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We work to catalyze private-sector action on climate change in two ways: by helping companies reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and by empowering businesses and governments to enhance its adaptive capacity and broader societal resilience in the face of inevitable climate impacts.

Our approach includes translating the best available climate knowledge for the private sector, shaping policy environments conducive to business leadership, working with companies directly to understand climate risk and build climate change strategies for resilience across the value chain, and facilitating collaborative initiatives that allow companies to work together with other stakeholders in pursuit of climate ambition.

Capabilities

Deep expertise on climate change, spanning science, economics, policy, and best practice in the private sector

Understanding of business opportunities resulting from the new global regulatory environment on climate change

Identification and facilitation of partnerships

Leadership of collaborative programs that address climate change from a number of perspectives

Diverse issue expertise with substantial knowledge of how climate intersects with energy, agriculture, transport, finance, and information and communications technology

Cross-disciplinary team spanning the legal, economic, social, and ecological implications of climate change

Ability to create holistic climate change strategies for business, including approaches to setting science-based emissions reductions, understanding climate risk, and building climate resilience across the value chain

Carbon Management

Implementing an Insetting-strategy triggers several benefits for companies and projects with CO2 reduction’s, land use activities or investments in land use and forestry projects (LUFs):

We provide all key services regarding the implementation of an Insetting-strategy:

Screening and feasibility studies of potential Insetting- solutions; e.g. portfolio and project screening

Analysis, evaluation and valuing of ecosystem services

Set up of project documentation and management of certification process for different schemes (e.g. Gold Standard carbon certification)

Footprints such as carbon or water footprints

Management and retirement of ecosystem units in transparent registry (e.g. generated carbon credits)

Development and implementation of individual Insetting-schemes

Performance-monitoring

Internal and external communication of Insetting strategy

Business Benefits

Avoiding substantial climate risks across the value chain, including, but not limited to, material risks to operations and reputational risks stemming from inaction on climate change

Developing a platform for shaping regulatory and policy environments on climate change

Strengthening relationships with customers and suppliers

Increasing operational efficiency