EcoVadis Platinum-Medaille

DFGE erzielt Platinum-Medaille im EcoVadis Assessment

DFGE – Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy wurde mit einer Platinum-Medaille zur Anerkennung der Nachhaltigkeitsleistung von EcoVadis ausgezeichnet. Die DFGE gehört somit zu den Top 1% Ihrer Branche und zu den Top 2% aller in EcoVadis bewerteten Unternehmen.   Das EcoVadis Assessment EcoVadis ist eine Bewertungsplattform, die Unternehmen in den Bereichen Arbeits- und Menschenrechte,…

Carbon Removal Guidance

GHG Protocol Carbon Removals Guidance – Draft for Pilot Testing and Review

Why do we need carbon removals? According to current science, such as the IEA (International Energy Agency) and the latest report by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), carbon removals are critical to addressing climate change. Reductions in emissions are essential, but not sufficient to stay below the 1.5 degree. Therefore, it becomes clear…

EcoVadis Medaillenvergabe

EcoVadis Update: Änderungen an der Medaillenvergabe ab Januar 2023

Ein turbulentes Jahr neigt sich für EcoVadis dem Ende entgegen: vergangenes Jahr wurde die separate Carbon Scorecard zur Darstellung des Carbon Managements eines Unternehmens eingeführt. Mitte diesen Jahres konnte sich EcoVadis ein Investment von 500 Millionen US-Dollar ergattern und wurde so zum Unicorn im Bereich der Nachhaltigkeitsratings für Unternehmen. Zudem wurden nach und nach die…

EcoVadis Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index

EcoVadis Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 2022

The EcoVadis Supply Chain Assessment EcoVadis is a supply chain assessment which helps companies to understand and quantify sustainability risks within their supply chain. Unlike individual questionnaires or very specific ones like CDP, EcoVadis offers a standardized approach which is able to compare the performance of companies with entirely different profiles on a rating scale…

TCFD Recommendations

How CDP aligns with the TCFD recommendations on climate-related financial disclosures

What are the TCFD recommendations? For years, there has been an increased demand from the capital market for reliable and comparable information from companies on the impact of climate change. For this reason, the G20 Finance Ministers established the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) in 2015. Since 2017, it has published recommendations to…

GHG Protocol

Extensions and adaptations of the GHG protocol to be expected

For companies who want to remain competitive it becomes increasingly important if not inevitable to report on GHG emission avoidance concerning all kinds of business operations. Investors, new political regulations, and other external stakeholders are demanding companies to disclose relevant information on their efforts to contribute towards climate change mitigation. This development is reflected in…

UNGC Early Adopter Program

UNGC – Updates on the enhanced Communication on Progress 2023

Revising the CoP: Background The UN Global Compact (UNGC), a non-binding United Nations pact, encouraging firms and businesses to think of, adopt and report on more sustainable methods. To ensure a more straightforward reporting it has identified 10 principles (The Ten Principles | UN Global Compact) forming a value system companies should adopt when conducting business. These principles…