25 February 2017
Visit EBAday.com

Nationwide taps Carbon Trust for staff energy saving push

30 August 2012  |  3245 views  |  0 Nationwide logo web screen shot

The UK's Nationwide Building Society has teamed up with the Carbon Trust to develop an online tool designed to help staff improve their energy efficiency through behavioural changes.

Nationwide is using a bespoke version of the Carbon Trust's 'Empower' tool, featuring virtual representations of locations, accompanied by energy efficiency tips tailored for the building society.

Advice will be provided across a variety of business areas, including branches and administration centres, as well as transport options for getting to and from work, details on teleconferencing, and recommendations on how employees can take action in their own homes.

The building society's 15,000 employees will be encouraged to pledge how they will cut carbon and be provided with additional learning tools such as quizzes and myth-busters. Information and reporting on pledges will be used to help Nationwide target the most effective places to change behaviour, as well as monitor expectations and progress.

Lynn Forrester, sustainability manager, Nationwide, says: "We are pleased to have had an opportunity to work with the Carbon Trust to develop a tailored programme which is relevant to Nationwide and we are confident 'Empower' will help actively engage and inspire our employees on our journey towards a lower carbon future."

Comments: (0)

Comment on this story (membership required)

Finextra news in your inbox

For Finextra's free daily newsletter, breaking news flashes and weekly jobs board: sign up now

Related stories

Deutsche Bank NY headquarters go solar

Deutsche Bank NY headquarters go solar

23 January 2012  |  5177 views  |  0 comments
Nationwide most secure for online banking - Which?

Nationwide most secure for online banking - Which?

26 August 2011  |  11581 views  |  3 comments
Barclays banks on cool data centre

Barclays banks on cool data centre

13 March 2008  |  6489 views  |  0 comments

Related company news

 

Related blogs

Create a blog about this story (membership required)
visit dh.com

Who is commenting?

Top topics

Most viewed Most shared
EBA to relax controversial PSD2 authentication rulesEBA to relax controversial PSD2 authentica...
12435 views comments | 52 tweets | 72 linkedin
RBS to become fintech fund and high street outlet for challenger banks under HMT remedyRBS to become fintech fund and high street...
8491 views comments | 40 tweets | 34 linkedin
High rate of defaults hit P2P lending sectorHigh rate of defaults hit P2P lending sect...
6736 views comments | 18 tweets | 13 linkedin
BNY Mellon seeks blockchain experts for new emerging biz and tech teamBNY Mellon seeks blockchain experts for ne...
6597 views comments | 7 tweets | 4 linkedin
Visa opens London innovation centreVisa opens London innovation centre
6002 views comments | 20 tweets | 19 linkedin

Featured job

Six Figure Base + Commission + Stock Options
London

Find your next job