Consult Urth and Sustainability Reporting:
How can Consult Urth help my organisation?
The Consult Urth team specialises in Sustainability Reporting and is building a data driven Software as a Service (SaaS) platform to help businesses create a sustainability plan, collect and monitor enterprise wide sustainability related data (E.g. Energy, Emissions, Waste, Water, Ethical Procurement, Ethical Human Resource, Governance, etc.) and provide insights on areas of improvement.
The platform helps organisations create sustainability reporting in line with United Nations Sustainability Development Goals (UN SDGs) and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards.
What are the benefits of subscribing to a platform like Consult Urth?
There are several benefits of subscribing to Consult Urth platform where the energy, emissions, water and waste data of a company can be stored and accessed at any point of time. It is easier to track the organisation’s progress towards achieving sustainability goals and contribute to the broader UN SDGs.
Which sectors are covered in the platform?
Currently, the accommodation and food service sector has been considered in the platform. We will include the service sector in the next version as well.
How can a consultant help me make my business sustainable?
The Consult Urth Platform provides a business owner and/or a sustainability consultant a step by step approach in dealing with sustainable development practices, making the transition to a sustainable organisation fun, simple and certain. As organisations progress through the different Levels, they capture more an more sustainability related data and become more aware of their impact either, positive or negative, which enables them to make informed decisions to improve their sustainability performance.
About the Platform flow and gamification:
How can I unlock other levels in the platform?
Once all the monthly data for a selected reporting year is completed and the desired targets have been completed, the second level will unlock automatically. The MVP of the Consult Urth Platform currently is built for Level 1, subsequent Levels will be updated in upcoming version updates.
About the technical methodologies:
Does the Consult Urth Platform adhere to international standards and frameworks?
The Consult Urth Platform provides a repository to businesses to collect their economic, environmental and social impact performance data and analyse their progress towards sustainable development. Various indicators in the reports are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (UN SDG) targets and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards. Organisations can check their progress in reference to these globally accepted standards and frameworks.
Can I get my reports verified by third party verifiers?
Yes. The reports can be validated and verified by third party verifiers. The platform is a great tool to keep your data and its supporting documents handy for the third-party verifications.
Can I get access to the methodologies used for the applications?
Yes. Please contact us using the contact us page on our website for the methodologies of the applications.
How are the emissions calculated in the platform?
For the calculation of greenhouse gas emissions, the methodology has followed the requirements as mentioned in ISO 14064 and GHG Protocol. The consumption data is fetched from the Energy App and the emissions are calculated by using relevant emission factors.
Any other queries – please reach out to us using the contact us page on our website or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.