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This blog combines articles from ADEC ESG Solutions, as well as FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), an ADEC Innovation.

Better Data Management for Smarter Decision Making

Posted by George Lu on Jun 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM


Decision making is driven by data. Quality data gives a company the knowledge required to make smart decisions and to back up those decisions with meaningful supporting evidence.

Career Journeys: Urban Planning and Sustainability

Posted by Chinmay Damle on May 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM


My journey to the field of urban planning has been a circuitous one. From a very young age, I always imagined myself helping society, especially the underprivileged, and improving their quality of life. Growing up in India, I witnessed overcrowded streets teeming with litter and extreme poverty daily. I remember meandering through gridlocked traffic on foot to school after a heavy rain with public pathways flooded up to my shins—which, at the time, I thought was standard.

Reaching and Exceeding CDP Management Level

Posted by Philip Vuong on May 21, 2019 10:00:00 AM


In the 2018 CDP reporting season, did your company’s performance exceed expectations? Or have you yet to meet your targets? Either way, there is plenty of potential for improvement in 2019. We explored this potential in our recent industry webinar ‘The Road to CDP Management (and Beyond)’, covering tools for success, reviewing best practices, and addressing some challenging CDP questions. Today, we want to focus in on key suggestions for improving your CDP performance to reach Management level—and items to consider when trying to reach the Leadership level.

Preparing for Success with New Assessment Software

Posted by Chris Haddock on May 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM


One of the most important steps for any company initiating or reviewing their audit processes is finding the right software for the job. If your company is looking to roll out new assessment software, there are a number of questions you should ask before choosing your software solution, during the roll out of the new software, and into the long-term.

CDP China Launch: Green Development Through Environmental Disclosure

Posted by Ella Li on Apr 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM


In March, representatives from ADEC ESG Solutions attended CDP’s 2018 China Report Launch, “Facilitating Green Development Through Environmental Disclosure.” The meeting brought together voices from CDP, Chinese government agencies, climate NGOs such as IPE and the Carbon Trust, and other participating companies. Keep reading to find out what we learned from the event.

Reporting to CDP This Year? You Need These Tips

Posted by Philip Vuong on Apr 9, 2019 10:00:00 AM


CDP’s 2019 Questionnaire has now been released, along with a host of guides and tools. To help you get the best results you can, we’ve prepared a rundown of those tools, a list of best practices and a forensic look at the questions you found most challenging in 2018.

ADEC Innovations Attends the 4th UN Environment Assembly

Posted by Alex Donovan on Mar 28, 2019 10:33:20 AM


ADEC Innovations and members of the CleanChain team recently traveled to Nairobi to attend the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA). The week-long meeting included member states, coalitions, NGO’s, and the private sector, and had an overriding theme of addressing sustainable consumption and production as well as finding innovative solutions for environmental challenges.

5 Top Tips for Completing Your CDP Response

Posted by Philip Vuong on Mar 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM


If your company is responding to CDP this year, then now is the time to start thinking about your strategy for submitting your company’s disclosure and maximizing your score. As a CDP accredited solutions service provider, ADEC Innovations has spent years helping companies produce high-scoring CDP responses.

Drawing on our experience, we have identified five actions that every company should take to ensure CDP success this year.

Converging Tools For Chemical Management: ZDHC Gateway and CleanChain

Posted by Alicia Godlove on Mar 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM


Responsible chemical management has become a crucial part of doing business in the modern textile industry. Customers expect environmentally responsible brands, investors are paying increasing attention to sustainable investing, and regulators expect safety and compliance in manufacturing and production.