Companies have woken up to climate change and to the necessary actions they need to take to slow it down. The raising environmental awareness of clients and consumers affects to their buying decisions. This, in addition to targets about decreasing their carbon footprint affects also to supply chains and subcontractors of companies. Project CarbonWise promotes awareness about company’s carbon footprint, how to decrease it and how to utilize carbon wise strategy to create competitive advantage considering the opportunities of circular economy. Carbon wise stands for business that takes energy efficiency and product life cycle into account, with lowest possible impact on the environment.
In project CarbonWise, the awareness of companies about what their carbon footprint consists of, and how to follow the parameters of their carbon footprint has been made possible. With this project, the environmental expertise in companies will increase notably. CarbonWise enables companies to decrease their carbon footprint during and after the project. As a result, CarbonWise affects significantly to the use of natural resources in the companies and the city, after carbon footprint calculations and the processes developed among.
Project CarbonWise promotes the carbon wisdom of Kupittaa campus area. In Turku University of Applied Sciences, carbon wisdom will be increased by involving not only the companies, but personnel, students and real estate companies to tell what they want and to try new products and services to develop them together. The area of Kupittaa campus will receive information about their own opportunities how to be carbon wiser when considering food, transportation, purchases, usage of real estates, green areas and sharing of goods.