Samuel Réthoré, Director of Missions at the Académie des achats, shares his vision on the importance of integrating CSR issues into the purchasing strategies of companies and public organizations. The reduction of the main GHG emissions is an environmental priority.
Customer and partner testimonials
According to François Lamotte, Associate Director at Altios France, in order to encourage economic decision-makers to invest more in clean energy or low-carbon technologies and less in GHG-emitting technologies, some countries have decided to put an economic value on the emission of a ton of CO2.
According to Pierre Montagne, President of Terneo, the law on the energy transition for green growth is a law of "action and mobilization" that commits the entire country. It will enable France to strengthen its energy independence, reduce its GHG emissions and provide concrete tools to accelerate green growth.
Bruno CARLIER, President of Mercuroo, explains in this interview why he was interested in carrying out his company's carbon footprint and why he chose the GCI platform to carry it out in complete autonomy. The GCI tool makes it easy to carry out a complete and detailed calculation and, above all, to detect and implement important reduction paths.
Calculating your carbon footprint, a process for all companies?
Philippe Mangeard, director of the Global Climate Initiatives platform, presents the path of his digital calculation platform and gives you his advice to help companies and entrepreneurs improve their energy performance.
Benoit Desveaux, co-founder of the Hopscotch Group makes a point: France has made a commitment with its national low carbon strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Paris Agreement calls for a reduction in global warming to less than 2 degrees by 2050. Companies have a big role to play.
What advice do you have to convince an entrepreneur to carry out his carbon footprint in a simple, economical and concrete way? the future of future generations? the improvement of the climate situation of the planet? an energy reduction strategy for his company? free will or obligation of the regulation? Marc Bonjour, voluntary President of a European cooperation answers them in this interview.
The cost of a carbon assessment compared to the impact and added value of the action plan is derisory, according to Sylvain Brachet, GCI's Director of Operations. With his carbon footprint, the entrepreneur will be able to get his entire supply chain to join the movement. He will also be able to anticipate the tightening regulatory context. GCI's objective is to democratize the carbon footprint, to make it accessible to all sizes of companies.
Cécile Suquet, CSR Manager at LCL, presents the group's commitment to support and mobilize its customers who want to take action against climate change. For a good carbon strategy, LCL starts to measure these emissions through an accurate and reliable carbon balance. With the GCI platform, LCL has a tool that is both reliable and can be integrated independently into its business.
The GCI calculator complies with all regulations: standards, existing reference systems, i.e. the ISO standard, the GHG protocol and the carbon balance method. Charlotte Laurent would say that the GCI platform is easy to use, totally customizable, and complies with all regulations. 100% digital, this platform is one of the most competitive on the market.
According to Philippe Mangeard, the carbon footprint can be the starting point of a new organization of the company decided collectively and baptized with a nice word: low carbon strategy. What we also need to understand is that we cannot reduce our carbon footprint alone within the company, we need to involve our ecosystem.
Thierry Lescuyer, business consultant at Kongsulting, chose GCI because addressing an external company avoids having to look for parameters or indicators which are and which are not standard. We are with a rating agency that has a measured, reliable and recognized carbon footprint. And it's for a modest cost, since it's between 500 euros and 2,500 euros, which is unequalled on the market.
Our customers testify
Hopscotch | Benoît DESVEAUX
Consulting in digital communication, events, public relations and marketing services.
700 employees | Saint-Emilion (Gironde)
“The solution developed by Global Climate Initiative answers perfectly to one of our major challenges of the moment: “to make accessible to all the GHG assessment”. As part of our progress approach, we have to make precise GHG emissions assessments for our own entities, and for more and more events and campaigns delivered by Hopscotch.
The classic calculators provided free of charge do not allow us to make accurate assessments, nor to draw progress trajectories and we do not have the time and money to rely on experts.
GCI’s digital platform, coupled with its consultants who can be called upon when necessary, is extremely simple and effective.”
INELDEA Laboratories | Mélanie Delage
Design, manufacture and marketing of natural health products
47 employees | Carros (Alpes-Maritimes)
“As part of our CSR approach, we have voluntarily committed to the realization of the Carbon Footprint of INELDEA Laboratories. To help us, we have chosen the GCI platform (Global Climate Initiative) allowing us to centralize all the data necessary for the realization of our assessment.
The realization of a Carbon Footprint is a complex and time-consuming process, and this tool allows us to simplify its deployment by providing forms adapted to different activities, automatic converters of data into GHG emissions, online support and assistance, as well as a complete report allowing us to identify avenues for reduction.
It is a complete tool, easy to use (the data is well structured by theme) and easy to understand thanks to the numerous descriptions of each theme that guide us step by step through the data to be collected.”
ABGI - Absiskey| Jean-Christophe Bajoit
Mission Director, expert in decarbonization strategy
Senior Consultant | Bordeaux Office
“I am a consultant and I support positive impact innovation projects. I adopted the GCI tool to carry out my greenhouse gas emissions assessments for its user-friendliness, simplicity and cost. Indeed, in order to guide the decisions of entrepreneurs towards a low-carbon operational trajectory, it is essential to be able to determine and update simply and quickly the orders of magnitude of the emissions generated not only by their own activities, but also by those of their suppliers, partners, service providers and even their customers!
These scope 3 emissions, too often ignored, represent a significant part of a company’s overall impact. To work on offers, on the choice of stakeholders, on processes, a simple and inexpensive measurement tool is needed, which can become a steering tool. The GCI calculator perfectly meets this objective, which is why I have adopted it and I take advantage of my consulting missions to have it adopted by as many people as possible.
Carbon neutrality only makes sense in a global sense. It does not stop at the limits of the company. The philosophy of the GCI tool is in total adequacy with this vision, allowing everyone, for a derisory amount, to participate in this vital objective.”
Cattin Frères | Bruno NEBOUT
Distribution of energy, animal feed, fertilizers and beverages
5 employees | Lescheraines (Savoie)
“Managing a small business with 5 employees and 4.2 million euros in sales in the distribution of energy, animal feed, fertilizers and beverages, I wanted to determine our carbon impact and implement corrective and reduction measures, as well as measures to offset the GHGs emitted by our activities.
In half a day, I was able to complete the GCI calculation spreadsheet. Then, having received the missing information through GCI’s online support, I was able to complete my carbon footprint the next day!
With this first step, we were able to implement the ACT step by step approach developed by ADEME with the help of certified consultants.
Thus, although we work mainly with fossil fuels, the carbon assessment carried out by GCI and the ACT step-by-step approach developed by ADEME, allows us to consider a diversification towards renewable energies with more serenity.”
Recy'stem-Pro | Emmanuel BEAUREPAIRE
Recovery of selected waste
20 employees | Paris (Ile-de-France)
“Recy’stem-Pro is an operator that assists manufacturers and importers, marketers, in fulfilling their obligations in terms of Extended Producer Responsibility for the management of their end-of-life products (batteries, WEEE, professional furniture waste…)
In order to complete its offer of assistance to its customers, it was natural to offer them a tool for calculating and reducing their CO2 emissions that is both complete and easy to use.
With this objective in mind, Recy’stem-Pro has entered into a partnership with Global Climate Initiatives in order to carry out its GHG assessment independently and to offer this complete service to its customers.
The tool is very practical and should be used by all companies that want to act for the climate!”
Chantier Naval Couach | François BRIN
Construction of ships and floating structures
180 employees | Gujan-Mestras (Gironde)
“There are many reasons why Chantier Naval Couach chose to do its carbon assessment with GCI.
First of all, the simplicity and ergonomics of the digital platform allow for a quick grasp and understanding of scopes 1 and 2, and therefore a quick data entry.
The digital nature of the calculator will also enable a better understanding of scope 3 issues and thus build a more virtuous ecosystem with our upstream and downstream partners.
Finally, and this is not insignificant for SMEs/SMIs coming out of containment, the very competitive cost of GCI reinforced our choice.”
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