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Forging A Pathway To Carbon Zero With Cat Dillon

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Welcome to episode 12 of the Sense Of Identity podcast. In this episode, we're joined by Cat Dillon, Partner Director at Pathway to Carbon Zero, a consultancy that helps companies to reduce their carbon. We explore how businesses can take big and small steps that align with their bottom line goals as well as helping to build a sustainable future.

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Key Takeaways

  • Learn about the challenges and successes faced by businesses striving for a sustainable future, and how to combat them.
  • Gain insights into the latest trends and technologies in the environmental sector that are paving the way for a greener planet.
  • Understand the importance of digital identity and secure communication in the context of greener business operations.
  • Discover the approaches that Pathway to Carbon Zero employs to assist companies in reducing their carbon output.

Interview Summary

Q: Cat, could you share with us the inspiration behind Pathway to Carbon Zero?

A: Certainly, Adam. The journey began from a realisation of the urgent need for practical solutions in combating climate change. We aimed to bridge the gap between awareness and action by empowering businesses to embark on a pathway towards carbon neutrality.

Q: What specific services does Pathway to Carbon Zero offer to businesses?

A: We provide a comprehensive suite of services, including carbon footprint analysis, sustainability consulting, and the implementation of carbon reduction strategies. Our goal is to guide companies through each step of their sustainability journey, making the process as seamless as possible.

Q: Could you highlight some of the challenges your clients face on this journey?

A: One of the biggest challenges is the initial resistance to change, particularly when it comes to integrating new technologies and practices. However, once clients see the positive impact on both the environment and their bottom line, they become our biggest advocates.

Q: That's inspiring. Can you share how your clients have successfully reduced their carbon output?

A: Absolutely. Many of our clients have been able to successfully reduce their carbon by assessing their energy usage, their utility providers, and by learning about running more carbon efficient field operations.

Q: Looking to the future, what's next for Pathway to Carbon Zero?

A: We're focusing on expanding our reach, developing new tools for easier carbon tracking and reduction, and strengthening our partnerships across industries. The goal is to make carbon neutrality achievable for every business, regardless of size.

Cat Dillon is the Partner Director at Pathway to Carbon Zero, an organisation dedicated to guiding companies towards a sustainable and environmentally friendly future. With a rich background in IT and a commitment to combating climate change, Cat leads her team with a visionary approach, drawing on her background working with Microsoft and other big-hitters within telecommunications and cloud services.


Originally posted on 15 03 24
Last updated on March 15, 2024

Posted by: Adam Byford

Adam has worked in financial services and tech firms for over 30 years, developing his reputation as a an expert and an innovator. He leads our core commercial operations.

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