Powell Intranet Carpooling Sustainability Initiative

November 15th, 2022 by Tamar Asatiani

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Read about how Powell Intranet contributes to creating positive environmental changes through its Carpooling tool.

The consequences of climate change continue to impact all life on Earth. Due to rising temperatures caused by human activity, the need for sustainable solutions has grown. Businesses need to take the issue of climate change into account when creating new products or services. They also need to understand the importance of making a positive difference by reducing carbon emissions, conserving energy, and eliminating unnecessary materials from their production processes. This is crucial for any company to be sustainable.

At Powell Software, we feel a huge responsibility to take care of our planet. We feel the need to contribute to our environment and take necessary actions to create positive change. Our new initiative to launch a Carpooling tool serves precisely this purpose.

We are proud that our car-sharing idea came from our French customer and their partner, who originally did custom development.

Why launch a car-sharing tool?

Since one of the many ways to help the environment is by carpooling.

What is Carpooling?

Carpooling is when you ride with several other people to the same destination. You can be a driver or a passenger. A driver shares their private vehicle with coworkers during their daily commute. This way, they can reduce the number of vehicles on the road and help contribute to the more significant cause of reducing pollution and carbon dioxide emissions.

Let us list several benefits of carpooling to demonstrate the positive changes it can bring to our environment.

  • Carpooling is a great way to connect with people socially and foster friendly relations between coworkers. Having company is always such fun!
  • More importantly, It is well known that carpooling helps in decreasing carbon dioxide emissions and increasing energy efficiency.
  • Since cars are shared, there are fewer cars on the road. This leads to reduced pollution.

Our solution

Carpooling experience proved to be very simple, thanks to Powell Intranet capabilities! It is easy to use both for drivers and passengers!

With Powell Intranet Carpooling, drivers can create new rides in seconds through a creation form and include information about departure/destination and time/date. Passengers can find all the existing rides directly on the page and easily register. If they have any questions, they can start a discussion with the driver in the “comments” section. Available filters make it even more effortless for passengers to find the ride they are looking for.

The carpooling tool can be easily deployed on your portal since it is a ready-to-use template. 

Carpooling home

Register to a ride

Use carpooling with your coworkers, and help decrease carbon emissions, ease traffic congestion and reduce the need for at least one additional car!

What to expect?

Our Carpooling tool represents a broader picture of Powel Intranet’s developing capability within the hybrid workspace. Apart from Carpooling, Powell Intranet promotes sustainability by providing various functionalities on the portal, such as the Second-Hand Swap Market or the Flexdesk tool

We will provide a complete environment focused on promoting sustainable practices over the next few months –  stay tuned!

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