How to calculate, analyze, and automate a complex global carbon footprint
Hoover Circular Solutions (HCS) are a leading sustainable industrial packaging and containers manufacturer. At HCS, sustainability is an integral part of everything they do. In aiming to provide “more value with less waste,” they supply their customers across the chemical, refining, and general industrial end markets with a means to move away from single-use containers. As part of their dedication to sustainability, HCS wanted accurate measurements of Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions. To assess their progress towards their internal climate goals, and to create reports for audits, stakeholder requests, and annual ESG reports.
Calculating and analyzing carbon footprint
HCS recognized Persefoni as the only platform that could hold the full range of their data in one place, present it via a myriad of dashboard views, with the ability to drill down to identify all areas of scope 1, 2, and 3 data. Persefoni was able to help HCS calculate and analyze the full carbon footprint of their global operations, which could be shared with customers, in various ESG reporting, and in audits with drastically less time and resources spent. Based on the data they collected on the Persefoni platform for 2021, HCS could clearly see its overall carbon footprint; the company will now begin making educated determinations of how, where, and on what timeline they should reduce emissions. HCS was able to reduce the time and resources spent creating an auditable climate emissions baseline by more than 50 percent, with the added benefits of real-time reporting for multiple stakeholders. Additional modules like Persefoni’s Climate Trajectory Modeling add further granularity to the decarbonization journey and further maximize HCS’s investment in Persefoni.
Rinse, Wash, Repeat
As part of HCS and Persefoni's ongoing relationship, the focus has now shifted towards integrating software and programs with the Persefoni platform toward a monthly data pull. This collaborative effort automates the data collection process and significantly minimizes the time commitment from HCS team members, allowing them to focus more exclusively on operations and emissions reduction opportunities.
“It’s one thing to say something, it’s another thing to prove it…. Look at the data and make informed decisions on that data, and that’s what Persefoni helps you do.”
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