Green Power for the Energy Transition

Rapidly rising electricity prices and shortages on the market are leading companies to increasingly secure access to their own green electricity. With the increased demand for renewable energies, interest in so-called Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) contracts is also growing. What is a Power Purchase Agreement ? Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) are long-term electricity contracts between…

CF by push on a button

Carbon Footprint at the push of a button?

Since calculating corporate carbon footprints (CCF) is complex, companies increasingly implement all-in-one software solutions. Such softwares promise high effectiveness but often fail. Therefore, companies are better advised with hiring experts for the CCF calculation. DFGE’s new Customer Sustainability Platform is the perfect tool for clients who aim for holistic and effective CCF calculation.

Spend-Based Carbon Accounting

Spend-based carbon accounting – A useful or oversimplified methodology?

Corporate carbon footprint calculations function as the basis for all necessary steps regarding a climate strategy – whether this is a science-based target setting, the identification of effective reduction measures, the compensation of unavoidable residual emissions to achieve climate neutrality or the participation in disclosure programs such as CDP. However, calculating one´s corporate carbon footprint…

CDP Results 2021

CDP Climate Change, Water and Forest 2021 results published

The newest CDP assessment results for 2021, published on December 7, provide a clear insight into the development of corporate transparency and the willingness by companies across the globe to undertake environmental action. This year a record-breaking 13,000+ companies reported their environmental data through CDP, submitting at least one of the available questionnaires (Climate Change,…


Der CO2-Grenzausgleich der EU: Ein Zoll für das Klima?

Der CO2-Grenzausgleich, welcher Teil des “Fit for 55”-Klimapaketes ist, wurde von der EU-Kommission Mitte Juli vorgeschlagen. Durch diese verschärften Klimapolitischen Anstrengungen, will die EU den Ausstoß von Treibhausgasen bis 2030 um 55 Prozent im Vergleich zu 1990 zu reduzieren. Was dies im Detail bedeutet und welche Rolle der CO2-Grenzausgleichsmechanismus, auch bekannt als CBAM (Carbon Border Adjustment…

EcoVadis B2B Forum DACH

DFGE-Expertenpanel beim diesjährigen EcoVadis B2B Sustainability Forum

Interessante Einblicke beim EcoVadis B2B Sustainability Forum DACH am 17.11.2021 Die Ausgangslage hatte der “EcoVadis Business Sustainability Risk und Performance Index” klar analysiert: im Bereich der nachhaltigen Beschaffung und des Lieferkettenmanagements sinkt der globale Durchschnittswert bei bewerteten Unternehmen. Aus den stagnierenden und teils sinkenden Scores im Bereich der nachhaltigen Beschaffung lässt sich ableiten, welcher Weg…