- Calculation Tools
Centre for Sustainability Accounting (CenSA)
|Name of source||Supply Chain (Scope 3) Greenhouse Gas Emission Factors|
|Provider||Centre for Sustainability Accounting Ltd.|
|Summary text||Supply chain factors can be used to obtain a broad estimate of the total GHG emissions embodied in goods or services bought by an entity.|
|Licensing||Free (2004 factors published by Defra/DECC).
Updated factors – undisclosed fee
Access – data formats and accessibility
|File type||Upon request (tool) – or via Defra/DECC|
|Software needs||Microsoft Office|
Contents – breadth and depth of datasets
|Original Data Source(s)||Official statistics|
|Other Databases Included||Unknown|
|Life cycle stages||Cradle-to-Consumer|
|Emissions results||Total CO2e, separate GHGs|
|Number of datasets||75-150|
|Main topics||Energy carriers and technologies; Materials production; Systems; End-of-life treatment; Transport services; Other Services; Wastes|
Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?
Quality – is information provided on data quality?
|Data quality score||Unknown|
|Standards compliant||GHG Protocol|