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Retail and e-commerce

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Retail & E-commerce

Retail and e-commerce

Our client, a publicly listed retail and e-commerce operator, operates an impressive family of brands spanning multiple sectors including agriculture and manufacturing. Recently, they have focused on implementing sustainability practices such as recycling and clean energy procurement in their distribution centers. They sought to expand these initiatives by taking decisive action on their carbon emissions.

The Challenge:

The company operates a broad portfolio of brands across more than 50 locations in the US, including distribution centers and stores. This complexity presented significant challenges when establishing a complete carbon baseline. In addition, they needed to prepare for upcoming regulatory changes, such as those proposed by the SEC, necessitating a robust and reliable carbon accounting system.

Leveraging Minimum's Carbon Accounting Software:

To address their data collection challenges, the company chose Minimum’s Carbon Accounting Software. The software mapped their organizational structure, created a scalable and efficient method to collect emissions data, and automated this process. This allowed for a comprehensive and accurate measurement of the carbon footprint across different sectors – mapped to the company’s organizational structure.

Minimum's software helped the client by identifying all relevant departments, divisions, and subsidiaries and establishing a hierarchy of reporting. This, in turn, ensured compliance with various GHG accounting standards, such as the GHG Protocol Agricultural Guidance, thus facilitating robust and reliable reporting.

Calculating Carbon Footprint:

Minimum's Carbon Accounting Software provides our client with an auditable trail of their carbon emissions, ensuring accurate and accessible data for reporting and audit purposes. The software's flexibility was highlighted as invaluable by the client in terms of data extraction and maintaining an ongoing audit trail. As a result, the client can confidently report their carbon emissions to stakeholders as part of their commitment to sustainability.

Looking Ahead:

Our client is now equipped with the tools and data required to significantly advance their sustainability initiatives and reduce their carbon footprint. The insights generated by Minimum's software will facilitate more strategic decision-making and enable them to measure and manage their carbon emissions effectively. This commitment to transparency and sustainability solidifies their status as a leader in their industry, illustrating how data-driven decision making can drive significant progress towards a more sustainable future.


Retail and e-commerce
Retail and e-commerce

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Retail and e-commerce
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Retail and e-commerce
Retail and e-commerce

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