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Published 15 February, 2022
The EU is tightening its sustainability reporting regulation when introducing its Taxonomy for sustainable investment. The world of EU regulation is complex, and the EU Taxonomy is fitted into an already existing, broader sustainability framework. This article aims to give clarity in EU sustainability reporting regulations, particularly […] Read more …
Published 13 December, 2021
Over the past 50 years, corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs have become more prominent in the business world. In 2018 Fortune Global 500 firms spent around $20 billion a year on CSR activities1, which amounts to a mere 2% of their combined profit2. This significant spending should surely benefit some stakeholders but is it at […] Read more …
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 …