World Environment Day 2024

World Environment Day 2024

Der World Environment Day ist der größte internationale Aktionstag für den Umweltschutz. Jedes Jahr steht er unter einem anderen Motto, um die Öffentlichkeit für verschiedene Umweltthemen zu sensibilisieren. Dazu zählen beispielsweise Meeresverschmutzung, globale Erwärmung, Tierschutz und nachhaltige Entwicklung. Das Programm bietet Unternehmen, Organisationen, Gemeinden und Politikern die Möglichkeit, sich mit ihren Projekten und Initiativen zu…

CDP Europe Awards 2023

Celebrating Sustainability Champions: CDP Europe Awards 2023 and A-List Companies

In an era where climate change and environmental sustainability are at the forefront of global discussions, it is important to acknowledge the efforts of companies committed to reducing their carbon footprint and embracing sustainable practices. The CDP Europe Awards 2023 serve as a platform to recognize the efforts of companies and cities to address environmental…

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CDP Scores 2023

Yesterday, on February 6th the 2023 CDP scores were published, providing crucial insights into companies’ environmental performance. The Significance of CDP Scores The CDP scores serve as a comprehensive assessment of companies’ environmental performance, covering areas such as carbon emissions, climate change resilience,  water and deforestation management. By evaluating companies’ efforts in managing climate change,…

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…