DFGE – Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy

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Founded in 1999 as a spin-off of the technical University of Munich, the DFGE – Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy provides consulting services in the field of sustainability. Our offer Sustainability Intelligence featuring calculation management, reporting solutions and strategy development aims at bundling the effort of taking part in several sustainability/CSR standards and rankings like CDP, UNGC, DJSI, EcoVadis or GRI as well as building overarching strategies, such as a sustainability strategy according to the SDGs. As the unique partner of the CDP for SBTs, DFGE provides its customers with comprehensive advice on climate strategy and helps them to operate climate-neutrally at product level or company-wide. To enable a future AI-based CSR management, DFGE researches in big data approach and machine learning. Our clients comprise international companies (DAX and fortune 500), SMEs, governmental organizations or territorial authorities.
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Value Chain, supply chain compliance, Net Zero Strategy, ESG data, CSRD reporting, SFDR, Nature Conservation, GHG, circular economy, CDP compliant, SBTi targets, SDGs, DJSI, GRI reporting, Climate-Related Risks (TCFD), calculate carbon footprint, ISO 26000, Energy Management, SASB, sustainable buildings, Reporting for sustainable investments, Product Assessment, (Voluntary) certification, Help with frameworks and metrics, Life Cycle Assessment, CBAM, Health of Employees
Description of Measuring service
According to scientific standards and the DFGE top-down approach, DFGE calculates e.g. Corporate and Product Carbon Footprints.
SaaS Recommendation, Consulting, Supplier Engagement, e-Learning, Circular Economy, Energy Management, Integrate climate action for customers, Business travels, Improve logistics, Purchase sustainable material, Reduce Energy emissions, Waste Management, Renewable energy, sustainable employees
Description of Reduction service
Final definition and calculation of a valid savings target, e.g. along the Net Zero standard or within a Climate Action Plan / Climate Strategy tailored to the company.
Secondary (You offer the projects of others)
Description of Compensation service
Beyond the target setting and determination of CO2 saving potentials, the avoidance of CO2 emissions up to CO2 reporting, DFGE also provides with its strategic partner Southpole the CO2 compensation for a climate neutral company or a climate neutral product.
Description of Communication service
DFGE offers companies consulting, software and auditing services to realize a green vision and integrate it into business processes. The core business is to address the question of whether and, above all, how a sensible combination of ecology and profitability can be achieved.