrounded by the natural world. An idyllic Cornish childhood spent in boats, on the beach or exploring the countryside was augmented by a fascination with nature documentaries, particularly those by her childhood hero David Attenborough. She read biology and marketing management at Oxford Brookes University, deepening her understanding of environmental issues while honing her communication skills, before embarking on a successful 12-year career in advertising, marketing and brand strategy.
In 2010, Katie shifted gears to become a craft and design journalist, focusing on creativity as a positive agent for social change. Having written four books, established an award-winning blog and an independent magazine, as well as contributing to publications such as The Guardian, Viewpoint, Design Milk, Crafts Magazine, Elle Decoration and Monocle24, she undertook a master’s degree in the history of design at the University of Oxford. She set herself an informal question to guide her research: ‘Can craft save the world?’ She graduated in 2019 with, not only a distinction and papers on feminism, bio-facture, repair and the plastics crisis to her name, but with an answer to the question that has become the ‘North Star’ for an emerging body of work about the role that craft and design can play in sustainability and the circular economy. It was during her time at Oxford that she laid the groundwork for her fifth book, Wasted: When Trash Becomes Treasure (Ludion, 2020) and her podcast Circular with Katie Treggiden. Since then she has launched Waste: A Masterclass and Making Design Circular, her membership community for designers and makers who want to feel proud of contributing to a thriving planet with every product they make.
She was the founder and first president of women’s network Bloom and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts – and despite having written an entire paper on the evils of Coca-Cola, she still has a Diet Coke habit she can’t quite seem to shake!
BEFORE WE START
- Read, Watch & Listen list for those who want to go deeper
- Access to a private online community to share your progress
- Why carbon emissions and climate change are relevant to you and your clients and customers
- What the craft and design industries can do to reduce carbon emissions and tackle climate change
- What greenhouse gases are and their relationship with climate change
- How the climate is changing in different parts of the world and how we know this is caused by human activity
- How these changes are likely to affect us in different parts of the world and within our business or creative practices
- How our actions impact the amount of greenhouse gases produces and how we can reduce them
- Calculating your own carbon footprint
- Scope 1,2 & 3 emissions and the difference between net zero and carbon neutral
- The pros and cons of offsetting
- How you can do your bit to reduce your carbon footprint
- The importance of meaningful, significant and material actions
- Your personal and group action pledge
- Getting certified
£420 inc VAT if payable
If that level of investment would leave you unable to meet the basic costs of running your business, or if you are part of a marginalised community that has been traditionally excluded from sustainability work, there are a limited number of bursary places available. Please email me for more details.
No refunds will be available, so please think carefully before making the commitment to join us.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- There are 4 x live lunchtime sessions 12pm – 1.30pm GMT
- The next dates are yet to be released, join the waitlist to be the first to hear!
Fear not, you will get a replay the same day so you can catch up in your own time.
If you are in the UK, we have to charge you VAT. If you are not in the UK and outside the EU, we will not charge you VAT. If you are in the EU, we have to charge VAT unless you provide a VAT number, in which case we don’t. Simple, huh?! But don’t worry, when you enter your details into the payment cart, VAT will be added automatically if you do need to pay it. If you’re having any trouble entering your VAT number, make sure the two-letter prefix (eg DK for Denmark) matches the country you’ve entered in your address. Give us a shout if you’re having any trouble and we’ll get you sorted.