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Understanding the language of a sustainability manager

If you work in sustainability, you probably often hear, “Nice, you are doing something for the environment!” or “so you are taking care of recycling in your company?”. The term “sustainability” is often associated with environmental topics although it covers many more areas. And even though it is finally not a niche topic anymore, there […]

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How to reduce carbon emissions in your company

Every year, almost 41 gigatons of carbon are emitted worldwide. In order to achieve the international goal of limiting global warming to 2° Celsius, the carbon budget we as humans have left is only between 600 and 800 Gt carbon by 2050. This 2°C-target was adopted at the 2015 Climate Conference in Paris, and all […]

How can I offset our carbon footprint to become a carbon neutral company?

In the context of climate strategies and climate action measures, the term carbon offsetting, also known as carbon compensation, is often used. There are already numerous businesses worldwide that offset their carbon emissions. At this point we would like to explain what this scheme actually means, how it works and how you can achieve carbon […]

How to analyse the carbon footprint of your company

The first step on the way to a carbon neutral company is to calculate the carbon footprint of your company. Carbon accounting gives you the opportunity to set up a new KPI for the management in your company and to become a pioneer for a climate-neutral economy.  With the help of technology and software, Planetly […]

Standards and methods for a corporate carbon footprint calculation

Carbon reporting is increasingly developing from a niche topic to being an essential part of non-financial reporting by companies. While only 221 companies reported their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) in 2003, this figure grew to more than 8,400 companies in 2019 (Business Strategy and the Environment). Throughout this time […]

Corporate Carbon Footprint vs. Product Carbon Footprint: Which one to begin with?

An increasing number of companies are pursuing ambitious carbon reduction targets towards climate neutrality. However, a systematic reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is only possible if emission intensive hotspots can be identified and quantified. There are two approaches available to companies for this purpose: Corporate Carbon Footprint (CCF, emissions from all corporate activities for a certain […]

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