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Sustainability and Climate Change

ESG, Sustainability, Carbon Footprint, Circular Economy, Climate Change, Decarbonization, Offsets are not just big buzz words any longer but are being put into action. Every company that is conscious of the way it operates and wants to be a responsible business is taking measures to put sustainability at the forefront.

Valenta works with clients to accelerate their climate and sustainability journey. Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) performance is starting to play a very critical role across organizations of all sizes. As governments officially announce Net Zero Targets and making ESG Disclosures mandatory, organizations should anticipate greater scrutiny in this area.

Sustainability is a continuous journey and not a destination. Companies tend to confuse Sustainability with Emissions or Environment related issues but not a lot of focus is given to Social and Governance related aspects which are equally if not more important than Environment related issues. Getting this balance right can be extremely challenging for even the most sophisticated organizations with a well defined ESG Framework in place backed by policies and evidence and this is where Valenta comes in.

Our Team of Sustainability and Climate Change Experts have implemented several projects for organizations across various sectors, sizes and regions and partner with you on the entire journey using the CAROT Framework i.e., “Collect, Analyze, Report, Optimize and Track”.

Unleash the power of Automation, AI / ML and Analytics to grow your Sustainability Practice

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Carbon Tracking Dashboard

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Automation, AI, ML and Analytics are technology enablers that can help build and grow your Sustainability practice within your organization.

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Collecting Data

Collecting Data from various Data resources is a manual and tedious process and often requires a lot of human intervention and this is where the use of Robotic Process Automation can assist by deploying software bots to constantly collect data from various applications and monitor the data, extract information from various structured or unstructured documents using OCR (optical character recognition) and Computer Vision and more.

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Machine Learning

Machine Learning algorithms can build models based on historical data to make more informed or data driven decisions and Analytics can provide Real-Time Dashboards to track various aspects of an Organizations Sustainability Performance and offers stakeholders with a Sustainability Control Tower view.

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Sustainability

At Valenta, our team of Sustainability and Climate Change experts along with our Automation, AI and Analytics Experts work with you to define your Automation strategy that enhances your Sustainability performance. Our Business Analysts also work closely with you to identify your pain points, understand your business landscape, and recommend suitable solutions to meet your business goals and objectives.

Our unique Framework allows us to work closely with

Businesses and partner with them on their Sustainability initiatives. We broadly classify our engagement into the following categories.
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  • Collect: This Module lets us collect data from various Databases, Flat Files, Web Services etc.
  • Analyze: Once the data is collected, it is then analyzed by a team of experts to determine the current Sustainability state of the organization.
  • Report: We are Framework agnostic and can assist with reporting to CDP, GRI, SASB and TCFD.
  • Optimize: This Module includes Science Based Targets, Benchmarking, Lifecycle Assessments and Carbon Offset Projects.
  • Track: Monitor ESG Performance, Carbon Neutrality and Net Zero Goals in Real Time through Dashboards

Data is the new oil, and we use the Data we collect to provide detailed analysis on your Scope 1, 2 and 3 Emissions and break it up further to include Total Emissions, Emissions percentage by Source, Top Emitters, Emissions Trend with Forecasting, Emissions by Location, Month Wise Split, and much more and similar Data is also provided around Energy, Air Quality, Waste, Water and Social and Governance performance.

Challenges with Sustainability and Climate Change:

  • Reporting ESG Performance is an annual activity and seen as obligatory versus valuable
  • Thousands of Data points scattered across different departments
  • Decision Makers are Disconnected from ESG performance and Data
  • Companies are severely underprepared for upcoming regulation and standardization

How Valenta can assist with Sustainability Strategy and Implementation:

Our approach
Valenta believes in designing, modernizing, and building mission Critical technology systems which most clients depend on every day. We are focused, independent company, implementing Valenta’s Business-Unit Prototype, we make sure that strategic requirements are covered, and that the solution is built from end-to-end from a chosen business function.

Here are the three simple steps we take for Sustainability implementations :

Prioritize

Sustainability Audit

Introduction: The Sustainability Audit is a Gap Analysis to identify the current state of the Business.

Sustainability Audit Goal: To help companies validate the opportunity hypothesis and get the green light for developing a full-fledged solution.

Key Benefit: Think Big, Start Small and Scale Rapidly

Importance: The Audit allows a Business to analyze the current Sustainability Gap in the organization and work towards creating a detailed roadmap to achieve Carbon Neutrality and Net Zero Goals.

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Full Implementation

In this phase, new scenarios are added, and more focus is put on common understanding, consistency, and the accuracy.

Based on the learning experiences, new enhancements and features are proposed and implemented.

Work is focused on further adoption at the same time making sure that settled users are not impacted by the changes.

Process

Managed Service

We provide Sustainability as a Service for a Fixed Monthly subscription that gives Businesses greater control on their Cashflow.

We handle the entire process from Strategy and Operations, Development of the Solution, Monitoring and Tracking ESG Performance.

Valenta is agile in providing accurate reporting. We strive to enhance the consistency of the analysis, respond to changing business needs and provide solutions.

An essential part is setting up necessary protection to minimize risk and protect Sustainability assets.

End Results
The end results will consist of a centralized team in charge of finding and promoting interesting analysis across the entire organization.

Local teams will be empowered to create and innovate. The centralized team identifies the most successful work being done at a local level and provides a platform to share and promote this work at a corporate level.

The following key benefits will be attained by implementing Valenta’s Centralized Automation solution :

Valenta’s Centralized Automation solution
  • Scale: The Sustainability solution adapts to the needs and capacity of the organization.
  • High Speed: Bots can operate at speeds at least 10x faster than their human counterparts and produce reports in seconds compared to minutes.
  • Reusability: Technology to be used across multiple business functions and departments.
  • Single Source of Truth: Formulas and calculations are consistent across business units and departments.
  • Governance: Control who can see what. Role-level security will allow certain users to only access certain data or information.
  • Documented: The model will be well-documented in the form of Standard Operating Procedures.

VALENTA’s Managed Service – Sustainability as a Service:

Valenta’s Managed Sustainability service is designed to Measure and Govern ESG and Decarbonization programs to align with business outcomes. Using a Managed Service not only offers Companies a much faster ROI, but it also enables organizations to repurpose their in-house resources to more revenue driven activities.

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Discover

Discover Sustainability initiatives and opportunities powered by AI and your people
Process

Build

Build What If Scenarios quickly using AI and Advanced Analytics, from simple to advanced
Prioritize

Manage

Control Tower View of Sustainability at enterprise scale
Implement

Run

Deploy Sustainability Bots to work with your applications and data
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Engage

Engage employees, customers, and suppliers for seamless Sustainability collaboration

Also, the below steps help in providing right analytics capabilities for real-time insights and decision making

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Client Needs Assessment

The first step involves in-depth discussions or workshops with the clients to understand their needs, current gaps and pain points, data sensitivity and regulatory issues, proximity requirements etc. and determine the nature of automation required.
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Onshore Strategic Assessment

In this step, the Sustainability opportunities are prioritized by ease, complexity, scale, and other parameters. Based on this, the technology interfaces, skills, and training required are outlined, and a high-level business case and roadmap are developed and presented to the client.
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Engagement Kick-off

Based on client approval, the engagement is kicked off with the appropriate solutions, infrastructure, resources, transition plans, risk mitigation plans and engagement model.

Key Benefits

  • No upfront investment in Sustainability resources
  • Reduced total cost of ownership
  • Accelerated path to business insights
  • Easily scalable based on long-term or short-term requirements
  • Access to latest technologies and best practices

Valenta’s Value Proposition

  • Enterprise-level Sustainability with the reduced cost of ownership
  • Improve reporting using a scalable and robust solution
  • Securely store processed data and analysis artifacts in various file formats and modes
  • Efficiently operate and supervise ongoing Sustainable operations through Automation and AI
  • A deeper understanding of the ESG and Climate Change landscape
  • Implementing high ROI is a testimony to our depth in the Sustainability Sector

Embark on your Sustainability Transformation Journey NOW

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Sustainability Strategy

  • Create a Sustainability Strategy based on Business Goals and Objectives
  • Build a Sustainable First Culture across the organization
  • Monitor Data to constantly build trust
  • Maintain a Roadmap to optimize and track Sustainability Goals
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Sustainability Roadmap

  • Assess Impact & Report Performance
  • Monitor Performance and Develop strategy
  • Enhance Disclosure and Accountability
  • Establish Contribution under a Global Content
  • Carbon Neutrality, Offsets and Net Zero

Environment “E” in ESG

  • Emissions
  • Energy
  • Waste
  • Water
  • Climate Risk
  • Economic Performance
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Social “S” in ESG

  • Employee Wellbeing
  • Hires and Attrition
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Health and Safety
  • Diversity and Inclusion
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Governance “G” in ESG

  • Transparency
  • Disclosure
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Risk Management

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