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A Look Inside Virginia Mason’s Innovative Sustainability Program

In recognition of Earth Day, Scope 5 celebrates the sustainability achievements of customer Virginia Mason Medical Center. Lasting accomplishment often springs from humble beginnings. This month Virginia Mason was recognized with the 2017 Circles of Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth, a national organization dedicated to reducing health care’s environmental footprint. The regional healthcare provider’s sustainability [...]

2017-05-18T19:00:44+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

Sustainability Reporting to the CDP Doesn’t Have to be Maddening

All it takes for quiet desperation to become outright frustration is one data error or misplaced spreadsheet. As the deadline to submit reports to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) approaches, don’t let this happen to you. Let’s Take A Step Back Challenges like this are rooted in the fact that many sustainability directors and managers [...]

2017-05-18T19:00:45+00:00 By |Sustainability Reports|

Updated Scope 2 Protocol Encourages Lower Emissions

A major revision to Greenhouse Gas Protocol Scope 2 methodology provides companies an upgraded tool to understand their impacts, how they can lower them, and become more transparent. But it requires sourcing, tracking and reporting additional emission factors. Scope 5’s John Merrill shares how Scope 5 can help you. […]

Good Tidings to All: Beautiful Things Come in Smaller Packages

What if your company needs a sustainability solution, but it already has an EHS system, or may need one, with a sustainability “bolt-on?” Scope 5’s Chris Preston discusses this question in the context of Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship report, Sustainability Technology Vendors 2016: An Overview. Tip: Tread carefully. […]

2017-05-18T19:00:46+00:00 By |Sustainability Reports|

Frequently Asked Questions on Scope 5 Integration With Concur

Last month Scope 5 launched an integration with Concur, the leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. As you can imagine, the announcement generated tremendous interest. This blog summarizes answers to frequently asked questions about the integration of Scope 5 with Concur. Does the announcement with Concur pertain only to air travel, [...]