Tech for the Planet

Carbon Planner


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NatWest Carbon Planner is a free digital tool available to all UK businesses. Carbon Planner supports businesses to become more sustainable and climate conscious, helping users to identify potential cost and carbon savings. Carbon Planner enables users to measure their carbon footprint by answering a few questions, get tailored and quantified actions, set targets and start building a plan to reduce their emissions. Carbon Planner supports users throughout their end-to-end climate journey with access to resources, products and services including Climate Consultancy.
The tool is available to customers and non-customers, enabling NatWest to help as many businesses as possible. Insights show that a top priority for businesses is energy usage and the associated rising costs. Carbon Planner is designed to meet this need, supporting businesses to make sustainable choices and evidencing the potential positive financial impacts from taking action, such as reducing energy and operating costs.

Octoplus Saving Sessions

Octopus Energy

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Our relentless mission is to bring about a sustainable energy system faster and cheaper through the power of Kraken, our cutting-edge proprietary digital platform. Benefiting people, our planet and a future-fit greener grid.

Our environmental agenda goes above and beyond simply supplying fairly-priced 100% renewable energy to 5.4m UK households and businesses. We’re proud to be breaking new ground with tech-led, high impact, consumer flexibility projects that include our brilliant Octoplus Saving Sessions, now in its second year.

Enabled by the Demand Flexibility Service we helped create in partnership with National Grid ESO, Octoplus Saving Sessions works by paying participant customers to delay energy intensive activities out of peak demand times.

This, in turn, supports a more planet-friendly energy system by:
-Avoiding the need to fire up expensive coal plants at the last minute
-Delivering a planet-friendly, cost-effective, fuel-efficient grid
-Reducing costs for consumers during very difficult winter months

Making Zero Carbon Commuting a Reality


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Mobilityways provides groundbreaking climate technology that helps employers measure, reduce and report their Scope 3 commuting emissions at scale. The Platform is the only software solution dedicated to decarbonising the commute. It provides full visibility of commuting challenges and identifies sustainable travel alternatives for employees to help employers reduce Scope 3 emissions in line with net zero goals.

The Platform comprises of 9 tools that allow large employers to collect, analyse and act on commuting data quickly, easily and at scale without the added cost of additional resources that would be required without it.

From creating persuasive business cases for implementing sustainable travel initiatives to building car-sharing communities that save users more than £700 a month, Mobilityways promotes and shares best practices across its partners.