WHAT ARE ALL THE WAYS IN WHICH DATA HELPS?
True sustainability starts with knowing where you are and designing where you want to go.
BUILDING THE RIGHT FOUNDATION
TrueNorth uses Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to support organizational data needs, both to set strategic priorities and in meeting day-to-day requirements.
LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT SCALE
Estimates total environmental impacts of the business and highlights relative contribution of different parts of an organization.
Multiple products or product categories based on common processes/materials in the value chain.
Single or handful of products using primary or secondary data.
The results demonstrate impact distribution by life cycle stages.
LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT FOR
SCOPE 1, 2, +3
PRODUCT + PROCESS
GUIDANCE FOR IMPROVEMENT
WHERE MIGHT THE DATA TAKE YOU?
Priority one is to design your LCA at the right level. The sustainability field is evolving quickly and can be complex. Ensuring you have the right knowledge to make informed decisions about this critical part of your own program is where we start.
A properly designed LCA will garner support from the executive office, to all internal and external stakeholders and deliver a comprehensive program.
The spirit and intent of leveraging LCA is the continuous improvement in environmental outcomes from business activity and to support the practical tools by which a more sustainable future and leadership can be achieved.
WHAT TO EXPECT
At TrueNorth, we believe that comprehending business impacts from a data perspective is your opportunity for systemic change. Depending on where you are in your own sustainability journey, your LCA can cover a lot of territory from filling gaps to delivering concrete needs to providing strategic insight.
Planned appropriately your LCA should deliver for the foreseeable future. Expect us to dive in deeply with a comprehensive needs evaluation to make sure this investment pays off over the long term.