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…

Purchased-Power-Agreements

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…

Global Risk Report 2021

Global Risk Report 2021

To achieve its targets and align with the company´s vision and mission it is inevitable for an organization to take potential risks and opportunities into consideration. Since companies´ risks are embedded and in context with worldwide risks, topics which are regarded as worldwide pressing issues are at the same time company risks. Recently, the new Global Risks Report 2021 was published and provides an overview and estimation about the most pressing risks (WEF, 2021). To address current risks and recognize opportunities coming from them, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) serves as a tool which supports companies to identify, assess and respond to climate-related risks and opportunities (CDP, 2021).

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CDP Water und Forest – nicht mehr nur Climate steht im Fokus

CDP Water und Forest: neue Rating Saison beginnt! Kürzlich wurden die Ergebnisse der vergangenen CDP-Berichtsperiode veröffentlicht. In unserem Blogartikel vom Januar erhalten Sie nochmal einen Überblick über die Ergebnisse, des diesjährigen CDP-Ratings. Doch nach der CDP Saison ist vor der CDP Saison! Die aktuelle Berichtsperiode beginnt im April, mit der Öffnung des ORS (Online Response System). Bis…

SBT for Nature

SBTs for Nature – Guidance Extension with the Global Goal for Nature – “Nature Positive”

The ecosystem has benefited humanity for millennia by protecting from floods, regulating diseases and pests, absorbing and transforming carbon-dioxide, maintaining habitats and, above all, providing food and water. But the IPBES, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services warns, that the failure to protect ecosystems would lead to catastrophic consequences for people and nature.…