A team of Wartsila employees has developed a prize-winning system to track global carbon emissions from vessels — but this is not for financial gains.

Instead, a leading team member hopes the United Nations would make this part of its data offerings to researchers in a bid to combat climate change.

“I don't think this will ever be commercialised,” Thomas Dewilde, Wartsila’s manager for cyber governance, risk and assurance, said. “This is something that helps climate action.”