You, too, can master value chain emissions
For many businesses, value chain (scope 3) emissions account for more than 70 percent of their carbon footprint. Measuring and managing these emissions can motivate a company to do business with greener suppliers, improve the energy efficiency of its products, and rethink its distribution network -- measures that significantly reduce the overall impact on the climate.
04.04.2016  | Blog post
Top Ten Questions about the Scope 2 Guidance
On January 20, the GHG Protocol released the Scope 2 Guidance: an amendment to the Corporate Standard. It is the first major revision to the Corporate Standard in over 11 years. To help companies start implementing the Guidance, here are a few answers to the top ten questions you might have and where to find more information in the Guidance document.
03.18.2015  | Blog post
Potential Emissions from Fossil Fuels
A large amount of carbon is stored in the fossil fuel reserves held by publicly listed companies. Should these reserves be produced, this carbon will be emitted to the atmosphere in the form of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4), and will play a central role in determining the severity of climate change. These potential emissions have therefore been the subject of increased attention and some controversy over the last few years. However, there is currently no consensus around how fossil fuel companies should calculate and disclose the potential emissions from their reserves. In response, the GHG Protocol is developing a recommended methodology that will cover the main accounting and reporting steps.
02.06.2015
RELEASE: Launch of Two New Greenhouse Gas Standards to Improve Climate Policies, Design and Track Progress towards Mitigation Goals
For the first time, governments now have consistent, reliable methods to account for greenhouse gas reductions from their climate policies and goals. Today, the Greenhouse Gas Protocol launched two new standards to help governments design better policies and emissions reductions goals, and measure progress against them. 
11.18.2014  | Press Release
How to Calculate Policies’ Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Tunisia launched its renewable energy program, PROSOL ELEC, in 2010 to scale up solar photovoltaic systems in buildings throughout the country. The National Agency for Energy Conversation (ANME) anticipated that the greater use of solar power would help curb climate change, but experts didn’t quantify just how much the program would reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions.
11.18.2014  | Blog post
Corporate Standard Training Webinar
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol’s Corporate Standard Training Webinar is the perfect entry-point for corporate greenhouse gas emissions accounting. The next Corporate Standard Training Webinar will be held March 13-15, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT. 
06.20.2014
June 24 - 25: GHG Protocol & UNEP-FI Financed Emissions Initiative Technical Working Group In-person Meeting
GHG Protocol and UNEP-FI Financed Emissions Initiative will be hosting a in-person TWG workshop in Washington, DC on June 24-25. If you would like to attend the event please register below.
05.20.2014
Greenhouse Gas Accounting Tool for Chinese Cities (Pilot Version 1.0)
09.10.2013

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