Mobilize your SMEs

Engage and support small business to take climate action by leveraging the SME Climate Hub’s tools and resources.

Who are these resources for?

The SME Climate Hub encourages stakeholders, such as large corporations, financial institutions, governments, and NGOs, to support and incentivize SME climate action within their value chains and networks. Find out more about us.

The resources and guidance available on this page are designed to support stakeholders in understanding the SME Climate Hub’s vision, mission, and processes and in leveraging our free tools and resources to support SMEs to reduce their emissions. Sign up here to receive the latest updates from the SME Climate Hub.

Understand the Basics
The SME Climate Hub mainstreams climate action for SMEs and enables them to:
Take Action
Access free tools and resources to measure emissions and discover steps and strategies to reach net zero.
Commit to Net Zero
Make a credible net zero commitment aligned with science and join thousands of businesses in the Race to Zero campaign.
Report Progress
Use the SME Climate Hub reporting tool to report emissions and share annual progress.
SME Climate Commitment Guide

Recognizing that climate change poses a threat to the economy, nature and society at large, our company commits to take action immediately in order to:

  • Halve our greenhouse gas emissions before 2030
  • Achieve net zero emissions before 2050
  • Disclose our progress on a yearly basis

In doing so, we are proud to be recognized by the United Nations Race to Zero campaign, and join governments, businesses, cities, regions, and universities around the world that share the same mission.

This document provides information about the SME Climate Commitment and the commitment process.

SME Climate Hub Reporting Guide

This guide provides information about the SME Reporting Tool, reporting requirements, and the reporting process.

SME Climate Hub Annual Survey Report

To better understand the motivators and barriers of small business climate action, the SME Climate Hub conducts an annual survey. The findings from this survey are used to improve and refine the SME Climate Hub tools and resources available.

Engage and Guide Your SMEs
Identify the best method of communication to reach your small business network and share consistent messages to maximize impact. Invite eligible SMEs to make the SME Climate Commitment and ensure they know how to access and use the tools and resources available on the SME Climate Hub. All tools and resources are free and available to anyone regardless of commitment status.
SME Climate Hub Engagement Guide

This guide is designed to support stakeholders that want to engage SMEs and communicate with them about taking climate action. Leveraging the resources of the SME Climate Hub, it recommends how to communicate with SMEs and provides links to key SME Climate Hub information and learning resources.

SME Climate Hub One Pager

Our one-pager provides a brief, graphic overview of the SME Climate Hub. This document can be shared directly with SMEs as an introduction to the Hub.

Welcome Letter Template

Leverage our welcome letter template to contact SMEs through email or your preferred communication platform. Tailor the content for your channels.

Track Your SMEs
SMEs from all over the world are taking climate action through the SME Climate Hub. Track the commitments and progress of SMEs in your value chain or network.
Promote Your Efforts
Promote your progress on engaging and supporting SMEs in taking climate action through the SME Climate Hub. Highlight your efforts through your website, newsletters, social media, sustainability reports, or other materials, and influence additional stakeholders to support SME climate action.
Social Media and Communications Assets

Leverage our social media and communications assets to promote your efforts and encourage your peers to support SME climate action.

Become a Leader
To reach global net zero, it is imperative that the entire ecosystem of climate leaders collaborate to support, standardize, and streamline SME climate action. The SME Climate Hub convenes and partners with a wide range of stakeholders to mobilize and support SMEs on their journey towards net zero.

For the full range of tactics larger corporations can implement to accelerate value chain decarbonization, see guidance from the We Mean Business Coalition.

Interested in exploring a partnership with us? Get in touch.

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