Guides

The Greenstone team produces informative and practical guides covering a broad range of topics across the areas of sustainability, ESG and supply chain to help sustainability and ESG professionals navigate and understand certain areas of reporting in greater detail. Explore the below library and download a guide that is relevant to you and your role. 

Measuring ESG and carbon performance across your portfolio

Measuring ESG and carbon performance across your portfolio

This guide aims to act as an advisory tool for Private Equity (PE) firms that are looking at measuring and reporting Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across their portfolio.

Sustainability & ESG Glossary

Sustainability & ESG Glossary

This glossary, providing definitions of the most commonly used terms and concepts in sustainability and ESG reporting, is designed to help sustainability professionals stay up to date with terms, acronyms, frameworks and reporting standards.

How to report GHG emissions from data centres and cloud services

How to report GHG emissions from data centres and cloud services

This guide is designed to help sustainability and ESG professionals accurately measure and report GHG emissions from data centres and cloud services.

Scope 3 emissions reporting & where to start

Scope 3 emissions reporting & where to start

This guide is designed to help sustainability professionals, responsible for sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting for their organisation, to better understand Scope 3 emissions and how to start reporting in this area.

Global sustainability reporting frameworks guide

Global sustainability reporting frameworks guide

This guide provides information on some of the primary sustainability reporting frameworks to help reporting organisations to make comparisons and decide on which is most appropriate for them to use.

Sustainable Procurement Guide

Sustainable Procurement Guide

This guide is to help procurement and sustainability professionals understand what sustainable procurement is, how their organisation is performing in this area and how they can begin to integrate sustainability into their procurement function.

Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) Guide

Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) Guide

This guide outlines everything you need to know about the The UK Government’s Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) framework that came into effect in April 2019

Reporting Scope 2 market-based emissions guide

Reporting Scope 2 market-based emissions guide

In this guide, we explain how best to report Scope 2 market-based emissions as defined within the GHG protocol. We explain the market-based methodology, the role of energy attribute certificates and what to do if you are using green tariffs.