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This blog provides insights into the process of carbon accounting and management, explaining how companies can measure, report and reduce their carbon emissions to minimize their impact on the environment and meet their sustainability goals.

North Star Carbon Management Achieves B Corp Certification

05/23/2024

North Star Carbon Management (NSCM) is proud to announce its B Corp certification. We are a Software as a Service (SaaS) company primarily focused on carbon accounting and management. Our B Corp certification solidifies our position as leaders in sustainable business practices. We are delighted to be a part of the B Corp movement, committing […]

16 Tactics Net-zero Companies Use To Slash Corporate Carbon Footprint

05/14/2024

Companies across the world are increasingly being called to action to address their environmental impacts- be it by regulation, their customers, or the growing risk presented by climate change to their operations. A 1.9°F increase in global temperatures since 1880 has been documented by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The corporate world faces […]

Aligning with the SBTi for Net Zero Ambitions

11/27/2023

In the face of catastrophic impacts of climate change, the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) stands as a testament to the power of collective action. With SBTi’s scientifically grounded framework, organizations are empowered to set ambitious emissions reductions targets, carving paths toward environmental stewardship that resonate with the urgency of our times. This article dives […]

Complete Guide to Achieving Net-Zero Targets

11/14/2023

In the face of mounting concerns over global warming and climate change, many organizations are recognizing the urgent need to take action. One approach gaining traction is the adoption of net-zero targets. But what exactly are net-zero targets and why are they so important? In this article, we will delve into the science and practicality […]

GHG Emission Factors: Pioneering Better Carbon Accounting Practices

11/03/2023

ContentsGHG Emission Factors: Pioneering Better Carbon Accounting PracticesWhat are GHG Emission Factors?How to Use GHG Emission Factors in GHG InventoriesCalculating Source Data and Emission Factors to Get Total CO2eWhy Emission Factors Matter in Carbon AccountingTypes of Emission FactorsTrusted SourcesGeographical Specificity and How the Software Accounts for ItCommon Challenges in Using Emission Factors for Carbon AccountingThe […]

Conducting Your First GHG Emissions Inventory

10/30/2023

Conducting a Greenhouse Gas emissions inventory is vital for understanding and addressing an organization’s carbon footprint, including emissions from operations, upstream supply chain and a company’s entire value chain. This detailed guide by North Star Carbon Management outlines the process and key considerations. ContentsWhat is a GHG Emissions Inventory?Significance of GHG Emissions InventoryPreparing for Your […]

The Basics of Scope 3 Emissions

10/16/2023

ContentsIntroductionWhat Are Scope 3 Emissions?Sources of Scope 3 Emissions: A BreakdownWhy Scope 3 Emission Assessment Matters for BusinessesBest Practices for Accurately Quantifying Scope 3 EmissionsEngaging StakeholdersUsing Quality DataFollowing Accepted MethodologyPrioritize Largest Emission SourcesUnderstanding Lifecycle Impacts in Scope 3 EmissionsCalculating Your Carbon Footprint with Scope 3 EmissionsMitigating Scope 3 Emissions: Strategies & Best PracticesFuture of SustainabilityWritten […]

Welcome to North Star Carbon Management: Your Compass to Net Zero

10/10/2023

The Growing Importance of Carbon Management As per a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) failing to limit global warming could result in costs of up to $54 trillion for the world economy. This alarming number calls for the urgent necessity for action. In a time defined by the impact of climate […]

What is Emissions Management Software and why is it needed?

09/22/2023

Climate change is real, and it’s urgent. We’re seeing more and more wildfires, melting ice, and extreme weather. To protect our planet, we need to act now. As per National Interagency Fire Center, in 2023 alone 72 large wildfires have burned 468,876 acres in 14 states. This stark data underscores the escalating environmental crisis we […]