• Key insights from the VCI Food and Agriculture Technical Guidance

    In 2023, the Value Change Initiative (VCI) published a new Technical Guidance titled Achieving Net Zero Through Value Chain Mitigation Interventions: Exploring Accounting, Monitoring & Assurance in Food and Agriculture. This guidance is the output from the 3rd Food &...

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  • A new Food & Agriculture Working Group to address sector-specific challenges for Scope 3 accounting 

    The Food and Agriculture sector is crucial for global nutrition but also a major contributor (30% in 2018) to greenhouse gas emissions. To meet the 1.5°C target, urgent emissions reductions are needed, yet the top 7 global food companies saw...

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  • VCI launches system of systems for Scope 3 action 

    On July 19th, Value Change Initiative (VCI) launched its vision for credibly accounting, claiming and reporting Scope 3 emissions. The publication entitled “Making value chain decarbonisation a scalable reality: Role of Scope 3 systems in enabling collective action and co-investments”...

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VCI Upcoming events

  • How is the Value Change Initiative contributing to a Net Zero value chain?

    Companies need to reach Net Zero by 2050 to remain on a 1.5°C pathway and help alleviate the worst impacts of climate change. Scope 3 emissions are a material part of reaching these targets because depending on the industry, they...

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  • 3 challenges for a Net Zero Apparel & Footwear sector and how to address them

    Apparel and Footwear companies are responsible for 3-8% of total greenhouse gas emissions. Much of this takes place in the value chains, such as in raw material production or weaving, otherwise known as Scope 3 emissions. Reducing these emissions to...

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  • Creating consensus towards Net Zero Fashion: Public consultation underway on Apparel & Footwear Value Chain Interventions Guidance

    VCI is launching a public consultation for the Apparel & Footwear Value Chain Interventions Guidance, the output of the Apparel and Footwear Working Group II  organised in 2023. The publication is a sector-specific addendum to the VCI Guidance 1.1 (2021),...

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  • 4 questions to Organic Valley on joining the VCI Food & Agriculture Working Group

    Kicking off in November 2023, the Value Change Initiative (VCI) is hosting a Food & Agriculture Working Group - bringing together companies from the Food & Agriculture sectors to collectively work on removing barriers to account, report and claim Scope...

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  • Value Change Initiative launches its 4th Food and Agriculture Working Group – Aiming for Net Zero value chains

    Bringing leading agricultural companies and experts together to create & share best practices to deliver on Scope 3 commitments and meet Science Based Targets The Value Change Initiative is pleased to announce it launched its 4th Food & Agriculture Working...

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  • Enabling collaboration to unlock value chain decarbonisation at scale – takeaways from the VCI event at New York Climate Week 

    Companies are quickly realizing reaching their Net Zero commitment cannot be done without addressing Scope 3 emissions and certainly not alone.   On the 21st of September, Scope 3 experts and practitioners joined the Value Change Initiative (VCI) flagship event at...

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  • Achieving Net Zero Fashion: VCI Launches inaugural Apparel & Footwear Working Group

    Bringing climate and apparel experts together to create & share best practices to deliver on Scope 3 commitments and meet ambitious climate targets. The Value Change Initiative is pleased to announce it launched its Apparel & Footwear Working Group yesterday....

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