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Yorkshire Climate Action Coalition (YCAC)

What is the Yorkshire Climate Action Coalition (YCAC)?


The Yorkshire Climate Action Coalition (YCAC) is a group of businesses in and around Yorkshire who collaborate to help one another become more sustainable and have a positive impact in the region and beyond.

Chaired by Walker Morris and Deloitte, YCAC boasts over 100 members from across a range of commercial and industrial sectors, from household names to regional businesses, from manufacturing and heavy industry to financial services and energy specialists.

Membership is open to all businesses looking to proactively engage with the sustainability agenda and be at the forefront of the transition to a green economy; businesses wishing to collaborate with peers in the region to drive climate action and achieve their own and shared goals in sustainability.

Read the round up of our latest event here.

What are the key climate issues and what action can we take?


As environment, social and governance (ESG) considerations increasingly feature on every business’s agenda, YCAC shares knowledge, expertise and solutions across a wide range of climate and wider ESG issues where together we can make a positive impact.

Issues tackled by YCAC include:

  • Net Zero and the role of hydrogen
  • The future of the office in a green economy
  • EV charging infrastructure
  • Employee engagement in sustainability
  • Managing stakeholders on the road to Net Zero
  • Green finance
  • Carbon literacy

How does the Yorkshire Climate Action Coalition address these issues?


Members share a common desire to address the climate challenge through taking action.

YCAC activities are geared towards creating networks and collaborations that make a meaningful difference to the region and beyond through:

  • helping members define, accelerate & achieve their own respective carbon reduction & sustainability goals
  • inspiring members by sharing knowledge, stories, challenges, experience and expertise
  • realising new business opportunities arising from the transition to a net zero economy for our members, our region and our communities

Whether it’s sharing best practice or creating the connections that enable positive action, YCAC looks to empower its members with the tools they need to make a positive difference and inspire change in others.

What are the benefits of joining the Yorkshire Climate Action Coalition?


In the YCAC we are stronger together.

There are several benefits that members can access right away after joining. This includes:

  • Connecting with other members through our regular members’ meetings. Here we share challenges and ideas, inviting others to collaborate on green initiatives.
  • Joining our regular networking sessions. We’ll support you in forming self-organised groups to find answers to shared problems.
  • Accessing information and resources to help you achieve your sustainability goals.
  • We’ll invite you to quarterly events and workshops, with guest speakers, designed to educate, inspire and create opportunities for collaboration.

I am interested in getting involved, what are my next steps?


We’re glad to hear you’re interested in joining the YCAC and look forward to learning more about you and your environmental and sustainability goals.

For more information about YCAC or for next steps about joining contact us at:


Kyle Spivey, Associate, Infrastructure & Energy, Walker Morris


Yorkshire Climate Action Coalition

The Yorkshire Climate Action Coalition: we are stronger together.

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