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The Carbon Trust and Salix Finance are working in partnership to relaunch the Public Sector Network to support information circulation and facilitate conversations around the topic of climate change action.

Both organisations are delighted to respond to the high demand for the network, with a new refreshed design developed to provide users with an innovative, sustainability-focused platform to support knowledge sharing and collaboration. The network will deliver easily accessible information and engaging content within a range of topics, contributing to the wider green agenda and supporting the public sector in the reduction of its carbon footprint.

The online network operates exclusively for public sector professionals, where users can share their questions, knowledge and experience surrounding all aspects of energy and environmental management, as well as a number of other sustainability issues.

The relaunched network’s new dynamic design presents users with various categories covering topics of interest, including; electricity, heat, water, waste, management & reporting, buildings, transport, finance, and jobs. Users can start discussions, comment on existing conversations, create polls, and list relevant events. They can also see trending topics and directly connect to each other in private conversations.

On behalf of Salix Finance and the Carbon Trust, David Reilly, Director of Cities and Regions at the Carbon Trust, said;

"We are delighted to relaunch the Public Sector Network to help bring organisations together to take action on climate change and encourage learnings and experiences to be shared. The Carbon Trust and Salix Finance bring expertise and experience in enabling the UK public sector to deliver on its energy efficiency and environmental ambitions.

“We will use this network to create positive change, reduce emissions, make valuable cost savings and to improve our planet.”

The Public Sector Network can be accessed at http://publicsector.carbontrust.com. New users working for UK public sector organisations can register for an account on the site following the same link.

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For further information, please contact the Carbon Trust press office on +44 (0)20 7170 7050 or email press@carbontrust.com.

 

About the Carbon Trust

Established in 2001, the Carbon Trust works with businesses, governments and institutions around the world, helping them contribute to, and benefit from, a more sustainable future through carbon reduction, resource efficiency strategies, and commercialising low carbon businesses, systems and technologies.

The Carbon Trust:

  • works with corporates and governments, helping them to align their strategies with climate science and meet the goals of the Paris Agreement;
  • provides expert advice and assurance, giving investors and financial institutions the confidence that green finance will have genuinely green outcomes; and
  • supports the development low carbon technologies and solutions, building the foundations for the energy system of the future.

Headquartered in London, the Carbon Trust has a global team of over 30 nationalities based across five continents.

 

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