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 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 […]

Companies, get your free ACT assessment

ACT assessments provide companies with a feedback report outlining best practice and opportunities for improvement as well as a rating to track progress. These assessments are carried out following sectoral methodology and, from the end of May 2021, Aluminium, Chemicals, Glass and Pulp & Paper companies can pilot test their methodologies through the roadtest. If […]

Practice makes perfect: how road-testing the new ACT sector methodologies brings surprising benefits to companies

The ACT initiative provided more than 100 companies with a confidential assessment of their climate strategy and with training on the methodology used through multiple road-test over the past 5 years free of charge. The individual report summarising key findings and recommendations was particularly appreciated to guide future company efforts towards their low-carbon transition. “The […]

ACT Generic methodology: public consultation

As all companies have their role to play in the low-carbon transition, the ACT initiative developed the ACT Generic methodology which aims to assess the readiness to transition to the low-carbon economy of multi-activity companies as well as companies operating in sectors that will not be covered by ACT sectoral methodologies (see Participate page). ACT […]

Oil & Gas, Transport and Cement companies: ACT call for volunteers

Last chance to join the group of pioneer companies from the Oil & Gas, Transport and Cement sectors road-testing the innovative ACT methodologies which assess the alignment of their low carbon strategy with sectoral decarbonisation pathways. Participating companies will benefit from a free assessment of their low carbon strategies conducted by consultants trained in ACT […]