[ACT 4 Finance | Public Consultation]

Act 4 finance 2 methodology

ADEME is launching the ACT 4 Finance public consultation. The consultation is open to every financial sector stakeholder and will end on February 10th. It is the opportunity to: review the full methodology before road-test  check the methodology consistency and clarity get feedback   Contribution process Option 1: ACT website I. Download the ACT method […]

[ACT Tourisme | Appel à candidatures]

Dans le cadre de Destination France, L’ADEME lance une expérimentation des méthodologies ACT pour le secteur du tourisme. Depuis la COP21, c’est l’initiative internationale pionnière qui fournit un véritable cadre de responsabilisation climatique des entreprises. Il s’agit d’une occasion unique de bénéficier d’une analyse par une tierce partie de votre stratégie de décarbonation et le […]

Release of the ACT Pulp and Paper methodology!

pulp and paper methodology

The ACT Initiative team is glad to announce the release of the ACT Pulp and Paper methodology! Pulp and Paper is the fourth most energy-intensive industry. According to IEA, it represents 5.6% of the industrial energy consumption. The pulp & paper sector has an important role to play in global decarbonization efforts. The methodology rewards […]

[ACT 4 Finance Roadtest | Call for Applications]

ACT 4 Finance

ADEME is launching a road-test of the ACT methodology (Assessing low-Carbon Transition) for the Finance sector. It is a unique opportunity to benefit from a third-party analysis of your decarbonization strategy and associated transition plan. Over the last 9 months, market-led working groups have developed the ACT methodologies for the banking and investing industries (ACT […]

Release of the ACT Aluminium methodology!

The ACT Initiative is glad to announce the release of the ACT Aluminium methodology! Aluminium industry is currently responsible for 2% of global GHG emissions (1.1 Gt/year), aluminium being the second most-used metal in the world after iron. As aluminium is a key metal, especially in the context of the low-carbon transition, its production is […]

New qualitative indicators

Following the public consultation, we are proud to share the new version of ACT qualitative indicators for module 5 (management), module 6 (supplier engagement), module 7 (client engagement), and module 8 (policy engagement). These new indicators are being integrated into the forthcoming ACT sectoral methodologies (Agriculture and Agrifood, Aluminium, Glass, Chemical, and Pulp&Paper) and in […]

The ACT Initiative comes to Japan

After local programs in Europe and the Americas, the ACT Initiative is developing from this year its presence in Japan, with the support of local partners. As a first step, ACT co-developers ADEME and CDP introduces the methodology in an event organized in Tokyo on 7th July, for an audience of 100 participants from Japanese […]

The ACT Initiative is road-testing its Adaptation methodology on companies from various sectors.

Following the global goal of the Article 7 of the Paris agreement of “enhancing adaptive capacity, strengthening resilience and reducing vulnerabilities to climate change”, the ACT Initiative has developed the ACT Adaptation methodology. It aims at assessing the adaptation strategy of companies from all sectors, from physical risks analysis to governance and decision-making. As part of the ACT […]

Consultation on Proposed Update of Qualitative Modules

What is this consultation about? The Assessing low-Carbon Transition (ACT) initiative is proposing an update of four of the qualitative modules that form part of the ACT Performance score. These modules appear in the same form in many of the ACT Methodologies, though some have sector-specific elements. The modules proposed to be updated are: Module […]

Release of the ACT Iron & Steel methodology

The ACT Initiative is glad to announce the release of the ACT Iron & Steel methodology! Steel production is highly energy- and emissions-intensive; among heavy industries, the iron and steel sector ranks first when it comes to CO2 emissions, and second when it comes to energy consumption. The low-carbon transition of the Iron & Steel […]