It is essential that companies have a reliable solution for calculating their carbon footprint in order to play a key role in reducing GHG emissions.
How do I calculate my Carbon Inventory?
LCA is an essential asset for companies wishing to reduce their carbon footprint and remain competitive in the marketplace.
There is an essential lever for decarbonizing its activity: the involvement of suppliers, who represent 50 to 90% of Scope 3 emissions.
The Carbon Footprint/Inventory, the first step in measuring and improving its Carbon Competitiveness
The carbon footprint is becoming the mandatory indicator for the ecological transition and the sustainability of all companies.
Since July 1, 2022, the government's "transition plan" is stricter. Companies are obliged to calculate their Bilan Carbone® and establish a low-carbon pathway by considering the *global* volume of their GHG emissions. Companies must also demonstrate the consistency of their long-term low-carbon pathway.
Corporate Social Responsibility: CSR and Sustainable Development Goals: SDGs - two acronyms to know
Since the Paris Agreement, countries and companies have agreed on the importance of acting against global warming, i.e. acting on their carbon footprint by limiting their GHG emissions. Solutions have been developed to help companies commit and accelerate their ecological transition. In order to facilitate the implementation of these reduction solutions, the realization of a GHG assessment is the ideal solution.
One, two, three... and the GHG emissions will be well calculated!... And reduced!!! Focus on the integration of the 3 scopes on the GCI platform.
The new decree of July 1, 2022, which imposes scope 3 and a reduction action plan, and the 2022 Finance Act, which requires most companies with more than 50 employees to also carry out a GHG assessment, albeit initially in a simplified form, confirm the growing regulatory pressure.
A complete balance sheet is the inventory of GHG emissions through three categories, also called scopes. The objective is to categorize greenhouse gas emissions by item or by type of activity of a company. The integration of all these emissions in a GHG assessment allows a complete review and then, to engage solutions to reduce them.
To improve the energy performance of existing buildings, the law goes further with the "tertiary decree", which is much more restrictive and monitored. The latter aims to accelerate the reduction of energy consumption in public and private buildings. Several solutions are outlined in the existing regulations.
Publication of the July 1, 2022 decree on greenhouse gas emissions assessments: Scope 3 finally becomes mandatory!
Scope 3 covers all indirect greenhouse gas emissions associated with an organization's activity. It therefore represents many more GHG emissions than Scopes 1 and 2, which only account for direct and indirect energy-related emissions.
GCI offers on its website a free downloadable guide "How to perpetuate and strengthen your company through a successful low-carbon trajectory", this guide has 3 objectives: to explain simply what a low-carbon assessment and strategy consists of, to demonstrate the opportunities for developing its performance, to present concrete examples
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