Supporting Irish Businesses
to become Climate Ready
The impacts of climate change are becoming ever clearer, both in Ireland and around the world. No matter the region or industry, now is the time to take action.
Climate changes and compliance will impact businesses in Ireland. Equip your business and your team with decisive and sustainable actions in order to be Climate Ready now. Businesses that proactively address environmental challenges such as climate change will safeguard our natural resources and environment while driving lasting competitive advantage.
Climate Ready offers leadership and skills support for enterprises who want to develop their operational and strategic sustainability.How We Help
Growing green talent for the transition to a low-carbon economy
by developing the sustainability skills of Ireland’s workforce
Supporting businesses to build a culture of sustainability
through specialised learning supports for business leaders
Advancing understanding on the climate agenda
through industry insights and shared knowledge
Take the next steps to becoming Climate Ready
Businesses from across every region and sector of the economy face the growing challenge of integrating climate change considerations and long term sustainability into their business model and culture.
The Climate Ready Academy provides practical and specialised supports for business leaders and their teams in the areas of climate action and sustainability, through a blended approach of workshops and classes, online courses, mentoring, and interactive webinars.
The Climate Ready Cluster consists of a dynamic group of Skillnet Business Networks that includes Green Tech Skillnet, Lean & Green Skillnet, and Sustainable Finance Skillnet.
The Climate Ready Cluster specialises in the areas of sustainable finance, renewable energy, green technology, and clean water. Skillnet Business Networks across the economy are engaging with industry and continue to turn ideas into innovative solutions that are positive for both climate agenda and the business community.
Climate Ready Insights is a dedicated platform which helps businesses develop their thinking around sustainability practices and climate change.
With access to thought-leadership articles, industry-led research reports, and specialised news content relating to the development of Ireland’s green economy, Climate Ready Insights informs decision-makers on the newest innovations in climate action.
Why Climate Ready?
Climate change will have a significant impact on all business in the near future. Preparing for this change is critical – but knowing where to start on that journey can also be challenging. Climate Ready will support businesses in taking the first steps towards a sustainable future by offering practical solutions with expert guidance specific to their needs.
Climate Ready is designed by industry for industry. As sectors of the economy transition to low-carbon models, the demands for new innovation, enterprises, and talent will increase. By collaborating with industries at the forefront of this challenge, Climate Ready delivers agile and responsive solutions that meet these evolving demands.
Climate Ready will support over 1,000 businesses and 3,000 employees in 2021. Climate Ready offers a wide range of innovative programmes and supports for businesses through the Climate Ready Academy and Climate Ready Cluster. Programmes are fully-funded or offered at a subsidised cost for Irish businesses and employees in the private sector.
Climate Ready is brought to you by Skillnet Ireland in partnership with:
“The current decade will be the most decisive of our time. How we act to confront the climate challenge will not only determine the future of our economy and society – it will shape the future of our planet.”
Chief Executive, Skillnet Ireland