An app to inspire businesses to think greener

By Stephen Kennett, 2degrees

Green Oak and Glasgow Caledonian University have won a competition to create an app that inspires Scottish businesses to think greener.

By 2020, Scotland has committed to reduce carbon emissions by 42%. To help businesses respond to this challenge, the Scottish Government, Scottish and Southern Energy, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Microsoft launched a competition to create a software application that would help businesses measure, manage and reduce their carbon emissions.

The winning app, called ‘Care to Compare’, is aimed at taking small to medium enterprises on a carbon journey. It includes the following stages:

  • Educate: some highly interactive educational material on carbon, what it is and why it is important… Read more

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