Drawdown Employee Benefit
Multiplying company-wide carbon reductions by taking them home
What it is // An employee incentive program to reduce emissions.
Drawdown multiplies company-wide carbon reductions by incentivizing employees to cut their own household emissions. For example, in jurisdictions where the following are applicable, employees can apply to:
How it works // A software service to manage applications and payments.
Why it exists // To achieve even bigger emissions reductions outside the corporate footprint
According to Drawdown Labs, to be a leader in 21st century business, "it is no longer enough to do 'less harm' over time; we need businesses to look far beyond reducing their own operational footprint and commit to achieving bigger emissions reductions in the broader world."
Businesses can achieve bigger reductions outside their footprint in one of two ways: 1) they can invest in large community-based projects; or 2) use the Drawdown Employee Benefit to extend climate action into the homes of their employees.
Implementing a Drawdown program allows companies to:
In addition to investments directly benefiting employees, eligible options could include supporting a regional clean energy development or even supporting clean energy projects in the Global South.
A CAST proposal
for Drawdown Labs
We hope to join the "consortium of visionary private sector partners working to go beyond ‘net zero’ to scale climate solutions in the world."
Creative Applications for Sustainable Technology Inc. (CAST) is a sustainability-focused software firm committed to developing innovative solutions to the complex, interconnected environmental, economic, and social problems facing an increasingly challenged and progressively damaged shared planet.
CAST features a creative team of experienced problem solvers