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Incentives to reduce energy costs


Dramatically rising energy costs and the urgent need to reduce consumption in the context of the climate crisis mean many organisations are keen to incentivise employees to save energy. Can energy saving measures be included as criteria in employee incentive plans?

Can employers include KPIs relating to energy savings in their incentive plans?

Are there tax and social security deductions or other benefits in place to incentivise reductions in energy/travel costs and carbon emissions?

Could employers involve their employees in identifying the best ways to save energy, for example, by staging a contest to find the best ideas?