05 Jan '12, 3am

Carbon Trust launches new tool to Empower green employees

The Carbon Trust will today launch an online service designed to boost employee engagement with the green agenda, arguing that embracing environmental best practices could potentially save large UK businesses and public sector bodies £500m a year through energy and waste reductions alone. The company will today launch the so-called "Empower" tool, which can be downloaded by public bodies and businesses free of charge. FURTHER READING Report: Firms missing out on PC power savings Germany reports record 60 per cent surge in solar generation The interactive application allows employees to take a virtual tour of a typical office building to learn how to make environmental improvements, such as turning off unused equipment or avoiding unnecessary corporate travel. They can then also set personal goals for reducing their environmental impact using the application, which can be s...

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