Project MaCaW is an academic/industry collaboration designed to assist Lancashire SMEs to overcome the challenges and barriers in moving towards a low carbon economic model. This project aims to engage Lancashire SMEs in implementing low energy practices and processes to reduce their carbon burden, as well as making cost savings to their organisation.
Who is it for?
To benefit from the MaCaW project your business must meet the following eligibility criteria:
What will this involve?
MaCaW will help SMEs across Lancashire to identify opportunities to improve their organisations energy performance, reduce energy wastage and obtain related economic and environmental benefits. The project will promote partnership and cooperative working.
The MaCaW project will work with SMEs across sectors to identify and prioritise these opportunities. This will be achieved through implementation of energy efficiency measures (energy plans), investment in low carbon technology and diversification of resources into low carbon goods. In Integrating Life Cycle Thinking (LCT) with the Green House Gas Protocol, we will assist organisations to manage and report their emissions effectively. This will assist Lancashire to reduce its overall carbon emissions and contribute to the UK carbon target..
How will it benefit my business?
The MaCaW project will: