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Fortino Capital's Carbon Strategy

Showing transparency is the right way to make a difference. Discover how Fortino Capital is taking care of their carbon footprint and leading the way towards decarbonisation

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A purpose-driven solution

We believe that introducing ESG and sustanability considerations in our business decisions is essential to create value for all our stakeholders and that financial and corporate investors have an obligation to impact the future of our planet for the better.

Céline Vanbever
« Our ambition is reflected by the quote from N. V. Peale "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." »

Céline Vanbever, Compliance and Legal Officer at Fortino Capital.

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With an action plan that makes a difference

Tackling climate change is an everyday battle that might seem overwhelming. However, this ambitious goal becomes the most likely scenario once businesses work together in the same direction.


Once Fortino Capital measured their greenhouse emissions and understood their actual impact as a whole, designing an action plan was just as straightforward. The next step was to set ambitious targets to reduce their footprint and connect with the right partners to make it possible. Now Fortino Capital is taking part in cutting the world's emissions to zero.

Supported by a fantastic impact team

Every positive action counts, no matter how little. However, climate change needs to be confronted collectively, as many other global challenges humanity has faced in the past. Embracing this approach, the opportunity to involve team members within their company to analyse its impact is priceless. The decision-makers will take climate action by being part of the impact team.

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About Tapio’s Methodology. How does carbon reporting work?

Human activities since the industrial revolution have led to the appearance of new sources of GHGs. Tapio’s all-in-one carbon management solution allows you to estimate the amount of industrial emissions (aka. anthropogenic greenhouse gases) emitted by the activities of your company or organisation.


Check Tapio’s methodology page and FAQs to learn more.

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Understanding the carbon footprint as a whole

The first step to compute a carbon report is to target and characterize the possible sources of GHGs emission from the organization. To do so, must be fixed beforehand by the reporting company.


Then, the breakdown of total carbon emissions by scope helps Fortino Capital highlight the different hotspots that drive its carbon emissions. To address a problem, you need to be able to understand and measure it.

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UNCERTAINTY: 50%

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Evolution rate

The evolution is calculated on the previous year, based on total emissions.

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Distribution of carbon emissions per scope

Following the GHG Protocol, carbon emissions are divided into 3 main scopes, depending on their sources.


Scope 1 takes into account direct emissions from sources owned or controlled by the organization, while in scope 2, we found only indirect emissions associated with the production of electricity, heat or steam. Scope 3, on the other hand, represents indirect emissions produced by the company’s activities that are not accounted for in Scope 2 but are related to their whole value chain, like in the case of business travel, or commuting.

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Some metrics to make things simpler

Having an absolute number is complex and most of the time, meaningless. One good way to know where you stand and the way you are headed is to understand your carbon footprint in terms of intensity per employee allowing to track improvements over time even if the company grows.


For Fortino Capital, the intensity related to several metrics can be found below.

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.. and to see what Tapio’s numbers actually represent

Going a step further in terms of comparison is useful to understand what Fortino Capital’s total amount of carbon emissions represents in day-to-day, tangible situations. Knowing how many long haul flights or how many burgers Fortino Capital’s carbon emissions are equal to is another good way to understand its footprint. If you're curious about what a ton of CO₂ represents, read more about it on our blog.

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Reduction strategy in progress

Fortino Capital is currently working hand-in-hand with Tapio to set ambitious reduction targets. Stay tuned...

Putting in place a bold strategy,
collaborating with the right partners

Having access to a huge marketplace of reduction solutions opens the possibility to engage with the best-suited solutions to cut down carbon emissions. Filtered by carbon emission driver, connecting with the right partners is easy.

..and for the incompressible emissions, finance positive impact projects

Implementing sustainable solutions that will substantially reduce a company's carbon footprint is the first essential step; however, each climate journey is unique. To fulfil their climate ambitions, Tapio needed to compensate for their remaining carbon budget.

Your emissions vs carbon sequestrated in time