Carbon Footprint Verification Conducted by SCS Global Services
EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global third-party certification body, announced today that Ledesma SAAI, an Argentinian agribusiness company that produces 40% of the nation’s printing and writing paper has earned Carbon Footprint Verification for its Office Ream paper product. This internationally recognized verification demonstrates Ledesma’s strong commitment to product transparency as part of its overall leadership in product stewardship and environmental sustainability.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading international third-party certifier of environmental claims, is now authorized under the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program to verify greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventories for participating Airports. This accreditation is the latest addition to SCS’ broad suite of carbon footprint, carbon offset validation and verification, GHG management, and other climate-change related services.
Join Green-e staff in an in-depth review of the 2015 Green-e Verification Report on Thursday, December 8 at 11AM PT. This free webinar will cover how Green-e Energy, Green-e Climate, and Green-e Marketplace performed throughout last year as well as a look at trends in the voluntary renewable energy markets including generation trends, renewable energy certificate and green pricing programs, and community choice and direct corporate purchases.
By Dave Knight, Director of USA & Canada Sustainability Services, DNV GL Business Assurance
First, let’s clarify what assurance is.
In this context, assurance is a third-party review of the reliability of a sustainability or corporate responsibility report. It often includes the checking of the data and claims in these reports. Best practice also includes confirming the report focuses on the right things (material issues).
The intention is to increase the clarity and trustworthiness of information, while improving the robustness of the methods used to gather it.
Various risk topics, including compliance and sustainability issues, are increasingly on the minds of CFOs—especially as these topics are being used by investors as a means for evaluating the global financial crisis.
A recent white paper, The CFO and the Sustainability Reporting Chain: Why CFOs should care about sustainability reporting, explores the business imperatives surrounding the sustainability reporting chain, and the importance of data verification and materiality. Here are a few items to keep in mind:
Sustainability is on the minds of CFOs because it highlights various reputational and operational risks, including compliance issues. These risks impact the bottom line and can't be ignored.
Join Mike Sellberg, Chief Compliance Officer at Workiva, and Francis Quinn, Director of Sustainability Technologies at Workiva, for this 60-minute webinar as they expand upon the topics discussed in the white paper, The CFO and the Sustainability Reporting Chain.