Salesforce Launched Net Zero Cloud 2.0: Now Establish Sustainability as a Core Company Value — Cyntexa

As of today, Salesforce has formally introduced sustainability as a fundamental business value, joining the firm’s other core values of trust, customer success, innovation, and equal opportunity. Salesforce has now introduced Net Zero Cloud 2.0 (a system that measures greenhouse gas emissions) available to companies all across the world, to assist them in their efforts to achieve net-zero emissions.

When it comes to net-zero claims, trust is becoming an increasingly important problem as the disparity between rhetoric as well as action persists at the national and corporate levels. New Climate Institute research concluded that the majority of big corporations’ net-zero claims ‘cannot be taken at face value,’ in large part because of the inability to incorporate emissions data across their entire supply chain. Instead of cutting their emissions by 100 percent as claimed by their “net-zero” and “carbon neutral” claims, 25 of the world’s top corporations have pledged to lower their emissions by 40 percent on average, according to a new report published by the World Resources Institute.

What is Net Zero Cloud?

This spring, Sustainability Cloud will have a new name, Net Zero Cloud to properly reflect our commitment to carbon neutrality. It is now possible to use Net Zero Cloud as a Salesforce app, which is based on the Salesforce Lightning platform and provides you with capabilities to improve collaboration, project management, and reporting.

You may receive accurate and vital insights into your carbon footprint by utilizing Net Zero Cloud’s greenhouse gas emissions calculator, which uses worldwide emission factors to compute greenhouse gas emissions. Net Zero Cloud assists you in collecting, categorizing, and analyzing data on energy use and greenhouse gas emissions throughout the whole scope of your organization’s business operations.

All About The Net Zero Cloud 2.0

Net Zero Cloud 2.0 has been entirely redesigned to provide enterprises with reliable reporting, greater insights, and supplier management, enabling them to achieve net-zero status immediately. Net Zero Cloud 2.0 enables enterprises to gain sustainability information using sophisticated Tableau CRM dashboards, allowing them to meet their climate objectives and take action by implementing the following:

  • Carbon Footprint Forecast: Organizations can find the quickest path to net-zero carbon emissions by using ‘what-if’ analysis to visualize progress and alignment with their climate action commitments.
  • Science-Based Objectives: Establishing goals that are consistent with science-based objectives and tracking progress toward those goals.
  • Supplier Management: Track scope 3 emissions throughout the full value chain and assist suppliers and distributors in reducing emissions.
  • Data Management: Organizations can upload and track hazardous and non-hazardous waste management data and treatment methods such as landfilled, composted or combustion in one place.

In one location, organizations can upload and track hazardous and nonhazardous waste management data including treatment techniques — including landfill, composting, and combustion — for all of their waste management needs.

How Businesses Can Benefit With Net-zero Cloud 2.0

It is widely acknowledged that migrating to cloud computing may assist organizations in reducing the carbon footprint of their information technology infrastructure and achieving net-zero objectives more quickly.

In today’s ever-changing world, including sustainability into core company strategic planning is no longer a choice, but rather a must for survival. The concept of sustainability is quickly becoming the new business reality in a world where customers are increasingly looking beyond simple transactional interactions and insisting on ethical and sustainable company operations as a matter of course.

Businesses must incorporate sustainability into their operations daily. Because of this awareness, businesses are looking to their partners and, of course, to technology to drive this transformation.

As a result of their collaboration, Accenture and Salesforce have created a sustainability platform that combines Accenture’s sustainability services with the Salesforce Net Zero Cloud to bring sustainability into the front office and provide insights that companies need to embed sustainability into every aspect of their operations.

Making environmental sustainability a priority!

The COVID-19 epidemic had a significant influence on people’s expectations of business as a vehicle for social transformation. According to a survey conducted by Mercer, “creating a sustainable and responsible corporation” is the most important goal for their organization over the next three years.

Climate reporting will become mandatory in the near future

Organizations may be required to report on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues shortly, and several governments are already declaring their climate-related financial risks and possibilities. Several state legislatures and regulatory bodies in the United States are proposing disclosure regulations as well.

With Net-Zero Analytics, you can achieve carbon neutrality.

Take the time to analyze your scope 1, scope 2, & scope 3 emissions statistics, and then take steps to decrease your carbon footprint. Net Zero Analytics dashboards may be used to acquire insight into the emissions that your organization’s travel, procurement, cars, and stationary assets are responsible for producing. These data-driven insights can assist you in developing a plan to attain net-zero emissions by 2050. To gain an overview of your emissions, check the quality of your emissions data, and confirm that your organization’s emission reduction strategies are successful, you should use the Audit dashboard.

1. Reduce Emission

In addition to reducing a difficult reporting procedure that can take as long as six months to as little as six weeks, Net Zero Cloud 2.0 collects scope 3 emissions, which are generally overlooked, and incorporate sustainability strategies while accounting for 70–90 percent of a company’s carbon footprint.

2. Embedded Net Zero Goals

Incorporate data-driven insights into every aspect of your business. Demonstrate to consumers, workers, and investors your dedication to environmentally friendly and environmentally sustainable methods. Provide regulatory bodies with a comprehensive picture of your energy use habits. With cutting-edge analytics, you can keep track of your carbon emissions and energy use.

3. Weekly Tackle Carbon Accounting Audit

Customer tracking and reduction of emissions, as well as taking action, are the goals of Sustainability Cloud. It provides a comprehensive picture of a company’s environmental footprint, as well as investor-grade data for customizable ESG reporting. All stakeholders require this information for third-party audits, financial filings, business reputation, and the development of trust. Customers such as Clif Bar & Company, ISDI, MillerKnoll, Uhuru, as well as XERO have already begun to utilize Sustainability Cloud to measure their carbon emissions and take action, as have other companies.

4. Executive-Ready dashboard data empower the administrator

Even though more than 70% of individuals feel that emissions reduction should be a consideration in corporate operations, measuring a company’s total value chain emissions is a complicated and time-consuming endeavor. Salesforce was able to decrease the length of their carbon accounting process from more than six months to only six weeks by implementing Sustainability Cloud.

Customer tracking and reduction of emissions, as well as taking action, are the goals of Sustainability Cloud. It provides a comprehensive picture of a company’s environmental footprint, as well as investor-grade data for customizable ESG reporting. All stakeholders require this information for third-party audits, financial filings, business reputation, and the development of trust.

Why Will Businesses Require Net Cloud 2.0 Now?

Salesforce plans to attain 100 percent renewable energy by 2021, having purchased enough renewable energy to equal all of the power the company consumes worldwide. Founded in 2013, Salesforce is dedicated to accelerating the worldwide transition to clean and renewable sources of electricity, to achieve a future in which renewable energy is used to power the whole globe continuously.

Businesses must reduce their carbon emissions while simultaneously increasing their carbon removal from the environment to combat climate change. In addition to implementing natural carbon removal instruments such as trees and seas, Salesforce is working to scale technology-based carbon removal solutions as quickly as possible. Innovation is required at all levels, from ecopreneurs to large corporations, to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Conclusion

If you’ve ever tried to measure emissions, you know it can be a challenging and time-consuming endeavor. Climate change and sustainability action go much beyond merely regulating emissions, though. Monitoring and controlling emissions have grown so commonplace as to be a hygiene concern, and as the process becomes more standardized and accessible, the more probable it is that Net Zero goals will be met. Companies can increase their environmental impact, reduce emissions, and speed up climate action by partnering with reliable Salesforce Development Companies to build a net-zero supply chain.

Originally published at https://cyntexa.com on February 21, 2022.

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Cyntexa is a software development & consulting company primarily dealing in the world’s No.1 cloud-based CRM, Salesforce. Website: cyntexa.com

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Cyntexa is a software development & consulting company primarily dealing in the world’s No.1 cloud-based CRM, Salesforce. Website: cyntexa.com

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