Course - The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) protocol - Foundations









The Greenhouse Gas
(GHG) protocol: Foundations

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The GHG Protocol was created in response to the urgent need to address greenhouse gas emissions and is the most widely used framework to measure and manage GHG emissions. It aims to help countries, organisations and businesses quantify and control emissions. In this course you will learn more about the GHG protocol and how it is used as a method for carbon accounting.

By the end of this course, you will have gained a deeper understanding of:

  • Greenhouse gases and their effect on global warming
  • Introduction to carbon accounting
  • Scope 1, 2 and 3
  • How emission data is gathered
  • How emissions can be reduced
  • Some tips for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in business

About the e-learning course

Beginner – Intermediate

Suitable for
C-level, board members, sustainability team members

Estimated time to complete
40 minutes

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