Action Library

A collection of high impact actions and recommendations from peers

If you want to move mountains, you must start by lifting stones.

Action Type

Action Area

Design a supplier engagement program
Action

Design a supplier engagement program

BCGBCG
    WBCSD Supply Chain Decarbonization Masterclass Series
Reduce enteric fermentation emissions from ruminant animals
Action

Reduce enteric fermentation emissions from ruminant animals

WBCSDWBCSD
Opt for mixed land use to generate clean energy
Action

Opt for mixed land use to generate clean energy

The Carbon TrustThe Carbon Trust
Use geothermal energy to decarbonize warehouses and offices
Case Study

Use geothermal energy to decarbonize warehouses and offices

Optic2000Optic2000
    Solar Impulse Foundation
Sort and recycle technologies for paper and textile
Action

Sort and recycle technologies for paper and textile

Forest Solutions GroupForest Solutions Group
    McKinsey Sustainability
Incentivize regenerative agriculture in dairy production
Case Study

Incentivize regenerative agriculture in dairy production

NestléNestlé
Reduce fuel oil through hydrogen substitution
Case Study

Reduce fuel oil through hydrogen substitution

Empresas CMPC S.A.Empresas CMPC S.A.
Switch from ICE to BEV trucks in transportation
Action

Switch from ICE to BEV trucks in transportation

WBCSDWBCSD
Build with biobased materials
Action

Build with biobased materials

ArcadisArcadis
Decarbonize suppliers through a collaborative approach
Case Study

Decarbonize suppliers through a collaborative approach

PhilipsPhilips
Use nature-based solutions as part of Net Zero action
Action

Use nature-based solutions as part of Net Zero action

WBCSDWBCSD
Engage employees on decarbonization
Case Study

Engage employees on decarbonization

Swiss ReSwiss Re
Reduce fleet emissions through e-mobility and EV charging
Case Study

Reduce fleet emissions through e-mobility and EV charging

SAPSAP
Switch to industrial electric boilers
Action

Switch to industrial electric boilers

Forest Solutions GroupForest Solutions Group
    McKinsey Sustainability
Procure natural climate solution carbon credits
Action

Procure natural climate solution carbon credits

WBCSDWBCSD
    Natural Climate Solutions Alliance
Use energy management systems to enhance building efficiency
Action

Use energy management systems to enhance building efficiency

BCGBCG
Raise capital for climate investments through green bonds
Action

Raise capital for climate investments through green bonds

BCGBCG
Change product standard requirements to reduce food waste
Action

Change product standard requirements to reduce food waste

The Carbon TrustThe Carbon Trust
Decarbonize low-temperature industrial heat with heat pumps
Action

Decarbonize low-temperature industrial heat with heat pumps

WBCSDWBCSD
Integrate Climate into Strategic Planning
Action

Integrate Climate into Strategic Planning

BCGBCG
    WBCSD Supply Chain Decarbonization Masterclass Series
Promote the adoption of wood products in construction
Action

Promote the adoption of wood products in construction

Forest Solutions GroupForest Solutions Group
    McKinsey Sustainability
Set sustainable energy management standards
Case Study

Set sustainable energy management standards

PhilipsPhilips
Switch from diesel to electric in rail transportation
Action

Switch from diesel to electric in rail transportation

WBCSDWBCSD
Opt for onshore wind electricity generation
Action

Opt for onshore wind electricity generation

WBCSDWBCSD
Invest in solar power for affordable and clean energy supply
Case Study

Invest in solar power for affordable and clean energy supply

Ekol LogisticsEkol Logistics
Reduce shipping emissions with renewable fuels & efficiency
Action

Reduce shipping emissions with renewable fuels & efficiency

BCGBCG
Switch to electric/hybrid boilers in buildings
Action

Switch to electric/hybrid boilers in buildings

WBCSDWBCSD
Harness PPA for renewable electricity
Case Study

Harness PPA for renewable electricity

PhilipsPhilips
Activate the organization to support sustainability goals
Action

Activate the organization to support sustainability goals

BCGBCG
    WBCSD Climate Transition Roadmaps Masterclass Series
Reduce CH4 & N2O emissions with livestock manure management
Action

Reduce CH4 & N2O emissions with livestock manure management

WBCSDWBCSD
Decarbonize low-temperature heating using heat as a service
Action

Decarbonize low-temperature heating using heat as a service

WBCSDWBCSD
Produce Sodium Chlorite with Clean Energy Nationally
Case Study

Produce Sodium Chlorite with Clean Energy Nationally

Sabará GroupSabará Group
Opt for electric medium temperature heating systems
Action

Opt for electric medium temperature heating systems

WBCSDWBCSD
Adopt BECCS technologies
Action

Adopt BECCS technologies

Forest Solutions GroupForest Solutions Group
    McKinsey Sustainability
Use biofuel (ethanol) in light vehicles
Case Study

Use biofuel (ethanol) in light vehicles

Iguá SaneamentoIguá Saneamento
Build partnerships through alliances and co-investments
Action

Build partnerships through alliances and co-investments

BCGBCG
    WBCSD Supply Chain Decarbonization Masterclass Series
Adopt heat recovery technologies in the pulp mill
Action

Adopt heat recovery technologies in the pulp mill

Forest Solutions GroupForest Solutions Group
    McKinsey Sustainability
Integrate Energy Management Systems in pulp and paper mills
Case Study

Integrate Energy Management Systems in pulp and paper mills

Empresas CMPC S.A.Empresas CMPC S.A.
Design low-carbon products with circular economy principles
Case Study

Design low-carbon products with circular economy principles

AsusAsus
Maximize Value from Climate Reporting
Action

Maximize Value from Climate Reporting

PwC UKPwC UK
    WBCSD Net Zero Delivery Masterclass Series
Switch to alternative proteins in commercial food production
Action

Switch to alternative proteins in commercial food production

BCGBCG
Redesign the value chain and source strategies
Action

Redesign the value chain and source strategies

BCGBCG
    WBCSD Supply Chain Decarbonization Masterclass Series
Use of PCR plastics to lower carbon footprint
Case Study

Use of PCR plastics to lower carbon footprint

AcerAcer
Use an AI air compressor system to reduce energy consumption
Case Study

Use an AI air compressor system to reduce energy consumption

Wistron CorporationWistron Corporation
Invest in innovative pulping and paper making technologies
Action

Invest in innovative pulping and paper making technologies

Forest Solutions GroupForest Solutions Group
    McKinsey Sustainability
Use efficient packaging to reduce food waste
Action

Use efficient packaging to reduce food waste

The Carbon TrustThe Carbon Trust
Optimize chiller efficiency with artificial intelligence
Case Study

Optimize chiller efficiency with artificial intelligence

CLP Holdings LimitedCLP Holdings Limited
Adopt an internal carbon price to drive decarbonization
Action

Adopt an internal carbon price to drive decarbonization

WBCSDWBCSD
    BCG
Achieve Net Zero: Track Portfolio Carbon, Set Targets
Case Study

Achieve Net Zero: Track Portfolio Carbon, Set Targets

CTBC HoldingCTBC Holding
Adopt smart storage solutions to reduce food waste
Action

Adopt smart storage solutions to reduce food waste

The Carbon TrustThe Carbon Trust
Design Climate Transition Plans – An Overview
Action

Design Climate Transition Plans – An Overview

BCGBCG
    WBCSD Climate Transition Roadmaps Masterclass Series
Advance decarbonization requirements in procurement
Action

Advance decarbonization requirements in procurement

BCGBCG
    WBCSD Supply Chain Decarbonization Masterclass Series
Silviculture to maintain and enhance forest carbon sinks
Case Study

Silviculture to maintain and enhance forest carbon sinks

Weyerhaeuser CompanyWeyerhaeuser Company
Improve product environmental footprint with eco-design
Case Study

Improve product environmental footprint with eco-design

PhilipsPhilips
Enable Scope 3 Data Transparency
Case Study

Enable Scope 3 Data Transparency

T-SystemsT-Systems
    The Climate Choice
Implement circularity in value chains to reduce emissions
Action

Implement circularity in value chains to reduce emissions

BCGBCG
Design and implement SF6-free solutions for the grid
Case Study

Design and implement SF6-free solutions for the grid

National GridNational Grid
Move from gas to electric low temperature heating systems
Action

Move from gas to electric low temperature heating systems

WBCSDWBCSD
Reduce furnace CO2 emissions with a heat exchanger
Case Study

Reduce furnace CO2 emissions with a heat exchanger

UnileverUnilever
Switch to low-carbon fuels: deep dive on low-carbon hydrogen
Action

Switch to low-carbon fuels: deep dive on low-carbon hydrogen

Forest Solutions GroupForest Solutions Group
    McKinsey Sustainability
Create financial incentives for suppliers
Action

Create financial incentives for suppliers

BCGBCG
    WBCSD Supply Chain Decarbonization Masterclass Series
Adopt heat recovery technologies in the sawmill
Action

Adopt heat recovery technologies in the sawmill

Forest Solutions GroupForest Solutions Group
    McKinsey Sustainability
Leverage MACCs to Inform Decarbonization Strategy
Action

Leverage MACCs to Inform Decarbonization Strategy

BCGBCG
    WBCSD Climate Transition Roadmaps Masterclass Series
Collaborate with peers to set and meet supplier targets
Action

Collaborate with peers to set and meet supplier targets

BCGBCG
Prioritize and implement decarbonization levers
Action

Prioritize and implement decarbonization levers

PwC UKPwC UK
    WBCSD Net Zero Delivery Masterclass Series
Opt for solar thermal water heating in buildings
Action

Opt for solar thermal water heating in buildings

WBCSDWBCSD
Switch from ICE to FC trucks in transportation
Action

Switch from ICE to FC trucks in transportation

WBCSDWBCSD
Switch from ICE to BEV passenger vehicles
Action

Switch from ICE to BEV passenger vehicles

WBCSDWBCSD
Switch to electric/hybrid heat pumps in buildings
Action

Switch to electric/hybrid heat pumps in buildings

WBCSDWBCSD
Switch to solar energy with rooftop photovoltaics
Action

Switch to solar energy with rooftop photovoltaics

WBCSDWBCSD
Shift from gas or coal to electric industrial furnaces
Action

Shift from gas or coal to electric industrial furnaces

WBCSDWBCSD
Use regenerative practices to reduce agricultural emissions
Action

Use regenerative practices to reduce agricultural emissions

BCGBCG
Develop in-house web-based tools to calculate CO2 footprint
Case Study

Develop in-house web-based tools to calculate CO2 footprint

ŞekerbankŞekerbank
Source renewable electricity with PPA
Action

Source renewable electricity with PPA

WBCSDWBCSD
Implement measures in sustainable working forests
Action

Implement measures in sustainable working forests

Forest Solutions GroupForest Solutions Group
    McKinsey Sustainability
Move to offshore wind electricity generation
Action

Move to offshore wind electricity generation

WBCSDWBCSD
Use a simplified lease program for renewable energy
Case Study

Use a simplified lease program for renewable energy

Cathay LifeCathay Life
Measure and reduce Scope 3.1 purchasing emissions
Case Study

Measure and reduce Scope 3.1 purchasing emissions

CBRECBRE
Use renewable energy through distributed generation
Case Study

Use renewable energy through distributed generation

Iguá SaneamentoIguá Saneamento
Create Sustainability-linked financial instruments
Case Study

Create Sustainability-linked financial instruments

ACCIONAACCIONA
Transition to a just, net-zero, and nature positive economy
Action

Transition to a just, net-zero, and nature positive economy

WBCSDWBCSD
Harness green hydrogen for ammonia generation
Case Study

Harness green hydrogen for ammonia generation

IberdrolaIberdrola
Utilize solar thermal HaaS to cut industrial emissions
Case Study

Utilize solar thermal HaaS to cut industrial emissions

HeinekenHeineken
Transforming sewage sludge into agricultural fertilizer
Case Study

Transforming sewage sludge into agricultural fertilizer

Iguá SaneamentoIguá Saneamento
Maximize waste recovery in the pulp and paper mill
Action

Maximize waste recovery in the pulp and paper mill

Forest Solutions GroupForest Solutions Group
    McKinsey Sustainability
Reduce rice cultivation emissions via integrated methods
Action

Reduce rice cultivation emissions via integrated methods

WBCSDWBCSD
Integrate carbon dioxide removal into climate strategies
Action

Integrate carbon dioxide removal into climate strategies

WBCSDWBCSD
    South Pole
Retrofit Your Building with Insulation
Action

Retrofit Your Building with Insulation

WBCSDWBCSD
Switch from ICE to FCEV passenger vehicles
Action

Switch from ICE to FCEV passenger vehicles

WBCSDWBCSD
Integrate Climate into Corporate Financials
Action

Integrate Climate into Corporate Financials

BCGBCG
    WBCSD Climate Transition Roadmaps Masterclass Series
Switch to renewable energy to decarbonize industrial heat
Action

Switch to renewable energy to decarbonize industrial heat

BCGBCG
Optimize nutrient management for reduced on-farm emissions
Action

Optimize nutrient management for reduced on-farm emissions

WBCSDWBCSD