New EcoAct Climate Risk Platform assesses organisations’ physical vulnerability to climate risks

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EcoAct, an Atos company launches the EcoAct Climate Risk Platform, a climate risk assessment and visualisation platform that assesses the vulnerability of organisations’ physical sites to 28 climate change hazards, supporting the identification and prioritisation of mitigation and adaptation measures. With no credible pathway to 1.5°C according to UNEP’s latest Emissions Gap Report, the need […]

How can EcoAct help businesses and societies address flooding risks?

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Flooding risks are becoming more apparent. There have been numerous disastrous floods recently, and their frequency and intensity are increasing as a result of climate change. For example, in summer 2021 heavy precipitation led to extreme river flooding in Germany and Belgium. More recently, Pakistan has been the victim of deadly floods that have already […]

Flood risk: Impact, damage and recommendations for organisations

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According to the IPCC report from Working Group I, global warming is expected to drive rising sea levels, and lead to more frequent extreme precipitation events that will intensify the risk of coastal, river and pluvial floods. Victoria Naipal, climate scientist and risk expert at EcoAct, discusses the latest knowledge of exposure and impacts of […]

What is an Organisational Life Cycle Assessment (OLCA)?

Understanding a full footprint using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

EcoAct Senior Consultant, Lau Tambjerg explains how Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) can work at an organisational level to add business value and aid the transition to net-zero. So far, more than of 70 countries  have committed to the ambition of net-zero carbon emissions. In addition, at the time of writing  2940 companies have committed to […]

Climate Risk & Adaptation: Q&A

Climate Risk & Adaptation: Q&A

Thank you to everyone who attended our webinar on climate risk assessment & adaptation strategies, organised on April 5th 2022 as part of CDP’s Bitesize Sustainability Webinar Series for Gold Accredited Solutions Providers. During the event, we received a number of questions – in this post, we respond to these questions and provide further information […]

2020 CDP scores: EcoAct congratulates its A-list clients

2020 CDP scores: EcoAct congratulates its A-list clients

Despite a very difficult year, the number of companies disclosing to CDP and our own client A-list has risen again. This morning CDP released the scores for the 2020 round of disclosures. Out of 9,617 companies disclosing, 270 have achieved a Leadership A-list ranking for the Climate Change Questionnaire, including our own parent company, Atos. […]

The planet and our progress in 2019

The planet and our progress in 2019

In the sustainability world we are not light on research and findings. It’s often hard to keep up and harder still to find time to read them all. So, we have summarised some of the most significant reports on the state of climate and sustainability to provide a snapshot of developments in the industry in […]

What do investors really want from climate change disclosures?

What do investors really want from climate change disclosures?

Hermes EOS is a leading stewardship provider with a focus on achieving positive change. Their dedicated team of engagement and voting specialists enable pension funds and other longer-term institutional investors to achieve their fiduciary responsibilities and be more active owners of companies. They work on behalf of investors from 12 countries who entrust them with […]