Carbon Accounting Essentials

Chapter 3: GHG Protocol Fundamentals

August 10, 2023
August 30, 2023
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Module Overview

The business world is quickly moving to produce accurate, auditable reporting on carbon emissions. But where to begin? This module will introduce you to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHGP), an internationally-recognized guide for quantifying and reporting greenhouse gas emissions. This module provides the foundational knowledge to get started in these new and unchartered waters of quantifying GHG emissions.

Learning Objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Gain a high-level understanding of the history, principles, and concepts of the GHG Protocol
  • Learn how activity data is converted into units of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) to create a carbon footprint (also known as a GHG inventory)
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