In June 2022, IMPALA was awarded some EU funding for its IMPACTS project, which stands for IMPALA’s Climate Training and Standards project. The project is complementary to our work with the calculator, as it will help support climate literacy training sessions and standards development work.
Ahead of COP 26, IMPALA called on the EU and governments to “Step up, promote solidarity and support sectors leading the way”. During the week of Earth Day 2021, IMPALA released a special 20MinutesWith podcast on April 22nd with Horst Weidenmüller and Alison Tickell on IMPALA’s recent announcement, including its carbon targets, climate charter and more. IMPALA also published guidance for members on April 23rd, with practical and effective solutions for members to make their businesses more sustainable.
IMPALA’s sustainability task force consists of: Horst Weidenmüller, CEO of !K7 as its chair and Alison Tickell Founder and CEO of Julie’s Bicycle as adviser, Will Hutton, Head of Sustainability at Beggars Group, Peter Quicke, Co-CEO of Ninja Tune, IMPALA’s treasurer Geert de Blaere from News and Belgian association BIMA, Danko Stefanović from Balkans association RUNDA, Paul Pacifico and Jude McArdle from UK association AIM, Zsolt Jeges from Hungarian association HAIL, Julia Voelkel from Optimal, Anna Johnson from Anjunabeats, Anna Siegel from FUGA, Sami Güven and Tanya Varer from the Turkish association BMYD, Giles Drew from State 51 and additional input from Jacob Bilabel from German THEMA1.
See here for IMPALA’s climate charter.
See here for IMPALA’s practical guidance for members.
See here for IMPALA’s voluntary declaration for members.
See here for IMPALA’s actions to reduce our own carbon footprint.
See here for IMPALA’s carbon calculator.
Sign the MDE declaration here.
See MDE’s tips for labels to improve their carbon footprint.
See Julie’s Bicycle’s template for businesses to develop their own climate policy.
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