CDP 2022 Ergebnisse

What we learn from CDP 2022 scores

CDP questionnaires and publication of results CDP (formerly “Carbon Disclosure Project”) is an independent organization that conducts annual assessments of companies’ environmental impact worldwide. For this purpose, CDP collects and evaluates data from participating companies. The information is obtained from three detailed sector-specific questionnaires (Climate Change, Water and Forest) that companies are requested to complete.…

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…

EU Taxonomy: European Comission declares nuclear and gas to be green

The EU Taxonomy is a regulatory classification tool that helps investors, companies and financial institutions to define environmentally sustainable economic activities. It sets standardized requirements under which conditions corporate activities can be considered sustainable. The taxonomy does not ban investments in activities not labelled “green”, but it limits which ones companies and investors can claim…


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.

SBT points in CDP

Score SBT points in the CDP questionnaire: May deadline

Science Based Targets (SBTs) are reduction targets calculated on a scientific basis to ensure global warming from the pre-industrial era is limited to well below 2°C, ideally 1.5°C. Developing SBTs and committing to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) will allow companies to gain competitive advantages by reducing costs related to CO2 emissions and help score SBT points…