Scope 3 emissions

Ceres Releases New Guide To Aid U.S. Food Sector’s Climate Transition Plans As Investors Ramp Up Pressure

The report is part of the Ceres Food Emission 50 initiative, an effort focused on decarbonizing the nation’s food sector
Press Release

A new report released today by the sustainability nonprofit Ceres reveals few companies in the U.S. food sector have disclosed their climate transition strategies nor concrete actions to achieve them, despite increasing investor pressures and the growing threats of climate change. The Investor Guide to Climate Transition Plans in the U.S.

Net Zero Methodology: Yes It Is Complicated, but Worth Doing Thoroughly

by Michael King
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Many corporations around the world have set net zero commitments, detailing the ways in which they will address the various levels of carbon emissions of their businesses (defined by scope). In September of 2021, Cisco committed to reach net zero across Scope 1, Scope 2, and Scope 3 emissions by 2040.

Toward Mandatory Climate Disclosure in the US? What the SEC Proposal Means for Sustainable Procurement

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On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) introduced a landmark proposal requiring companies to include climate disclosures in their annual filings. The move responds to activist calls and investors’ increased information needs regarding the climate resilience of publicly traded companies.

Enbridge: Our Approach to Scope 3 Emissions

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Operational emissions from midstream companies like Enbridge account for a small portion of total GHG emissions across the energy value chain. Our immediate focus is on executing on our plan to reduce Scope 1 and 2 emissions. Yet, we are doing our part to reduce Scope 3 emissions as well.

Investment in renewables and lower-carbon infrastructure

Merck Accelerates Climate Goals; Announces Carbon Neutrality in Operations by 2025

100% Renewable Energy Goal to be Achieved 15 Years Ahead of Schedule; Includes Three New Virtual Power Purchase Agreements
Press Release

April 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Merck has announced ambitious goals to achieve carbon neutrality across its operations by 2025 (Scopes 1 & 2 emissions) and a 30% reduction in its value chain emissions by 2030 (Scope 3 emissions).[1]

These goals are aligned with science and build on Merck’s long-standing focus on preventing the worst impacts of climate change and supporting the global effort to achieve the Paris Agreement goals by reducing demand for energy and minimizing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Can Scope 3 Emissions Assessment Help You Reduce GHGs, Save Money, and Mitigate Risk?

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This article is an overview of Scope 3 emissions measurement and management -- to learn more, join SCS’ webinar on May 11 at 10 am PDT, Measuring and Managing Scope 3 Emissions.

On April 22, 175 countries signed the Paris Agreement, signifying the world is demanding aggressive action on climate change mitigation. Companies are facing pressure from customers, governments, investors, and other stakeholders to find climate change solutions.

Carbon Offsets Take New Flight

The transportation sector and its customers keep returning to offset projects in the absence of other near-term solutions.
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Recently, Tony Tyler, the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), said a global carbon offsetting system was the way to tackle the sector’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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