There are three emissions scopes. Scope 2 indirect emissions sources are associated with the generation of electricity, heat, steam and/or cooling; reporting of all scope 2 emissions is mandatory under the WBCSD/WRI protocol
There are three emissions scopes. Scope 1 emissions are direct emissions sources resulting from company owned machinery, facilities, and vehicles; reporting of all scope 1 emissions is mandatory under the WBCSD/WRI protocol
There are three emissions scopes. Scope 3 are indirect emissions which result from all other activities and sources not covered in scope 2. This includes business travel, commuting, waste, and 3rd party deliveries; reporting of all scope 3 emissions is typically not mandatory.
Founded in 2015, the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) created a set of Science Based Targets to encourage businesses to set science-based emission reductions targets based on climate science. In 2021 the SBTi also released the Corporate Net Zero Standard, a framework aiming to keep companies on track within the [...]
In the UK, the SECR (Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting) regulations replaced the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) scheme on 1st April 2019 in an attempt to simplify reporting requirements whilst bringing almost 8,000 more businesses into the UK’s mandatory carbon reporting. The reporting requirement of energy and carbon for all [...]
On June 21st, 2021 the UK government published an important Public Procurement Notice (PPN) stating that, by September 30th, 2021 every entity bidding on UK public contracts worth £5 million or more will be required to measure their carbon footprint and have a Net Zero target for 2050 in place.
CDP (formally known as Carbon Disclosure Project) runs the largest global disclosure system, covering thousands of companies, cities, states and regions.