EXPECTED BENEFITS

GCI CALCULATORS

ADAPTED TO YOUR ORGANIZATION

The Global Climate Initiative allows the calculation of the Carbon Footprint for all types of activities and sizes of private or public organizations and companies.

Its calculators are compliant with various regulations in place; they also allow the evaluation of GHG emissions to be extended to Scope 3 according to the « Bilan Carbone Association » and the « GHG Protocol », whose emission factors are used by GCI.

THE GCI OFFER CONCERNS

ALL TYPES AND SIZES OF COMPANIES AND COMMUNITIES.

GCI is a complete response to the demands of craftsmen, retailers, VSEs, SMEs, ETIs and even large groups and local authorities, wondering  about their global impact on the climate and wishing to commit themselves, according their means, to a CO2 emissions reduction process.  The benefits are directly and indirectly perceive.

GCI covers a wide range of users of all sizes and in all sectors of activity:

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Service, tertiary, food sector and industrial companies

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Transport and logistics stakeholders

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Communities and public organizations

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Culture, events and sport stakeholders

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THE EXPECTED BENEFITS

GCI offers the full range of CRO (Measure, Reduce, Offset) tools for any type of organization, with recognized labels and methodologies at each step.

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GCI is the perfect answer to wondering local authorities, about their global impact on the climate. They want to refine the measurement of their carbon footprint, particularly Scope 3, which is difficult to understand by the multiplicity of suppliers and service providers.

They thus wish to better measure their impact in order to reduce it, and possibly compensate for it.

 

THE BENEFITS ARE NUMEROUS:

Ethics

Satisfaction with personal and professional ethics to “take one’s part” in the fight against climate disruption

Anticipation

Be prepared for a possible future carbon tax

Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory compliance: Since January 2012 (decree Nº 2011-829 of 11 July 2011), communities of over 50,000 inhabitants, are required to carry out their regulatory Greenhouse Gas Emissions Balance.

However, there is nothing against a smaller and voluntary Community from using this method of calculation to ensure a consistent approach.

Positive communication

Positive communication reinforcing or announcing a change in the company’s stance internally to its employees and shareholders, but also externally to its customers, partners and other stakeholders, displaying a “Zero Net Carbon” objective for a responsible economic model.

Reduction possibilities

Detection of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission reduction opportunities that will always result in substantial savings.

WHAT IS THE METHOD OF CALCULATION?

This is the regulatory method supported by Article 75 of the Grenelle II Law which covers, beyond scopes 1 and 2, the company’s upstream and downstream related activities (scope 3) since Decree no. 2016-1138 of 19 August 2016 on the environmental information to be included in companies’ management reports.

Let us also recall the framework for the systematic calculation of a carbon balance in ordering procedures with regard to the environmental aspects that may be included among the evaluated criteria, a buyer is perfectly entitled to require, in its consultation rules, the production, by the candidates, of the carbon balance of their bids (reference: Question AN published in the official newspaper on the 28th of May 2019 / Answer published in the Official Newspaper on the 27th of August 2019 page 7760)

OUR SOLUTION ?

As a result, GCI has developed a specific offering for local Authorities, wanting to carry out their own carbon footprint within:

  • its central organization and its various territorial, legal, economic, commercial and administrative entities
  • its service providers, subcontractors and suppliers (scope 3),
    • more accurate, consistent and compliant calculations of their direct and indirect GHG emissions,
    • trajectory definitions and objectives regularly monitored and readjusted if necessary,
    • educational proposals for the search of solutions reducing their emissions.
    • Carbon ” Benchmark for calls for tenders

Thus, they have:

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a single centralized tool for the verification

over time of a profitable trajectory concerning their global carbon footprint reduction

d’un pilotage écoresponsable
efficient and ecological-responsible management

of their suppliers, subcontractors and service providers, thanks to GCI web platform ease of use and low usage fee (275 to 1025€).

This is a real opportunity for the local authority to encourage all its service providers and suppliers to draw up a serious Carbon Footprint for the eco-responsible management of their offers.

GCI is the answer to the Companies wondering about their global impact on the Climate and wanting to control the measurement of their carbon footprint, particularly Scope 3, which is difficult to control due to the multiplicity of suppliers, subcontractors and service providers.

They want to measure their carbon footprint in order to reduce it, and possibly offset it.

 

THE BENEFITS ARE NUMEROUS:

Ethics

Satisfaction with personal and professional ethics to “take one’s part” in the fight against climate disruption

Anticipation

Be prepared for a possible future carbon tax

Regulatory compliance

Regulatory compliance: Since June 2011, in the framework of the Grenelle II Law from the 12th of July 2010, a method has been required for eligible companies (companies with more than 500 employees) to carry out their balance sheet every 4 years.

However, there is nothing against a smaller and voluntary company from using this method of calculation to ensure a consistent approach.

Positive communication

Positive communication reinforcing or announcing a change in the company’s stance internally towards their employees and shareholders, but also externally with their customers, partners and other stakeholders, displaying a “Zero Net Carbon” objective for a responsible economic model.

Reduction possibilities

Detection of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission reduction opportunities that will always result in substantial savings.

WHAT IS THE METHOD OF CALCULATION?

This is the regulatory method supported by Article 75 of the Grenelle II Law which covers, beyond scopes 1 and 2, the company’s upstream and downstream related activities (scope 3) since Decree no. 2016-1138 of 19 August 2016 on the environmental information to be included in companies’ management reports.

Let us also recall the framework for the systematic calculation of a carbon balance in ordering procedures with regard to the environmental aspects that may be included among the evaluated criteria, a buyer is perfectly entitled to require, in its consultation rules, the production, by the candidates, of the carbon balance of their bids (reference: Question AN published in the official newspaper on the 28th of May 2019 / Answer published in the Official Newspaper on the 27th of August 2019 page 7760)

OUR SOLUTION ?

As a result, GCI has developed a specific offering for Companies, wanting to carry out their own carbon footprint within:

  • its central organization and its various territorial, legal, economic, commercial and administrative entities
  • its service providers, subcontractors and suppliers (scope 3),
    • more accurate, consistent and compliant calculations of their direct and indirect GHG emissions,
    • trajectory definitions and objectives regularly monitored and readjusted if necessary,
    • educational proposals for the search of solutions reducing their emissions.
    • Carbon ” Benchmark for calls for tenders

Thus, they have:

tools GCI UK
a single centralized tool for the verification

over time of a profitable trajectory concerning their global carbon footprint reduction

d’un pilotage écoresponsable
efficient and ecological-responsible management

of their suppliers, subcontractors and service providers, thanks to GCI web platform ease of use and low usage fee (275 to 1025€).

This is a real opportunity for the company to encourage all its service providers and suppliers to draw up a serious Carbon Balance Sheet for the environmental and societal responsible management of their offers.

Calculate your company's carbon footprint in full compliance

Calculate your company's carbon footprint in full compliance

GCI offers a set of proven calculators in usage since 2012 allowing the company to perform its own calculations and reports usable enforceable for each of the scopes concerned.

Reduce your GHG emissions through positive climate action

Reduce your GHG emissions through positive climate action

GCI’s digital platform offers everyone, from small businesses to large corporations, a set of online recommendations and tools to share best practices in order to reduce their carbon footprint.

Offset by committing to projects that integrate Sustainable Development Objectives

Offset by committing to projects that integrate SDO

As an international stakeholder, Global Climate Initiatives offers carbon offset projects, linked to SDOs, selected and (co-)developed by our experts directly on site.