Footprint Expert


Name of source Carbon Footprint Registry
Provider Carbon Trust Footprinting Company
Summary text Footprints of products certified by independent certification bodies recognized by the Carbon Trust.
Licensing For direct customers, a 1-year licence for access to Footprint Expert costs from £1,500+VAT, with a renewal fee to receive updates in subsequent years from £1,000 plus VAT. For consulting company users, a separate fee schedule applies.
Language(s) English

Access – data formats and accessibility

File type HTML access
Software needs Web browser

Contents – breadth and depth of datasets

Age 2007-2011
Geography UK, USA, Europe, Global
Original Data Source(s) Industry
Other Databases Included
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Grave
Modeling approach
Emissions results GWP
Number of datasets +200
Main topics Food and renewable raw materials
Other topics White goods; Paints and chemical preparations; Textiles, furnitures and other interiors

Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?

System boundaries Yes
Data Types Process
Allocation Methods Yes
Technology Yes
Data year Yes
Original source Yes
Uncertainty None

Quality – is information provided on data quality?

Data quality score None
Quality assurance Carbon Trust
Standards compliant PAS 2050