Sustainability Schemes for EY Providers

From sustainability tool kits to awards, there’s a lot of support and many routes to achieving and shouting about your sustainability credentials! Here are a few to explore:

Count Us In

Making Changes That Matter. These 16 steps are the most effective way to reduce your carbon pollution and persuade others to do the same.

Become a Plastic Free Business Champion

Register to get your free Business Champion Toolkit from Surfers Against Sewage.

Early Years Eco Wheel Scheme

A membership-based toolkit to support Early Years settings become more eco-sustainable.

Plastic Free Nurseries

A programme tackling unnecessary single-use plastics in nurseries across the UK.

Planet Mark Sustainability Certification

A programme that recognises your commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability.

Doughnut Economics

The Doughnut offers a vision of what it means for humanity to thrive in the 21st century – and Doughnut Economics explores the mindset and ways of thinking needed to get us there. Needs adaption for EY sector.

B Corp Certification

Certified B Corporations are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment.

Transform Our World

The Clean Air for Schools Framework is a free, online tool to help every school create a tailored clean air action plan to tackle air pollution in and around the school.

The Food for Life Early Years Award

Show the wider world you’re providing tasty, nutritious meals in an environment that creates great social skills.

Eco-Schools for Early Years

A framework followed by millions of young people around the world since 1994, now adapted for early years settings.

Education for Sustainable Development

Bespoke training, consultancy, resources and sustainable citizenship award.