05 Jan '12, 4pm

Carbon Trust's 'Empower' Tool to Boost Employees' Green Engagement

Carbon Trust's 'Empower' Tool to Boost Employees' Green Engagement

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 U.K. businesses and public sector bodies £500m (US$774 million) 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. 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 shared with their managers. Analysis by the Carbon Trust has found that a typical 10 story office buildi...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/01/05/carbon-trust-empo...

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