Zielgerade2030

International companies lead the way
as global climate pioneers.

Our expertise

You benefit from direct and personal support of our experts

Knowing exactly what to do

Identify your Scope 1, Scope 2 and selected Scope 3 emissions with all relevant greenhouse gases according to the Kyoto Protocol

Ensure Progress

Based on the key CO2e footprint results, effective measures and climate goals can be derived and communicated to employees and other stakeholders

Make a stand internationally

Profit from key figures and become visible as a sustainable role model

Standard methods

We provide a Greenhouse gas accounting in accordance with GHG Protocol and ISO 14064-1

Welcome to the alliance

On the way to Net Zero:

HEKATRON
ADAC-suedbaden
Hellma
Printus GmbH
Energieagentur Regio Freiburg
Neoperl
Streit Sägewerk
Faller Packaging
Weil Technology
Auma
STOPA Anlagenbau GmbH
EWS
OWIS GmbH
Brauerei Ganter
Thieme

Zielgerade2030 – the alliance initiative

Climate change is emerging as one of the greatest global challenges of our time. Unprecedented climate warming due to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions is threatening our habitats and ecosystems. Scientific assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) strongly reveal the global dangers such as drought and heavy rain. However, certain future scenarios depending on the development of global greenhouse gas emissions make it clear that we can limit the consequences of climate change through decisive and timely action. The Paris Agreement was put in place to limit the global average temperature increase to well below 2°C, preferably to 1.5°C.

Industrialised nations, in particular, bear a special responsibility. In order to achieve the climate targets, strong emission reductions in the various sectors will be necessary in the years to come.

Our alliance initiative Zielgerade2030 ties in with the aim of accompanying organisations on their way to achieve Net Zero emissions, e. g. by starting with an initial CO2e footprint calculation in order to find effective reduction measures to successively lower the carbon footprint.

The alliance started with local companies in the Southern Upper Rhine region, currently including 14 companies from different industries.

Running Net Zero

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3 steps to Net Zero

Describing and setting net zero targets first requires an (annual) analysis of the relevant greenhouse gas emissions, to subsequently derive effective reduction measures. With the help of regularly recurring CO2e footprint calculations, the implementation of individual measures can be continuously monitored within the framework of a company’s own climate management, to successively reduce the own greenhouse gas emissions.

 

We strongly suggest the following standard process with three key steps on the way to Net Zero.

The analysis

The basis of all measures and targets to be defined is always an individual greenhouse gas balance, which should be updated in a specific (annual) rhythm. It shows the starting point on the own path to Net Zero.
With the help of our experts, you get an overview of the main sources as well as the adjusting screws to effectively reduce your greenhouse gas emissions in a defined balance framework.

The action plan

An elaborated action plan serves to permanently reduce the energy consumption and to steadily increase the use of renewable energy sources on the way to decarbonization.

The remaining emissions

Through the transparent presentation of verified offset projects (e. g. Gold Standard), there is the possibility to offset the remaining greenhouse gas emissions that cannot be reduced by the target year 2030.

Our standards on the way to Net Zero

Considered emission sources

The accounting of scope 3 emissions is very individual for each company and data collection in particular can be very complex and challenging. We therefore always start with a minimum balance framework (MBF) in the Zielgerade2030 baseline footprint, in which Scope 1 and 2 are always fully accounted for (in accordance with the GHG Protocol) and the following specific activities in Scope 3 occurring in every company are generally accounted for.

Our baseline Scope 3 emission sources

o Common office paper/cardboad material
o Frequently purchased food
o Water/waste water
o Business travel
o Daily commuting

Targets for your entire value chain

In the next step, we strongly recommend including all relevant Scope 3 emissions in your balance framework with regard to own climate goals or Science Based targets (SBTi) towards Net Zero - ideally for your entire value chain.

Contact

Feel free to get in touch and contact our Team!

Damian Wimmer

damian.wimmer@earf.de

Energieagentur Regio Freiburg GmbH

Martin Meurer

Martin Meurer

martin.meurer@earf.de

Energieagentur Regio Freiburg GmbH