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Carbon Reduction Plan

Supplier name: Clonallon Laboratories Ltd.

Publication date: 4th September 2023

Commitment to achieving Net Zero

Clonallon Laboratories Ltd is committed to achieving Net Zero emissions by 2050.

Baseline Emissions Footprint
Baseline emissions are a record of the greenhouse gases that have been produced in the past and were produced prior to the introduction of any strategies to reduce emissions. Baseline emissions are the reference point against which emissions reduction can be measured.

Clonallon Laboratories Ltd has not previously assessed or reported emissions, Clonallon Laboratories Ltd first reporting period is defined as the Baseline.

Emissions reduction targets

For Clonallon Laboratories Ltd to continue our progress in achieving Net Zero by 2050, we have adopted the following carbon reduction targets:
• We pledge that carbon emissions will decrease over the next five years to 411.72 tCO2e by 2027. This is a reduction of 18% from our baseline emissions.

• We pledge that carbon emissions will decrease over the next ten years to 322.22 tCO2e by 2032. This is a reduction of 36% from our baseline emissions

• We pledge to halve our carbon emission by 2036.

Carbon Reduction Projects

As part of our climate commitments, we have begun to implement a wide range of projects and initiatives with further activities planned and getting underway. Here are some of the projects currently active:

Sustainable office buildings:
• Full installation of energy-efficient L.E.D lighting.
• Switching existing computers and laptops to more energy efficient models.
• Ensuring lighting and power supplies are switched off when not in use.
• Installation of energy efficient water heaters to remove the use of kettles.

Reducing business travel emissions:
• Using energy-efficient methods of transport such as a train instead of car.
• Encouraging stakeholders to engage in virtual meetings when possible.
• Reducing the frequency & number of staff on overseas business trips when possible.
• Engaging in virtual rather than physical expedition opportunities.

Reducing paper use:
• Movement to a cloud based QMS and finance system, significantly reducing printing and physical filing requirements by up to 60%.
• Introducing a ‘think before you print’ policy for all employees.

Staff Commuting:
• Reducing staff travel by encouraging working from home when possible.
• Holding virtual staff meetings.
• Encouraging the use of environmentally friendly vehicles by providing information on the benefits on electric and hybrid vehicles to employees.

Office recycling:
• Introduction of recycling bins to allow separation of waste into paper, plastic and food.
• Removal of personal bins to encourage re-cycling.

Declaration and Sign Off
This Carbon Reduction Plan has been completed in accordance with PPN 06/21 and associated guidance and reporting standard for Carbon Reduction Plans.

Emissions have been reported and recorded in accordance with the published reporting standard for Carbon Reduction Plans and the GHG Reporting Protocol corporate standard1 and uses the appropriate Government emission conversion factors for greenhouse gas company reporting2.

Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions have been reported in accordance with SECR requirements, and the required subset of Scope 3 emissions have been reported in accordance with the published reporting standard for Carbon Reduction Plans and the Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard3.

This Carbon Reduction Plan has been reviewed and signed off by the board of directors (or equivalent management body).
On behalf of the board of directors for Clonallon Laboratories Ltd:
Michael Sands
Finance Director