THANK YOU FOR SIGNING UP TO LEAVE YOUR
By signing up, your business travel can be managed with a tangible focus on sustainability. That’s great for you, your organisation, the business travel industry and, of course, the planet! So thank you for doing your part.
you’ve taken your first steps to
REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT
Thank you for signing up to be part of the Legacy programme from Gray Dawes.
Business travel represents a vital practice for any organisation. The ability to visit customers, attend events and conduct face to face meetings is essential. By signing up to Legacy, you can be safe in the knowledge that your business travel can be done responsibly and sustainably.
By looking at your travel data, we’ll now begin to calculate your organisations business travel carbon emissions using the DEFRA model and transfer these numbers (anonymously) to our partners, Forest Carbon. They will turn that data into Carbon Credits – approximately 1 tonne of CO2 emissions equates to 1 carbon credit.
On a quarterly basis, we’ll provide you with a simple, understandable calculation of your Carbon Credit and invoice accordingly. And each quarter you’ll receive a certificate that demonstrates the difference that your Legacy membership has made.
Now that you’ve signed up, you can show off your green credentials by downloading our Legacy badges. These can be used on your marketing materials, communications and website to highlight how you’re playing your part.
You can right click and select download image to save the badges you would like, or press the button below to download all Legacy badge images in a zip file for ease. We recommend using the mini variant in smaller applications. Where possible use the main positive or negative versions, but where colours will clash, use the monotone versions.
KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY
Sustainability is extremely close to our hearts here at Gray Dawes, a family owned business since 1927.
Such is our commitment to achieving carbon neutrality, our owners – the Inchcape family – have converted nearly 500 acres of land on their Glenapp Estate in Ayrshire, Scotland, to permanent woodland creation. Occupying an area the size of almost 300 football pitches, the project is an even mix of native broadleaf trees and commercial conifers; the scheme will help both enhance biodiversity and provide shelter for livestock. It will also produce much needed domestically grown timber.
Using the Woodland Carbon Code Calculator, it is estimated that over the 75 year lifespan, the project will sequester 42,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent. This exciting project at Glenapp Estate is just one of the many projects Gray Dawes clients can choose to support as their LEGACY carbon offsetting programme.
Our Sustainability Partners
Forest Carbon leads the way in developing woodland creation and peatland restoration projects for carbon capture and ecosystem services. Through the planting of over 9.5 million new trees in 200+ new woodlands in the UK since 2006 our partners’ projects are removing over 2.000,000 tonnes of CO2 from the global atmosphere, as well as providing a host of other benefits to society, including flood mitigation, river improvement and public access.
The quality of Forest Carbon’s schemes is assured by the UK government’s Woodland Carbon Code and the IUCN’s Peatland Code, both of which certify our projects in important areas like biodiversity, ‘additionality’, risk management and carbon capture measurement.
GREATER THAN THE
SUM OF OUR PARTS
We don't just specialise in business travel you know.
We're a part of the Gray Dawes Group, an organisation with specialisms and expertise in many sectors. If you need help planning the holiday of your dreams, or showcasing an event that'll never be forgotten, then we've got you covered.