The Carbon Maturation Cycle

August 17, 2017Carbon Footprinting 101

What a peculiar phrase “the carbon maturation cycle” might be! However, over the past ten years, we at Carbon Calculated have watched a number of leading companies begin their carbon-reporting journey with tentative steps and, over time, gain meaningful information that provides input into their wider business strategy. A typical carbon journey often contains the … Read More

The business case for a carbon footprint

August 16, 2017Carbon Footprinting 101

Carbon Calculated is frequently challenged with convincing executives of the business value of a carbon footprint. While many are aware of the positive environmental implications of emissions management, few seem to fully understand that this makes business sense too. With this in mind, here are our Top 5 business reasons to consider a carbon footprint. … Read More

Is there value in the CDP?

June 5, 2017CDP

The Top 100 companies on the JSE are requested to submit annual CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) reports to the international investment community. Alex Hetherington answers whether the effort, time and cost are worthwhile. We are often asked whether, in an environment of complex non-financial reporting, is submitting to the CDP worth the time and … Read More

America Trump stands alone

June 5, 2017Paris Agreement

Carbon Calculated’s Jess Vujovic discusses Trump’s recent withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, and argues that, with the help of business, hope of curbing climate change is not lost.   On Thursday, 1 June 2017, Donald Trump announced the intention to withdraw the United States of America (U.S) from the Paris Agreement. At the twenty-first Conference of the … Read More