Insights from our Founder: Too busy for Biodiversity?

toadwatch, a short film by Zero Hour

Part of a series of blogs from Emma Burlow, Founder of Lighthouse Sustainability. Too busy for Biodiversity? Thanks to Zero Hour for this brilliant video (see below!) I’m a biologist at heart. Nature, plants, animals, the life support systems we all rely on, it all fascinates me. There weren’t many jobs involving nature when I […]

Ecosurety’s Carbon Literacy Success 💪


Ecosurety is the market leading producer compliance scheme investing in quality recycling. The organisation works on behalf of its members to source quality evidence and ensures they comply with the UK’s packaging, e-waste and batteries regulations. The opportunity As the only B Corp certified compliance scheme in the UK, Ecosurety is committed to deliver change […]

Insights from our Founder: Money, Money, Money

Bank League table

Part of a series of blogs from Emma Burlow, Founder of Lighthouse Sustainability. Money, money, money. Must be funny? In a rich man’s world? Not funny ‘ha ha’ that’s for sure. But maybe funny that despite my best efforts to post useful sustainability-framed content on LinkedIn, my ‘Taylor Swift is the least of our worries’ […]

Using Carbon Literacy training to deliver results 📈

Boston Scientific Logo

Boston Scientific is a leading medical technology company headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Specialising in the development and manufacture of medical devices, it employs over 35,000 people globally, contributing to healthcare innovations worldwide. The opportunity Boston Scientific has a keen focus on sustainability but is challenged with compartmentalised knowledge. A strategic focus is to embed environmental […]

Carbon Lunch & Learn for PrescQIPP🥗👩‍⚕️

PrescQIPP carbon awareness webinar page

PrescQIPP are an NHS funded not-for-profit organisation that supports quality, optimised prescribing for patients. They produce evidence-based resources and tools for primary care commissioners and provide a platform to share innovation across the NHS. They do this via bulletins and briefings, data, webkits, and webinars. The opportunity  Despite having a number of specific resources on […]

Insights from our Founder: Sustainability is a team sport

every job is a climate job

Part of a series of blogs from Emma Burlow, Founder of Lighthouse Sustainability. Sustainability is a team sport. After years of being told that we need to raise awareness and understand the evidence, we are now realising that knowing the rules, and even having a goal to win, isn’t enough to succeed. Stories from Sustainability […]

Carbon Literate Organisation Gold for Beko!


Beko PLC is the UK and Ireland subsidiary of Arçelik A.S., one of the largest household appliance producers in Europe, distributing over 2.9 million products every year. As number one in the large home appliance sector in the UK, 1 in 4 homes has appliances from Beko.   The opportunity  The Lighthouse team have been working […]

Junxion / Lighthouse – Partnership Press Release – May 2023 

Junxion/Lighthouse Partnership

As long-standing collaborators and allies, Junxion and Lighthouse Sustainability Ltd are delighted to announce a formal strategic partnership. This partnership will combine Junxion’s purpose, strategy and impact measurement know-how with Lighthouse Sustainability’s carbon, circularity and sustainability education expertise.    It marks a significant milestone in our shared commitment to creating a better future. We are delighted […]

Welcome to the Crew!

Farah and Charlotte, Lighthouse's Training Manager and Sustainability Researcher

After a busy start to the year, we are thrilled to announce two new members of the Lighthouse Crew! We welcome aboard Farah Lodhi-Jones, our new Training Manager. Farah’s LinkedIn profile. Farah has lived and worked in China, Kenya, Indonesia, Spain, and Italy on projects centred around climate change issues. She has an MSc in […]

It’s our birthday

Can you believe Lighthouse Sustainability is 2?  As our business continues to grow, we are excited to reflect on our achievements – it’s good to do that right?   Being a small company means that we are a tight group. We work closely and personally with our clients and partners.   Heading up Lighthouse Sustainability is […]

Partnership with Play It Green

By partnering with Play It Green, we have become a climate positive organisation. Through this partnership, we will make an immediate environmental and social impact through the trees we plant to lower our carbon footprint and accelerate our journey to net-zero. Through Play It Green’s unique three-step solution to climate change, Repair, Reduce, Regive, a […]

Carbon Literacy Feedback

Are you wondering what people thought of our Carbon Literacy courses? The feedback from the courses so far have been really positive with constructive feedback to our ever evolving course. Emma has been running her bespoke Carbon Literacy accredited training courses for business since February this year. So far 6 cohorts are trained with one […]

Business Declares

Lighthouse Sustainability is proud to be joining Business Declares and the fast growing network of businesses who acknowledge the Climate and Ecological Emergency. Our aim is to reach Net Zero by 2030 by reducing our emissions and improving our impact on biodiversity. Concern for both people and the planet are not new to us and […]

The Beacon is out!

Our first edition of The Beacon is out now! The Beacon will share news about our services and achievements, sustainable business highlights and give priority access to our upcoming courses. If you missed out on signing up to get our newsletter straight to your inbox, it’s not too late to subscribe on our website for future edition’s.

25th January 2021 – Is There Such a Thing as a Sustainable Consumer – be Waste Wise Panel

Emma spoke at the be Waste wise “Is There Such a Thing as a Sustainable Consumer” panel, alongside fellow experts in the sustainability field Jen Gale and Sarah Ottaway. With 60% of carbon emissions and 70% of biodiversity loss globally linked with consumption, the topic of how we curb and change the way we consume […]

Lighthouse Sustainability is one of the first organisations to be certified as having an eco-friendly website  

Eco-friendly Website EFWA Accredited We at Lighthouse Sustainability are delighted to announce that we have received the Eco-Friendly Website Accreditation for our company website.   Emma Burlow, the founder of Lighthouse Sustainability said:   “Being a responsible corporate citizen is very important to us at Lighthouse Sustainability as sustainability and our social impact is something we strongly […]

30th September 2021 – Circular Economy Meets Climate Emergency – be Waste Wise Panel

The Circular Economy Meets Climate Emergency is a be Waste Wise panel exploring the critical role of circular economy in carbon reduction. Emma will be moderating on the be Waste wise “Circular Economy Meets Climate Emergency” panel, alongside fellow experts in the sustainability field Chris Whyte and Rebecca Griffiths.

Awarded Carbon Literacy


Thrilled to receive my certificate of Carbon Literacy yesterday and take part in a trainers workshop today. Happy to join this growing army of people who are taking a truly collaborative approach to upskilling individuals, businesses and councils. 17,000 + individuals now trained.Contact me if you’d like to train staff or become a carbon literate […]

10th September 2020 – Circular Economy Business Models in Practice – UK and US Perspectives | with Emma Burlow


This webinar explores what makes CE business models work in practice with panelists from the UK and the US. Our panel, hosted by Emma Burlow, have first-hand experience of implementing circular business models and share the lessons they have learned, and their tips for success. Click to view the event

5th June 2020 – Circular Economy Mentoring Access to Support Networks


As a sustainability professional, in a vast sector and surrounded by a fast moving range of issues, making an impact is a real challenge. Access to good networks and support from peers is crucial to support us in our work, inspire our ambitions and make change happen. Sharing experience and learning from others is key to the rapid acceleration of progress that we need.

This webinar introduces two vital support networks where you can access mentoring support, the Circular Economy Club and Sustainability Mentors. We hear from Daniel O’Connor and Inna Chilik on how these networks are supporting the sustainability professionals of the future.