Two more years: DFGE extends strong partnership with CDP

CDP as a key player in climate reporting and other areas of sustainability Extended Partnership: CDP stands for one of the longest established and largest initiatives for sustainability reporting taking supply chains into account. Launched almost twenty years ago as the Carbon Disclosure Project, CDP has successively expanded its collection of climate-related data to include water…

Environment Social Governance

ESG – Warum mangelnde Transparenz teuer sein kann

ESG-Kriterien und -Ratings Die transparente Bewertung der Leistungen von Unternehmen im Bereich Nachhaltigkeit anhand messbarer und nachprüfbarer Kriterien gewinnt mehr und mehr an Bedeutung. Auch Finanzakteure integrieren mit zunehmender Vehemenz Nachhaltigkeitsaspekte als Konditionen bei der Kapitalvergabe. Dabei werden Unternehmen in sogenannten ESG-Ratings objektiv zu ihren nachhaltigen Geschäftspraktiken beurteilt. Hier wird zwischen den Bereichen Bereichen E…


Climate Strategy – Die DFGE Klimastrategie

Eine erfolgreiche Klimastrategie ermöglicht zum einen die Reduktion der Umweltauswirkung eines Unternehmens und zum anderen die Adaption des Unternehmens an die Risiken des Klimawandels. Herausforderung Klimawandel Der sich verschärfende Klimawandel stellt die Unternehmen vermehrt vor Herausforderungen. Nicht nur ändern sich die Anforderungen von Geschäftspartnern und Kunden (z. B. ein gutes Rating bei CDP), auch üben…

SSBTi Progress Report 2021

SBTi Progress Report 2021

The Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) experienced exponential growth over the last year in terms of companies committing to reduce their emissions in line with a 1.5°C pathway to prevent the worst impacts of climate change. In 2021, the number of companies that set and committed to science-based targets has doubled. In addition to that,…

Climate Neutral France

France intensifies requirements for “climate neutral” as product designation

In the wake of the increasing impact of climate change, many firms have started to sell their products as “climate neutral”. For companies, this means at first reducing their greenhouse gas emissions as much as possible and then, fully offsetting the remaining emissions.But different countries have different requirements in this regard. In France, the Law to Combat Climate Change and Strengthen Resilience to its Impacts was passed demands much stricter regulation regarding the advertising of products with the label “climate neutral”. Discover how to market your products in compliance with French regulation.

CDP Response Check

CDP Response Check 2022

Are you looking for quick feedback before submitting your CDP response? Then you might consider a CDP response check by DFGE. CDP deadline approaching Again, thousands of companies were asked to report in the CDP Climate Change Program this year. The requests came from both investors and customers. Companies are required to answer a variety…

Climate Action

Climate Action: The Disconnect between Ambition and Impact

Ambition In late 2021, a global survey from Deloitte asked over 2000 CxOs across 21 countries about their motivation to tackle climate change, the ambition of their organizations and the impact of their actions. The survey showed the following results relating to the motivation behind climate action: Approximately two-thirds of executives answered their organizations are…