One of the most effective ways to become more sustainable is to measure and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions emitted by your organisation.

A requirement of the MRS Net Zero Pledge, measuring your emissions will also help you to set realistic science-based net-zero targets that align with your company and the sector. Join this webinar to hear from Walter Tucker and Liberty Bollen from Compare Your Footprint, carbon footprint calculation software and expertise, on the best ways to approach measuring your carbon footprint.

Walter and Liberty demystify climate buzz words and offer practical guidance on how to get started (or continue) on your environmental journey to help you to meet the MRS Net Zero Pledge and beyond.

What you’ll learn

  • The benefits of measuring and reducing your company’s carbon footprint
  • The climate buzz words, such as carbon footprint, net-zero, and science-based targets
  • Understand what data you will need to collect to measure your business activities
  • Learn high-level how to use software to calculate your carbon footprint
  • How to identify your carbon hotspots
  • How to set science-based targets for reduction
  • Tracking and publishing progress
  • Collaboration!

MRS Net Zero Pledge + Compare Your Footprint

Over 80 research organisations have signed up to the MRS Net Zero Pledge committing to be net zero by 2026. This webinar is free for pledge signees and those thinking of embarking on the journey to net zero. The Pledge does not mandate the process you choose to measure your carbon footprint. Although if you would like help MRS has partnered with Compare Your Footprint to offer their carbon footprint calculation software. All MRS Company Partners are eligible to a 20% discount on the software (MRS makes no financial gain in this arrangement). Find out more here


Liberty Bollen

Marketing Manager, Compare Your Footprint

Liberty is a senior marketing specialist who has worked across a variety of sectors including environmental services, private equity, impact investment, ethical property, and human rights. She helped to develop and bring to market Green Element Group’s carbon calculation software, Compare Your Footprint and is now responsible for raising the profile of the Group. Liberty also supported the launches of Abode Impact, and Pineapple Sustainable Partnerships and worked for Survival International to support the rights of tribal peoples. She volunteered behind the scenes for Extinction Rebellion to create Rebellion Academy, a training platform for volunteers and other related movements.


Walter Tucker

Client Relationship Manager, Compare Your Footprint

Towards the back end of his university studies in Economics, Walter focused on climate change. Growing up in California, he was familiar with the threat climate change poses to both people and the environment, having seen first-hand the worsening wildfire events in the state. Walter is now passionate about applying his educational background and personal interests in the environment to a business that helps organisations to work towards a more sustainable future. At Compare Your Footprint, Walter supports clients through the carbon footprinting process. Many struggle to understand how to get started on their journey. To solve this challenge, Walter developed our successful Data Helper Tool which is helping clients to develop more robust carbon footprints.

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