Thursday July 9, 2020

Green IT: Tracking the cost of your carbon footprint

The introduction of measures such as carbon taxes and carbon trading schemes has seen a greater appreciation of the financial aspect of energy emissions and carbon footprints, writes Dermot Corrigan.

4th December, 2011
Companies can analyse data to show exactly how and where energy was being consumed by the company and its staff members. Photo: Getty

Providers of financial software are moving to incorporate measurement and reporting of carbon usage as standard into their basic packages.

The data utilised within these applications is gathered in the same way a financial application pulls together its information, and by the same staff members, according to Kevin Misselbrook, customer services director, Access Ireland.

"The carbon reports come from the same place you get financial reports, such as your profit and loss account," said Misselbrook....

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 6 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago