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 […]

Supply chain emissions: what challenges lie ahead?

Supply chain emissions

The supply chain is often cited as one of the areas where companies have significant challenges in managing and reducing emissions. For lots of businesses, most emissions lie within the supply chain, and as such, these emissions are beyond a company’s direct control (Scope 3). This means supply chain emissions are simultaneously the most challenging […]

Behind the scenes of the science-based target movement

What is an Organisational Life Cycle Assessment (OLCA)?

The corporate momentum behind setting meaningful Science Based Targets (SBTs) on carbon reductions is building with the total count of companies that have either publicly committed to or set SBTs now sitting at a healthy and ever-increasing total of 406 organisations. It is great to see progress being made recently, including many large players such […]

Good value chain: overcoming the challenge of collecting Scope 3 emissions

What is an Organisational Life Cycle Assessment (OLCA)?

Measuring Scope 1 and 2 emissions is standard practice for many companies. Our research into the sustainability reporting performance of the FTSE 100 found only one company not providing this information publicly. In the context of stakeholder demand and the need to manage business risk, companies are increasingly looking to understand emissions in their value […]