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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 …
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 sincere passion […] Read more …
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. You have probably noticed how #Scope 3 and #SupplyChain emissions are omnipresent in all sustainability talk these days. And for good […] Read more …
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 […] Read more …
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 […] Read more …
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 […] Read more …
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 …
I got inspired by Sustainability Hub Norway’s seminar and their market study of 176 Norwegian corporations. Their annual report (State of Sustainability Norway 2020) reveals that the corporations face a huge knowledge gap and lack a holistic approach to sustainability. The report shows that the Norwegian corporations face vast pressure from international regulations, employees and […] Read more …
Various S&P Global Indexes indicate that investments in companies meeting sustainability criteria have given a better return than investments in companies not doing so. So far there has not been a common standard for ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) reporting. New EU regulations will now give a standard for ESG reporting making it easier to identify […] Read more …
With the International REC (I-REC) Standard companies can claim the use of renewable electricity sources outside of Europe and North America. Jared Braslawsky, the Director of the International REC Standard Foundation, shares his insight about the Standard’s success and the future. The I-REC numbers manifest the success of the I-REC system. Can you give your perspective on […] Read more …
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