Reduce Your Carbon Footprint: Unread Emails Are Hurting the Environment

We use the internet for everything from entertainment, communication, research, and it has completely transformed the way we work. Most people don’t realize that emissions from internet and cloud usage are quickly exceeding the amount of carbon from other industries. In 2023, cloud computing accounts for around 3% of all global emissions, which is more […]

Closing the Gap: Practical Steps for Meaningful Climate Action in Procurement

Grappling with Scope 3 Category 1 emissions—those emissions originating from purchased goods and services—is not just a matter of regulatory compliance but a central component of responsible business practice. This category casts a long shadow, accounting for an overwhelming majority of emissions for companies like Airbnb (96%) and even those with extensive logistics & retail […]

How to engage low maturity suppliers in measuring, reporting, and setting reduction targets

For procurement professionals aiming to engage low-maturity suppliers in emissions measurement, reporting, and target setting, here are specific, actionable steps: 1. Supplier Assessment and Segmentation – Conduct a Supplier Maturity Assessment: Use a simple survey or questionnaire to assess the current maturity level of your suppliers in terms of sustainability practices. Focus on their understanding […]

DitchCarbon’s Score : A New Benchmark for Corporate Environmental Accountability

DitchCarbon’s emissions score is a comprehensive framework designed to assess a company’s actions and commitment towards climate change mitigation. The scoring system considers various factors that collectively provide a detailed picture of a company’s environmental impact and its efforts to reduce it. Here’s a summary of the key factors considered in the assessment: 1. Industry […]

Emission Factors

At DitchCarbon, our mission is to provide accurate and reliable emission factors through our user-friendly API.

Spend Based Method

A spend-based method for calculating carbon emissions is a methodology used to estimate and quantify the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (GHGs) generated as a result of economic activities or individual consumption patterns.

Internal Cost of Carbon

The Internal Cost of Carbon is a critical tool employed by organizations to address the environmental consequences of their actions.

EU Carbon Border Tax

The European Union (EU) has taken a significant step in its commitment to combat climate change by introducing the Carbon Border Tax.