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Home working webinar: How it affects your carbon footprint and employees’ energy costs – and what you can do about it


Working from home is pushing up employee energy costs

Home working is here to stay. 74% of businesses say they plan to maintain increased levels of home working despite lockdown restrictions being lifted. But what does that mean for your carbon footprint? And how will employees feel about the impact on their household bills?

Join us at 12.30pm on 29 June to learn how you can measure and report on home working emissions, and how to engage your workforce to lower bills and cut carbon.

By registering for this webinar, you agree to your contact details being shared with Compare Your Footprint and Big Clean Switch and to them using those details to communicate with you about services related to the content of this webinar. You can find more information on how they handle your personal data in their privacy policies at https://compareyourfootprint.com/privacy-policy/ and https://bigcleanswitch.org/privacy/.

What we’ll cover

  • What impact has home working had on carbon emissions? 
    • How home working emissions fit into your reporting (scope 2 or 3, voluntary or mandatory)
    • Typical impact in terms of scope 3 carbon 
    • How to measure home working emissions – an overview of the CYF methodology
    • Dos and don’ts of measuring home working emissions
  • What impact has home working had on home energy costs, and how are employees responding?
  • Solutions
    • Green tariffs – supporting your employees to go green
    • Going direct – how energy attribute certificates can cut home working emissions


Emma Littlewood designed and led the development of Compare Your Footprint and is a Senior Sustainability and Energy Analyst at Green Element. Emma is a specialist in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and carbon accounting, as well as expert in energy-specific quantitative analysis methodology and modelling. She developed a prize-winning emissions calculator for agriculture in collaboration with Forum for the Future.

Jon Fletcher is founder of Big Clean Switch, which works with brands including Sky, Tesco and IKEA to help their employees cut carbon and save money. Jon’s previous experience includes six years running up a pioneering behaviour change programme at PwC, and five years as a director of a market research agency specialising in sustainable behaviours.