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Published 2 November, 2021
Africa has 40 % of the world’s solar potential but only 1 % of the world’s solar panels Africa is high on the agenda when political leaders and climate negotiators meet at COP26. No doubt, we will hear strong appeals to put more money on the table to finance clean energy in the south, as well as promises from the rich world to do so. This […] Read more …
Published 29 October, 2021
On December 11th 2019, the EU launched the European Green Deal (EGD), an ambitious growth strategy that aims to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent in the world by 2050. The EGD spans across all sectors, and to reach the climate neutrality target, all 27 member states of the EU have pledged to reduce their 2030 emissions by 55% […] Read more …
Published 8 September, 2021
For more than a decade ECOHZ has been dedicated to realizing its ambitious vision of CHANGING ENERGY BEHAVIOUR. During this period, huge strides have been made in society as a whole and now we are closer than ever to making a broad energy transformation happen. The next decade will bring increased choice and complexity for companies, as […] Read more …
Published 28 April, 2021
Statistics show a steady increase of renewable electricity sold with documentation – Energy Attribute Certificates (EACs). These are Guarantees of Origin in Europe, RECs in the US and I-RECs in other countries of the world. In Europe AIB-statistics shows that the demand for Guarantees of Origin has grown by an impressive 8% from 2019 to […] Read more …
Published 29 March, 2021
A busy start of the year hence awhile since my last article about the shipping industry. Regardless of the industry you operate in, it is crucial to ensure transparency and make credible claims for your sustainability efforts. Your sustainability programme will not only portray the values and culture of your company, but also showcase your […] Read more …
Published 23 February, 2021
How to start and how to succeed with renewable energy in your supply chain? The following is a simple 6 step approach from plan to action and how to start securing the first results. Read more …
Published 1 February, 2021
Fresh out of university I started in the highly complex world of shipping thus I would like to dedicate an article to shipping prior to moving on with the outlined topics addressed in my first article. I was inspired to write about shipping and the industry’s environmental challenges after attending an online conference a few weeks back – […] Read more …
Published 4 January, 2021
In my first blog, I was delighted to see from a market study that 4 out of 5 Norwegian companies already choose a supplier based on their sustainability focus. There is of course a difference in choosing new suppliers with sustainability focus and ensuring that Greenhouse Gas protocol (GHG) scope 1 and 2 are met by your existing vendors. […] Read more …
Published 22 December, 2020
As mentioned in my previous article, this article will make clarifications to Greenhouse Gas Protocol’s Scope 1. In the last article, Scope 2 was addressed (indirect emissions from the generation of purchased electricity). To make a strategy, set a target and make a plan to achieve your target, it is recommended to evaluate the scopes set […] Read more …
Published 17 December, 2020
Building on the previous blog, sustainability is a complex concept which makes it challenging for many corporations to go from strategy work to the actual implementation of the strategy. Where to start? How do we define sustainability? What does sustainability mean to us? How can we contribute? What is our purpose? How do we align […] Read more …