Each year, business sustainability teams embark on a months-long process to collect and report their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data. Many organizations run their annual carbon accounting and ESG ratings calculation process with spreadsheets, which leads to enhanced risk and productivity loss – especially for complex, global organizations that report to multiple frameworks.
Sustainability is quickly becoming a central focus for large, public institutions. In order to remain competitive and attract investors, executive management teams are increasing focus on their ESG disclosures, and reviewing strategies to reduce carbon emissions and respond to climate change.
Environmental, social, and governance performance is finally reaching prominence in corporate and public life.
Too often and too long a peripheral concern of corporate executive teams and boards, the tide turned earlier this year when CEO and Founder of Blackrock, Larry Fink, announced in his annual letter to CEOs that BlackRock would “place sustainability at the center of how we invest.” His announcement signaled a fundamental shift in capital markets, and along with it an end to the days...
2019 will go down as the year the world announced a clear intent to move to a low-carbon economy. In 2020 governments, institutions and businesses will have to address how they manage this transition in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of their businesses.
One of the key functions of sustainability reporting software like Envizi is to calculate emissions. To do so, we are guided by The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG Protocol) as it is the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions. For organizations aiming for Net Zero, understanding how to account for reduced emissions from green power purchases is essential.
Envizi was proud to be a sponsor for the Green Gown Awards, part of the ACTS conference in 2019. The conference highlighted the continued sustainability leadership role that the higher education sector is taking, not only in making bold commitments, but also in taking innovative approaches to disrupt the status quo.
BusinessGreen Leaders Briefing, London – Toward Net Zero: Buildings and Infrastructure - 25 September 2019
Envizi was delighted to co-sponsor the most recent BusinessGreen Leaders Briefing in conjunction with our friends and colleagues at Verco. The briefing focused on the critical role buildings and infrastructure will play in achieving the UK Government’s commitment to Net Zero.
Envizi is a SaaS (Software as a Service) product, which alleviates the need for clients to install and run the application on their own computers or in their own data centres. Envizi handles hosting the application and storage of the data. This means clients can avoid the costs and hassle of hardware acquisition, provisioning, and maintenance, along with avoiding upgrade and support costs association with on-premise software solutions.
Building rating and emission reporting bodies will grade your organization on its carbon footprint and emissions resulting from electricity consumption. The problem is that all kWh are not created equal.