We're excited to unveil the all-new version of our platform's Emissions Overview feature.
Measuring emissions is the first step in a company's decarbonization journey. It allows them to pinpoint hotspots, establish a baseline year for emission reduction calculations, and track progress effectively.
With our new Emissions Overview feature, we aim to provide users with intuitive data visualization tools that enable them to easily understand and monitor their emissions profile. The granularity of the data provided by the underlying engine offers our customers relevant and actionable insights for data-driven decision-making.
This feature is the result of collaboration among various teams at Unravel Carbon. Drawing on their experience serving customers, our team of sustainability consultants provided the requirements, while our Data and AI team developed the core engine for delivering insights, and our Product and Design team integrated these elements into a delightful and intuitive user experience for our users.
Here are three of the dashboard's top functions, and how they help our customers work more efficiently toward decarbonization:
Get to the root cause of your emissions
Our new dashboard was designed to help you easily identify trends within your emissions data, and then pinpoint the underlying causes as well.
Much like peeling back the layers of an onion, we've designed the navigation experience to allow you to delve into the data progressively, and uncover the answers you need.
Upon accessing the dashboard, you'll be presented with an overview of your data, which includes key information on your emissions across various scopes, categories, and locations.
From there, you can drill down to more granular information. For example, if you notice that capital goods are a major source of your emissions, you can click on that category to identify the top contributors within it and its subcategories, helping you determine the true source of your emissions.
By providing you with access to better data, we're able to help you take more informed actions.
In terms of specific use cases for how your team can leverage our new dashboard to make data-driven decisions and reduce emissions, these include:
- Chief Sustainability Officers (CSOs) seeking convenient access to a comprehensive summary of their carbon emissions, emission scopes, and performance compared to the previous year.
- Facility managers looking for in-depth insights into the specific facility under their supervision.
- Procurement managers aiming to identify the products and services that have the largest impact on emissions, with the goal of finding lower-carbon alternatives.
Compare your emissions across time and facilities
If you're a company with multiple establishments—such as retailers, restaurants, or manufacturers—it's crucial to be able to evaluate and compare the performance of different facilities.
To achieve this, we've simplified the process of comparing two locations and uncovering insights in areas such as waste management, electricity consumption, and supplier relations.
You can also compare the same facility against itself over different time periods.
By making this type of data accessible, you can gain a more comprehensive understanding of the factors contributing to the success of high-performing facilities, and then use these insights to make adjustments that will lead to lower emissions at other locations as well.
Additionally, as facilities can vary in size and output, we’ve integrated a measure of "emissions intensity" into our comparisons. This enables a more objective assessment by revenue, merchandise value, or any custom metric.
Save time with AI-powered insights
Though artificial intelligence (AI) already plays a crucial role in many parts of our platform, our new dashboard marks Unravel Carbon's first use of large language models (LLMs), and then displaying the results directly to you.
In terms of how this works, the AI scans the data being fed into a particular chart and extracts key points to help you better navigate and understand the information presented.
We have also made these insights clickable to expedite the process of accessing your granular data, identifying the root causes of your emissions, and taking any necessary actions.
We have ambitious plans to expand the integration of AI into customer-facing features, and at the moment, four of the dashboard's charts are already capable of producing AI-generated insights.
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At Unravel Carbon, we are thrilled for our customers to begin leveraging our new Emissions Overview feature.
We hope that the dashboard's many capabilities will empower businesses to monitor their carbon footprint more easily and to make data-driven decisions throughout their sustainability journey.
Whether it's related to setting net zero targets, developing a decarbonization action plan, enacting strategic sustainability initiatives, or preparing for emissions reporting requirements that may be on the horizon, our new dashboard is designed to help companies chart their path forward by leveraging insights that are easily accessible, incredibly detailed, and highly actionable.
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