Who will be the top 10 sustainable business leaders in 2020?

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This year marks EcoAct’s 10th annual ranking of FTSE 100 sustainable business leaders based on their sustainability reporting performance. Ahead of the release of this year’s report, we look back at the trends across the last decade in corporate climate reporting and sustainable business leadership. 2020 is the beginning of the final decade when we […]

What is an Organisational Life Cycle Assessment (OLCA)?

Understanding a full footprint using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Understand how Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) can work at an organisational level to add business value and aid the transition to net zero. So far, a total of 19 countries and at least 34 large companies have recently committed to the ambition of net zero carbon emissions. In addition, at the time of writing 685 […]

5 reasons why sustainability software should be on your procurement list

Sustainability is, as much as anything else, a complex data management exercise. And a never-ending one at that. The demands for more transparency, better sustainability reporting, accurate carbon footprints and emissions reduction targets is growing. For all of this you need a lot of data, from a lot of sources, with a lot of time […]

How to calculate a carbon footprint for your business

An organisational carbon footprint is an essential component on the journey towards net zero and is the first building block towards any sustainability strategy. A carbon footprint can also provide an initial climate risk and opportunities assessment by identifying emissions hotspots across your value chain. Companies all over the world measure and report their carbon […]

Buildings LEED the way to climate action

Taking action to reduce the environmental footprint of buildings can produce considerable results in the fight against climate change. In the United States, buildings contribute approximately 45%, over 2300 million metric tonnes, of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). One of the main components of New York City’s strategy to align with the Paris Agreement, the global […]

Good News for Your Carbon Footprint: The UK is going Green

Earlier this month, DEFRA released their 2018 greenhouse gas reporting conversion factors. This year, there have been some changes to the methodologies used, as well as some key headline figures illustrating the UK’s (and beyond) progress towards carbon neutrality. The changes seen are important for companies in terms of reporting their emissions, as any significant […]