GHG Protocol: Product Life Cycle Accounting and Reporting Standard

Short Summary of Resource
This Standard can be used to understand the full life cycle emissions of a product and focus efforts on the greatest GHG reduction opportunities
Detailed description of the resource
This Standard responds to the demand for an internationally accepted method to enable GHG management of companies’ goods and services. An effective corporate climate change strategy requires a detailed understanding of a company’s GHG impact. A corporate GHG inventory is the tool to provide such an understanding by allowing companies to take into account their emissions-related risks and opportunities and focus company efforts on their greatest GHG impacts.
CLIMATE AND WEATHER Greenhouse gases
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Local government
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Corporate and business services
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Greenhouse gas emissions