corsus at the 8th German Procurement Day

The annual congress is the leading event of the DVNW (Deutsches Vergabenetzwerk) Akademie GmbH on questions of public procurement and public procurement law. This year, it took place again in Berlin on Friday the, 5th of November. The Procurement Day addresses representatives of public contracting authorities, private sector companies, the legal system, politics and science related to the topic.

Greenhouse gas emissions of digital advertising measures

Digital advertising is on the rise, but the climate impact of digital advertising has been poorly studied. For example, net sales of digital advertising in Germany have more than tripled in the last 8 years. On behalf of the green electricity provider LichtBlick, corsus has now investigated the greenhouse gas emissions of digital advertising measures.

corsus gives presentation at ‘Sustainability Assessment of the Food Chain’ seminar

On 22 September, the European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST) organised the online seminar ‘Sustainability Assessment of the Food Chain’. The seminar attracted well over a hundred interested participants. The introductory lecture was given by Dr Ulrike Eberle of corsus.

Ulrike Eberle as a guest on the Scientists for Future Podcast

In the current episode of the Scientists for Future podcast, Dr. Ulrike Eberle, together with WWF Germany’s Tanja Dräger de Teran, presents the sometimes surprising results of the study on water consumption.

corsus publishes sustainability reports: carbon footprint and DNK statement

corsus lives up to its responsibility and has prepared its carbon footprint according to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol methodology standard for the second time. In addition, corsus publishes the first statement according to the DNK standard.

Human rights due diligence in business – well advised by corsus

The German Parliament passed the Act on Corporate Due Diligence to Prevent Human Rights Violations in Supply Chains in July 2021. It applies to companies of a certain size regardless of their legal form.

corsus becomes active member of the Umwelt-Partnerschaft Hamburg

Since the beginning of June 2021, corsus has been an active member of the Hamburg Environmental Partnership.

corsus conducts study on human rights due diligence

cosus conducts a study that investigate the status of compliance with human rights due diligence as well as drivers, approaches and challenges in and for companies.

Environmentally conscious E-Commerce

Dr. Ulrike Eberle from corsus explains in an interview what is important in the transformation to environmentally conscious online retail.

Critical review of the Life Cycle Assessment of Cotton made in Africa

The  Aid by Trade Foundation, standard setter of the „Cotton made in Africa (CmiA)” sustainability standard, regularly has the impact of the standard reviewed. The aim of the standard is to “help small farmers in Africa to help themselves by trading instead of donating, to improve their living and working conditions and to protect our environment”.

The environmental impact of African cotton is assessed by means of a life cycle assessment in accordance with the international standard for product life cycle assessments (ISO 14040/44). The next life cycle assessment has now been published in 2021. According to ISO 14040/44, comparative LCAs intended for communication with external parties must be critically reviewed. The critical review for this LCA was carried out by a panel, Dr. Ulrike Eberle from corsus was chair of the critical review panel.

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