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How to Net Zero

How to Net Zero

By SustainCERT

Net Zero. Companies and governments have made it their sustainability north star and chances are it made some form of headlines in recent news. Met with enthusiasm and swiftly followed with concerns around greenwashing, the big question we now urgently need an answer to is HOW – how do we zero out emissions? How do we formulate and accurately measure progress against targets and goals? How do we ensure claims about emission reductions achieved can be trusted?
How to Net Zero, a podcast by impact verification organization SustainCERT, brings together industry experts, climate frontrunners and
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The wide spectrum of climate claims

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Climate Claims & Regulation
Climate Claims & Regulation
From the newsroom, to the boardroom, to the policy office, everyone is talking about greenwashing. And it is safe to say that regulation as a solution, has become a very hot topic. In the lead-up to COP27, we met with Gilles Dufrasne from Carbon Market Watch to discuss climate claims from the regulation angle. Where should we draw the line between what is voluntary and what is not? To what extent can regulating claims be the solution to greenwashing? Listen now to learn more! 
41:19
October 20, 2022
What is Net Zero?
What is Net Zero?
Before exploring the HOW we thought it would be usefull to define WHAT is Net Zero. In this episode we speak with Alberto Carrillo on the basic principles behind Net Zero and setting credible strategies. With many critics calling companies out on “fake zero” strategies, we deep dive on the issues that have led to misleading Net Zero claims and look to better understand what differentiates "good" Net Zero commitments from "bad ones". 
35:04
September 15, 2022
The wide spectrum of climate claims
The wide spectrum of climate claims
There's a sea of information on various standards, methodologies, and guidance around different types of climate claims, what they mean, and what defining factors make a corporate climate claim credible. It is safe to say that it can be a bit confusing.  Understanding the defining factors of net zero, carbon neutral and other climate claims is complex, and perhaps the reason for the growing issue of greenwashing. To inaugurate this podcast, we thought drilling down into these concepts to better undertsand what they mean would be a good place to start.
54:09
August 16, 2022
Trailer: Welcome to How To Net Zero
Trailer: Welcome to How To Net Zero
Net Zero: Companies and governments around the world have made it their sustainability north star, but what does it actually mean, and is it achievable? Whether net zero claims leave you feeling cynical or optimistic, it’s fair to say that the difference between Net Zero becoming an empty buzzword vs a real driver for emission reductions lies in the solutions we find to get there. In this trailer episode we want to give you a sneak peak into the WHY of this podcast, HOW to NET ZERO and what you can expect.
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August 11, 2022