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Is Sustainability Sexy?

A few weeks ago, I was having lunch with a colleague whom I respect deeply. We were talking about the nature of the work I do at Scope 5. At one point he looked across the table at me and, looking at his face, I could tell that he was debating whether to say what [...]

Scope 5 on Carbon Offsetting

Scope 5 encourages our clients to purchase carbon offsets in the context of a broader carbon pricing scheme. First and foremost, enterprises should continually seek to eliminate or reduce carbon emissions by shifting away from fossil fuels and towards renewables where possible*. A portfolio of carbon offsets should then be employed to offset those enterprise [...]

New Integrated Feature Helps Organizations Benefit from GHG Protocol’s Scope 2 Guidance

Scope 5 releases a new integrated feature. This Market-indicative approach offers GHG reporters timely, actionable information when utility emissions profiles are incomplete. The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol’s addition of the market-based method in its Scope 2 Guidance is intended to arm companies with highly accurate emissions data on the energy they buy. But [...]