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 … Continued

Leading independent climate change report reveals at least 85% of FTSE 100 companies do not have sufficient carbon reduction strategies

EcoAct publishes its 9th consecutive FTSE 100 Sustainability leaderboard and report, warning not enough is being done by UK companies to reduce carbon emissions and manage climate change    Unilever and Marks & Spencer top rankings, with FMCG firms and retailers demonstrating strong performance Utility companies make strong entry into rankings with 4 companies in top … Continued

EcoAct Group becomes first global science-based target partner

Global climate change solutions provider, EcoAct Group, has been confirmed as a Gold Partner for science-based targets through the CDP. CDP collaborates with the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute, and the World Wide Fund for Nature on the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) that champions science-based target setting as a powerful way to boost companies’ … Continued

New Regulation will Drive a Tenfold increase in Mandatory Carbon Reporting

Yesterday the UK Government published its plans for the new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) regulations. It outlines the new mandatory reporting framework which will replace the existing CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme due to end in 2019. The SECR is designed to streamline and reduce complexity in the carbon and energy reporting landscape as … Continued

How do I report information that meets stakeholder needs?

Many of us in the sustainability sector are in the middle of a busy sustainability and carbon reporting cycle be it for regulatory purposes – such as the CRC, MGHGR or one of numerous disclosure and ranking schemes – such as DJSI, FTSE4Good, GRESB, CDP, or perhaps for our own public reporting purposes.