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WRI established its U.S. office in 1982. We work to improve water quality, increase awareness of local climate change impacts, and identify cost-effective emissions-reduction opportunities in the United States. Learn more about our Eutrophication and Hypoxia, Water Quality Trading, U.S. Local Climate Impacts Initiative, and U.S. Climate Action projects.

The Greenhouse Gas Protocol for the U.S. Public Sector

Interpreting the Corporate Standard for U.S. Public Sector Organizations

This report provides tailored guidance to interpret the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard specifically for the public sector.

For more information on the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, please visit http://www.ghgprotocol.org/

Todd Gartner

Senior Associate; Manager, Natural Infrastructure for Water

Todd Gartner is a Senior Associate for the World Resources Institute’s People and Ecosystem Program.

Bottom Line on Offsets

Once internal mitigation opportunities have been maximized, carbon markets provide another
option for businesses to reduce their carbon footprints and support emission reduction projects.
This fact sheet answers common questions about what types of projects can generate offsets, how...

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