Carbon footprint calculations and reporting

Carbon Calculated’s core focus and strength is carbon footprint calculations and report writing. We have developed relationships with a wide variety of blue-chip clients across various sectors, collaborating to interpret and advise on cost-effective carbon footprint measures. Our carbon footprint reports are produced to the highest quality, and delivered in accordance to the internationally recognised best practice Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG Protocol) accounting and reporting standards.

Some of our valued clients utilising this service include:

  • Nampak
  • Virgin Active 
  • Santam
  • RAM Hand-to-Hand Couriers 
  • Mediclinic South Africa, Middle East and Switzerland
  • Hollard

Carbon footprint Interpretation Reports

Carbon Calculated’s Interpretation Reports provide clients with the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of their business’s carbon footprint, as well as the greater carbon landscape. Each report covers a range of topics developed and customised according to the specific needs of our clients. Some of the topics most popular among clients include:

  • Detailed comparison of historical data;
  • Granular interpretation of where emissions lie within the organisation;
  • Conversion of consumption into energy in Gigajoules;
  • Peer review – benchmarking emissions, emission reduction activities and targets against sector peers;
  • Facilities efficiencies/inefficiencies;
  • High-level emission reduction opportunities;
  • Climate change risk and opportunity;
  • Reporting according to TCFD;
  • South African carbon landscape – including potential carbon tax liability; and
  • Water management and trends

 

Some of our valued clients utilising this service include:

  • Liberty 
  • Woolworths, David Jones and Country Road Group

Sector benchmarking

To become a leader in the carbon and climate change mitigation arena, it is important that a company demonstrates meaningful and proactive initiatives and approaches which set them apart from their sectoral peers. Carbon Calculated’s competitor analysis will provide you with this strategic advantage, giving a sector assessment of, among others, emissions, best practice and intensity metrics.

Some of our valued clients utilising this service include:

  • Liberty

Science Based Target setting

Take advantage of Carbon Calculated’s Science Based Target (SBT) setting services and ensure that your organisation is ahead of the curve in climate change leadership. Let one of our trained experts provide you with step-by-step guidance for setting a SBT for your business.

Some of our valued clients utilising this service include:

  • Woolworths, David Jones and Country Road Group

Corporate Value Chain engagement

“Supply chains must be a focus for global organizations seeking to avoid the risks and capitalize on the opportunities that come from building a sustainable future”. – CDP

The GHG Protocol has released the Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard, the first comprehensive standard for measuring and reporting emissions for an entire corporate value chain. This standard provides a framework for companies to thoroughly assess their value chain emissions and, in turn, identify reduction opportunities. The standard demands rigorous engagement with customers and suppliers to inform procurement policies and ultimately reduce emissions. Carbon Calculated can assist you in consumer and supplier engagement across your company’s supply chain.

Some of our valued clients utilising this service include:

  • Woolworths, David Jones and Country Road Group

Carbon footprint feedback sessions and/or lunchtime talks

Carbon Calculated has recently expanded its service offerings to provide insightful feedback sessions to senior-mid level decision makers within the company on their carbon footprint reports. Amongst other aspects, the sessions will provide attendees with an overview of their company’s carbon footprint, and high-level guidance on how to reduce direct emissions. Carbon Calculated also provides a lunchtime workshop aimed at on-the-ground staff that will outline the need, benefits and practicalities of a carbon footprint in an organisation.

Some of our valued clients utilising this service include:

  • Vodacom
  • Adcock Ingram
  • African Climate & Development Initiative 
  • University of the Western Cape 

Carbon tax consultation and calculation

With the implementation of carbon tax an imminent reality in South Africa, it is important that your business is prepared. Carbon Calculated can assess your business’ potential carbon tax risk and identify innovative ways in which to reduce this liability. Our team can also help you determine unique business opportunities associated with carbon tax.

Some of our valued clients utilising this service include:

  • Vodacom
  • Liberty

NAEIS Submissions

Let Carbon Calculated aid in the completion of your’ buisness’ the National Atmospheric Emissions Information System (NAEIS) submissions.

Some of our valued clients utilising this service include:

  • Vodacom

CDP submissions and checks

Top listed global companies are requested to submit annual CDP – formally Carbon Disclosure Project – reports to the international investment community. Although ultimately associated with indisputable benefits for business, the disclosure process itself is often time and effort-intensive. Carbon Calculated can assist your business with CDP submissions and checks.

Some of our valued clients utilising this service include:

  • Mediclinic 
  • Nampak
  • RCL Foods
  • Remgro
  • Sanlam/Santam
  • TFG
  • Vodacom
  • Distell 

Carbon footprint verification

Verification is a systematic, independent and documented process for the evaluation of a GHG assertion against agreed verification criteria. The purpose of a Verification Report is to provide assurance to stakeholders, shareholders and other interested parties that the organisation’s GHG assertions are complete, accurate, consistent, transparent, conservative and without material discrepancies. Let Carbon Calculated assist your business verify its carbon footprints.

Some of our valued clients utilising this service include:

  • Torre Industries 
  • Distell
  • Reliance Compost
  • Hout Bay Recycling 
  • Kunyasa Social Housing Project

CarbonKnown – online software solution

CarbonKnown is a South African designed and developed carbon and environmental management software solution, offering large organisations real-time measurement and reporting of their carbon emission and other sustainability data, including tracking against established targets. CarbonKnown can be customised to the needs within your organisation. At the heart of the system is a database of continuously updated carbon emission factors, distances and other relevant sustainability metrics that can report at any level and granularity within your organisation. CarbonKnown reports carbon emissions in accordance with the internationally recognised GHG Protocol.  Contact us today for a demo.

Some of our valued clients utilising this service include:

  • Nampak