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Carbon Footprint

Jointly achieving ambitious climate targets in your supply chain

The impact of your supply chain on your footprint is huge

Up to 80% of CO2 emissions in the manufacturing industry come from the supply chain. Companies pursuing ambitious climate targets can therefore only achieve them in close cooperation with their suppliers. This means that CO2 emissions must be taken into account in all corporate decisions affecting the supply chain.

The starting point for addressing this responsibility is the availability of reliable data. Firstly, the most important aspect is to create transparency — on the one hand, about where your suppliers stand and what goals they are pursuing with regard to the issue, and on the other hand, about what CO2 emissions are created by your bought-in parts — whether in production or in transport. The next step is to define joint targets and measures, which are then anchored in all processes with your suppliers and transport service providers.

SupplyOn offers a holistic concept that takes into account the Company Carbon Footprint (CCF), the Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) and the emissions caused by transport. It is based on the fact that all processes with suppliers are handled seamlessly via SupplyOn and that potential savings can be identified by analyzing the data generated in the process.

This creates the basis for targeted emissions management and the sustainable reduction of your carbon footprint with regard to materials, components, transports and processes. Together with your business partners, you can identify potential for improvement and sustainably reduce emissions in your supply chain.

Company Carbon Footprint (CCF) of your suppliers

When it comes to the Company Carbon Footprint, SupplyOn quickly ensures transparency: What actual share does each supplier contribute to your current and future footprint? Are your suppliers already pursuing ambitious climate targets themselves? Do your suppliers’ targets coincide with your own?

SupplyOn’s community approach gives you access to important CO2-relevant key figures — such as the Climate Readiness Score — from a steadily growing number of suppliers.

In the future, a Climate Dashboard will give you an overview of all climate-relevant scores and enable you to make sustainable purchasing decisions.

Product Carbon Footprint (PCF)

For the Product Carbon Footprint, the supplier with the lowest PCF or with the most demanding reduction targets can already be selected in the sourcing and awarding process.

In the development phase, the focus is on eco-engineering with the aim, on the one hand, of testing different product variants and, on the other, of making manufacturing as low-emission as possible by using suitable production processes.

For series parts, the PCF can be updated on-demand or as part of the annual price request.
and agreed reduction targets can be checked. In this way, emissions can be further optimized even after start-of-production.

Transport Carbon Footprint

The starting point for reducing the transport carbon footprint is the determination of transport emissions on the basis of actual transports using the activity-based approach.

By interlinking demand processes (Supply Chain Collaboration) with Transport Management, transport emissions can also be allocated to individual products.

The Transport Management solution from SupplyOn can be used to further reduce the emissions caused by transport. With the help of intelligent optimized route planning, time, route and CO2 emissions are taken into account and optimized routes are suggested.

The magic triangle of purchasing decisions is turning into a square

The three decision-making criteria in purchasing – cost, quality and delivery reliability – have been joined by a fourth one: Sustainability.

Your benefits of our
Carbon Footprint solutions

Quick identification of your business partners’ Corporate Carbon Footprint (CCF) data through easy access to centrally provided and regularly updated Climate Scores in the SupplyOn community.

Consistent reduction of your CO2 footprint through complete transparency of CCF, PCF and transport emissions

Efficient collection of CO2 data from your suppliers through seamless integration of climate-relevant key figures in all supplier processes in purchasing, product development and transport

All features at a glance

  • Company Carbon Footprint (CCF) and Climate Scores of your suppliers
  • Obtain Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) for new and series parts from suppliers and optimize it jointly
  • Transparency and reduction of transport emissions down to the part level
  • All CO2-relevant data integrated into purchasing and supplier management processes

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