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Net Zero
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Wed
Nov
 
15

Risks of Carbon Accounting and Offsets in a Single Business Model

Given its inherent conflicts, companies providing carbon accounting services should not be profiting from the sale of carbon credits. This post outlines Persefoni’s official company position on this matter.
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Decarbonization
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Mon
Nov
 
27

Decarbonization Levers, Explained

Our comprehensive guide explains what decarbonization levers are and key strategies businesses can follow to reduce their carbon footprint and achieve their carbon reduction goals.
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Climate Disclosures
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Fri
Feb
 
09

CDP Reporting: The Business Case for Companies

Learn why CDP disclosures matter — and the benefits, challenges, and best practices for reporting.
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Climate Disclosures
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Fri
Oct
 
13

Navigating the SEC's Climate Proposal: Understanding Transition Risks

This blog covers the definition and types of transition risks, how the SEC's proposed rule addresses climate risk disclosure, and strategies for managing transition risks.
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Climate Disclosures
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Fri
Oct
 
13

Navigating the SEC's Proposed Climate Rule: Governance Disclosure of Climate-Related Risks

Governance is a core foundation of climate disclosure and the SEC's proposal requirements. Discover the recommended steps boards should take to prepare for the proposed climate rule and examples of successful governance disclosures.
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Climate Disclosures
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Tue
Feb
 
06

California SB 253 and SB 261: What Businesses Need to Know

The Climate Corporate Data Accountability Act (SB253) and Climate-Related Financial Risk Act (SB261) could set new standards for corporate climate action with far-reaching consequences for the economy and the environment. Read on to learn more.
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Climate Disclosures
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Wed
Aug
 
30

EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: What to Expect

Discover the EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and its impact on reducing carbon emissions. Explore how the CBAM works, why it was implemented, and how businesses can prepare for this new carbon tax on high-emitting products entering the EU.
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Carbon Accounting
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Wed
Aug
 
30

The State of Climate Industry Webinar Recap

TLDR: Five things we learned from The State of the Climate Industry Webinar.
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Climate Disclosures
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Wed
Dec
 
27

TCFD: Why it Matters and What You Need to Know

The TCFD was created to help companies disclose climate-related risks. Here's what you need to know about it.
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Sustainability
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Wed
Aug
 
30

Supplier Tiers: Differences Between Tiers 1, 2, and 3

Supplier tiers categorize suppliers based on their importance to the business. Read our guide to learn about this process and how it can improve your company’s sustainability.
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Sustainability
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Wed
Dec
 
27

Sustainable Procurement Beginner’s Guide

Sustainable procurement takes environmental, social, and governance factors into consideration during the decision-making and procurement process. Learn more in our guide.
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Climate Technology
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Wed
Aug
 
30

Climate Technology: What is it & Why is it Important?

Learn about climate technology and why it's so important in the fight against climate change and the journey to net zero.
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Financed Emissions
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Wed
Aug
 
30

Why Persefoni? (Decarbonizing the Private Markets)

Before Persefoni, it was not feasible for an asset manager to report a carbon intensity figure to their investors, nor was it feasible for those investors to make decisions on the allocation of capital according to carbon intensity.
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Climate Disclosures
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Wed
Aug
 
30

What are Carbon Disclosure Mandates?

Learn more on how carbon disclosure mandates work, what they entail, and who should use them.
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ESG
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Thu
Dec
 
28

What is Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)?

An overview of ESG in business terms. Learn more about why it's important with this introductory article.
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Climate Disclosures
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Wed
Aug
 
30

Climate Disclosures in Banking: How Banks are Responding to the Risks of Climate Change

Learn more about how banks are addressing climate change risks and navigating the evolving regulatory landscape, covering net zero commitments, sustainability regulation, greenwashing risks, and more.
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ESG
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Thu
Dec
 
14

ESG Terms You Need to Know

Want to learn more about ESG? Check out our comprehensive glossary of environmental, social, and governance terms.
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Sustainability
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Wed
Aug
 
30

Chief Sustainability Officer: An Evolving Role

As sustainability becomes an increasingly important part of business, the role of the CSO is evolving. Learn what this role entails and how it's changing.
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Climate Disclosures
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Fri
Oct
 
13

Key Elements of the SEC’s Climate Disclosure Proposing Release

Key takeaways and commentary to help you better understand the most important aspects of the SEC's Climate Disclosure Proposing Release.
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Carbon Accounting
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Wed
Dec
 
27

Climate Risk: What are Physical & Transition Risks?

Climate change poses risks to the financial stability of organizations: physical and transitional. Learn what they are and what you can do to mitigate them.
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Financed Emissions
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Thu
Dec
 
07

What are the PCAF Asset Classes?

Learn why PCAF is important, what the six asset classes are, and the calculation methodology.
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Carbon Accounting
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Wed
Aug
 
30

What are Emissions Factors?

Here is an introductory guide to what emission factors are and why they're important for climate change mitigation.
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Net Zero
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Fri
Oct
 
13

What are Science-Based Targets (SBTs)?

Learn all about Science-Based Targets (SBTs) and how they can help companies reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to a sustainable future. Understand the definition, importance, and how to set and validate targets aligned with SBTi criteria.
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Carbon Accounting
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Fri
Dec
 
29

What are Organizational and Operational Boundaries?

Learn how to define the organizational & operational boundaries of your carbon measurements, to better understand what to measure within your org's operations.