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Scope 5 Helps Tell Your Sustainability Story

A killer story connects both on an intellectual level, and an emotional level. A killer story is full of visual and sense-based detail. A killer story is persuasive and memorable. Why Storytelling Matters Ever go a day without sharing a story? You won’t be able to talk to your friends or tell your family how [...]

Certified B Corporations Redefine Success in Business

B Corps lead a growing movement of people using business as a force for goodTM. “The B Corp movement is one of the most important of our lifetime, built on the simple fact that business impacts and serves more than just shareholders—it has an equal responsibility to the community and to the planet.” [...]

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. […]

Healthcare Sustainability Leadership

“Our job is to “first do no harm,’ so addressing climate change as part of keeping people healthy and safe could be interpreted as being in the Hippocratic Oath” That was one of the first points Brenna Davis, Virginia Mason Health System’s Director of Sustainability made clear when we spoke recently. So, it should be no surprise [...]

Picking The Right Tool for the Job: Energy Management & Sustainability Data Management Tools

The landscape of sustainability data management tools can be dauntingly complex. One of the most common pitfalls that we see is the confusion between energy management tools (EM tools) and more general sustainability data management tools (SDM tools). In this post, we’ll briefly explain the difference between the two. Generally, EM tools are targeted at facility [...]