West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges
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A carbon handprint recognises the actions you take to have a positive impact on the climate, over and above reducing your own carbon footprint.

Over the last year WYCC has taken the following actions to increase its carbon handprint:

  • Headline sponsor of the North Green Skills Conference (October 2023)
  • Two Green Skills Cafes for businesses to learn more and network
  • Direct delivery of Carbon Literacy training within Leeds City College and Leeds City Council.
  • Presentation at the Environmental Alliance for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) national conference (June 2023)
  • Green West Yorkshire social media campaign #GreenWY
  • Green Blog sharing news from WYCC and colleagues about the challenges and progress made in becoming more sustainable
  • West Yorkshire Skills Partnership Conference 2022 - sustainability theme
  • The Green Skills Service – a hub for businesses to develop grow their skills within the green space
  • The Green Skills Service Launch event – an event to spread awareness of the support we can offer to businesses within the West Yorkshire surrounding SDGs and in particular low carbon. Creating and facilitating a Low Carbon Partnership forum to bring together education and industry in the development of new provision
  • Promote and celebrate low carbon initiatives within west Yorkshire to influence the individuals and businesses within the region
  • The Green Consortium – a hub for providers to and stakeholders to collaborate and develop within the green space