Using tech to tackle illegal deforestation in the supply chain

Posted on 21 Feb 2023 by Joe Bush

Scope 3 emissions are becoming increasingly vital for UK manufacturers in the pursuit of carbon neutrality and the ultimate goal of achieving net zero. This is hardly surprising considering that Scope 3 emissions (indirect emissions that the company is responsible for up and down the value chain) can account for more than 70% of an organisation’s carbon footprint.

For an organisation that manufactures products, there will often be significant carbon emissions related to the extraction, manufacture and processing of raw materials, which can be linked to illegal deforestation. To this end UK start-up iov42 and Singapore-based DoubleHelix Tracking Technologies (DoubleHelix) have announced plans for a new Due Diligence Management Platform (DDMP), co-funded by…

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