Association of Financial Practitioners that Value Value JPBV Develops Greenhouse Gas Emissions Calculation Procedures to Support Carbon Neutral Initiatives of Regional Financial Institutions

Association of financial practitioners who value value
JPBV Develops Greenhouse Gas Emissions Calculation Procedures to Support Carbon Neutral Initiatives of Regional Financial Institutions Consolidates the practical know-how of five JPBV member financial institutions. Support from Richroma Co., Ltd., which provides consulting services for climate change disclosure.

With the support of Richroma Co., Ltd., the Association of Financial Practitioners that Values ​​Values ​​carried out a model project to calculate basic greenhouse gas emissions in which five financial institutions participated. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Calculation Procedure Manual”. The procedure manual created this time was created with the aim of enabling financial institutions themselves to perform basic greenhouse gas calculations, including estimated values, based on the knowledge gained through the efforts of this model project. This procedure manual explains the calculation method from the basics of Scope 1, 2, and 3 (including Category 15) so that even financial institutions that have no experience in calculating greenhouse gases can take the first step. are doing
The Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015, making it a global goal to keep the temperature at least 2°C below pre-industrial levels and strive to limit the temperature rise to 1.5°C. Japan was also declared carbon neutral on October 26, 2020, and along with that, carbon neutral initiatives are accelerating in all business categories. Under these circumstances, financial institutions are required to understand not only the greenhouse gases they emit but also the greenhouse gases in their supply chains, as they recognize that they are important stakeholders for the transition to carbon neutrality of society as a whole. . However, the current situation is that the disclosure of greenhouse gases has not progressed due to the inclusion of some specialized content. It is important to make efforts to General Incorporated Association of Financial Practitioners
(Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Hiroyuki Egami, hereinafter referred to as JPBV), which promotes the spread of finance that leads to sustainable social, economic, and environmental development in Japan. In order to solve this problem, we formed a carbon neutral subcommittee with the participation of five financial institutions and implemented a model project to calculate basic greenhouse gases from February 2022 to November 2022. Rechroma Co., Ltd. (Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Takahiro Kato), which provides consulting and training services for disclosure related to climate change, guided the development of this manual. Ikkangyo Credit Union, Higo Bank, Ltd., and Miyazaki Taiyo Bank, Ltd. participated in the event.
The procedure manual created this time was created with the aim of enabling financial institutions themselves to perform basic greenhouse gas calculations, including estimated values, based on the knowledge gained through the efforts of this model project.
This procedure manual explains the calculation method from the basics of Scope 1, 2, and 3 (including Category 15) so that even financial institutions that have no experience in calculating greenhouse gases can take the first step. are doing We also distribute explanation videos and spreadsheets used for calculations.
This procedure manual can be downloaded and used by JPBV members, but its excerpts and videos can also be viewed on the JPBV blog page. JPBV blog page
https://note.com/jpbv/
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