Carbon Reduction Commitment

Carbon Reduction Commitment management with Envantage

Managing your Carbon Reduction Commitment


The Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) is a mandatory emission trading scheme placing several large energy monitoring and reporting burdens on organisations.

As announced in the 2016 Budget, the CRC scheme will run until the end of the 2018-19 compliance year, when phase 2 concludes.

Organisations that are mandated to participate must monitor and record emissions, and purchase allowances for each tonne of CO2 emitted from energy use.

The rules are complex and the reporting burden is significant. Many organisations have therefore failed to meet the requirements, which can lead to fines and civil penalties.


“It is great knowing that Envantage cover all aspects of the CRC scheme for me, always on time, always professional and always accurate! And always willing to help, thank you. “
G Love, Group Estates Director, Aspen Healthcare


Reducing costs and risk

Envantage’s comprehensive services are designed to ensure full CRC compliance while saving you time and money.

Find out how our clients value our services below.

By working with us you can focus on your business – and avoid developing in-house resources to manage the scheme rules, data management, allowance purchasing, reporting, and audits.

Talk to one of our consultants today. We will outline how our services will help you comply with the CRC more cost-effectively and with substantially reduced risk.

With access to our extensive expertise you can also avoid overpaying for CRC allowances. A client who recently approached us could have saved over £10,000 on their last transaction alone.


Use our CRC Services Today

As CRC compliance experts, Envantage offers support that is tailored to your requirements.

We provide full CRC scheme implementation, or assistance with specific elements such as auditing, depending on your in-house capabilities. Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Qualification assessment and registration

  • Scheme rules and administration

  • Data management

  • Full audit support

  • Emissions purchase and trading advice

  • Allowance ordering and surrender

  • Reporting

You will receive detailed reports and knowledgeable customer service from our team.

You will also have the opportunity to drive down your carbon emissions and costs further, using Envantage’s unique range of services. For example, a Climate Change Agreement (CCA) could give you a substantial CCL discount, and our Chartered Energy Managers can deliver energy efficiency projects to help you cut energy bills and CRC costs.

To find out more and start implementing cost-effective CRC management, call Envantage today on 0800 054 2577 or email


What our clients say

We have developed a highly regarded CRC service over many years, working with organisations across the UK. Some of our clients include:


Ocado working with Envantage

“Great service, very efficient, friendly and professional. Keep up the good work.”

Jim Magill, Procurement Manager- Engineering, Ocado


Office Depot working with Envantage

“Envantage has surpassed my expectations. I was concerned moving from a supplier who dealt with our CRC reporting for many years to Envantage. However this was quickly dismissed with how Jess and Katie have handled our transactions. Their knowledge of the scheme is World Class, not sure if any more can be said beyond those two words. With the speed of response and clear, precise explanations given we have all the confidence in Envantage.”

Munaf Bondary, Property Manager (UK & Ireland), Office Depot


Arnold Clark working with Envantage

“Our CRC obligations have been well managed and I have been Impressed by the knowledge and prompt support received from Envantage. Their people have developed a first class service and I would not hesitate to recommend them.”

D Shaw, Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd


Aspen Healthcare working with Envantage

“It is great knowing that Envantage cover all aspects of the CRC scheme for me, always on time, always professional and always accurate! And always willing to help, thank you. The Emissions Tracker Reports are a very useful way of tracking our usage across the group. It’s a good benchmark for when we are trying to implement new energy saving ideas.”

Guy Love, Group Estates Director, Aspen Healthcare


Polytec Car Styling Bromyard working with Envantage

“Working with Katie and her colleagues at Envantage is a pleasure. We can be confident that the CRC and CCA schemes will be managed professionally and that compliance will continue to be maintained. The CRC cost avoidance figure in the Emissions Tracker Report is useful to show senior management the benefit of the CCA scheme.”

John Stoneley, Supplies Manager, Polytec Car Styling Bromyard


Decorative Panels working with Envantage

“CRC service to date has been fantastic and pain free. Knowledge gained during the first year has further aided the process due to the continuation of the same template designs, reporting structure and contacts. The quality of data and reporting have certainly met expectations. All data queries were quickly dealt with.”

Philip Dalton, Operations Director, Decorative Panels


Munroe K working with Envantage

“Envantage have advised us throughout the whole Carbon Reduction Commitment process. Their expertise in this field has been invaluable providing us with conservable costs savings and their professional approach in guiding us through the enrollment process was exemplary.”

G Lintott, Munroe K


Albis (UK) working with Envantage

“Envantage successfully obtained and manage our Climate Change Agreement. With their help we have also been able to opt out of the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme.”

R Fanthom, Albis (UK) Ltd


Audit performance

Envantage has an excellent record of passing all CRC audits. The following feedback was provided as part of a recent auditing process:

“Thank you for all the requested information [for the CRC audit]. The format and quality of the data was very good and you were able to provide it as per our queries.”

Don Mackay, Scottish Environment Protection Agency


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