December 22, 2022
－Collaboration with Microsoft “Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability”, Salesforce “Net Zero Cloud”, SINAI Technologies “SINAI Decarbonization Intelligence Platform”, and ASENE “ASZERO”－
TOKYO, December 22nd, 2022 — KPMG Consulting Co. Ltd, (headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Masahiro Miyahara, President & CEO; hereinafter "KPMG Consulting") has launched a carbon management system establishment support service to help companies achieve carbon neutrality. The service comprehensively support to manages the entire lifecycle of carbon management, from data collection, analysis, and disclosure of GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions for each scope, to implementation of reduction measures, and supports strategic decision-making.
In recent years, companies have been accelerating their efforts to decarbonize, while at the same time increasing the rigor of their disclosure requirements. In particular, the requirements for GHG emission reductions, including those in the supply chain, are rapidly increasing, and companies are expected to continue their efforts toward decarbonizing their operations over the next several decades. The establishment of a decarbonization data reliability and management platform will identify and visualize GHG emission sources and amounts, improve the reliability of reduction targets in the roadmap, accurately identify reduction opportunities, regularly monitor and disclose the effects of implemented reduction measures, and make effective investment decisions.
In providing this service, KPMG will make maximum use of the Climate Accounting Infrastructure, developed by KPMG as a decarbonization data reliability and management platform of services for emissions reduction. The service covers the entire carbon management lifecycle, from GHG emissions data collection, analysis, and disclosure to implementation of reduction measures, and also supports the creation of an operating model that enables strategic, data-driven decision-making even in the face of ever-changing regulations and disclosure requirements.
In building a digital platform to support Climate Accounting Infrastructure, we will utilize the most appropriate solution for each company's needs, such as Microsoft*1 "Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability ", Salesforce*2 "Net Zero Cloud", SINAI Technologies*3 "SINAI Decarbonization Intelligence Platform", and Asuene*4 “Asuzero”. This will ensure transparency and reliability of various types of data, and enable data utilization in various areas such as risk management.
KPMG Consulting has maximized its extensive advisory experience in climate change, decarbonization, and energy expertise, regulatory and disclosure compliance, strategy development, and operational reform, risk management and governance, and digital platform development. Furthermore, by working closely with KPMG International experts in over 60 countries, we have provided comprehensive support for "business transformation," "technology transformation," and "risk and regulatory compliance" to help companies achieve carbon neutrality, based on the latest global trends and leading practices. By combining digital solutions from Microsoft, Salesforce, SINAI, Asuene, and so on, we will further improve our "implementation capabilities" and provide powerful support for solving complex and multifaceted issues faced by companies.
*1 Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries
*2 Salesforce and the Salesforce logo are registered trademarks of Salesforce.com, Inc.
*3 SINAI is the name of SINAI Technologies Inc. (Headquarters: San Francisco, USA, CEO: Maria Fujihara) and its solutions
*4 Asuene is the name of Asuene Inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan, CEO: Kohei Nishiwada)
Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability" is a new cloud service offered by Microsoft that supports the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives of companies and organizations. By combining the capabilities offered by Microsoft Cloud with solutions from our global partner ecosystem, we enable you to accelerate sustainability and business growth.
Salesforce Net Zero Cloud is a product that enables companies to rapidly collect, analyze, and report environmental data to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
SINAI Decarbonization Intelligence Platform is a leading decarbonization intelligence platform that enables global companies to analyze, forecast and model decarbonization risks and opportunities, using detailed environmental and financial data.
Asuzero is a climate cloud platform for measuring, reporting and reducing carbon emissions for enterprises, and visualizes the emissions throughout the supply chain for Scope 1-3 in the global standardized frameworks, Greenhouse Gas Protocol.
KPMG Consulting, a member firm of KPMG International, is a consulting firm that supports companies in the three areas of business transformation, technology transformation, and risk and compliance. Our consultants have expertise and extensive experience in strategy development, organization and human resource management, digital transformation, governance, and risk management, and they have a broad range of experience in the finance, insurance, manufacturing, automotive, pharmaceutical/healthcare, energy, information technology and media, services, and public sectors. We provide a wide range of consulting services for industries such as finance, insurance, manufacturing, automotive, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, energy, information, communications, media, services, and public sectors.