An Accounting and Reporting Standard for National and Subnational Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goalsby Kelly Levin, Jared Finnegan, David Rich and Pankaj Bhatia - November 2014
The GHG Protocol Mitigation Goal Standard provides guidance for designing national and subnational mitigation goals and a standardized approach for assessing and reporting progress toward goal achievement.
An Accounting and Reporting Standard for Estimating the Greenhouse Gas Effects of Policies and Actionsby David Rich, Pankaj Bhatia, Jared Finnegan, Kelly Levin and Apurba Mitra - November 2014
The GHG Protocol Policy and Action Standard provides a standardized approach for estimating and reporting the change in GHG emissions and removals resulting from policies and actions.
by Amanda Stevens, Laura Draucker and Jeanette Frascello - August 2014
The World Resources Institute’s Sustainability Initiative seeks to align the Institute’s business practices with its mission. Using research and expertise from staff to guide us, WRI is committed to reducing the environmental and social impact of its operations.
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An Analysis of Emission Factors for Purchased Electricity in Chinaby Ranping Song, Jingjing Zhu, Ping Hou and Hongtao Wang - June 2013
This working paper identifies common errors when accounting for greenhouse gas emissions from purchased electricity in China. It provides solutions and recommendations for policy makers and corporate users.
by Pankaj Bhatia, Cynthia Cummis, Laura Draucker, David Rich, Holly Lahd and Andrea Brown (WBCSD) - October 2011
This standard provides requirements and guidance for companies and
other organizations to quantify and publicly report an
inventory of GHG emissions and removals associated
with a specific product.
by Pankaj Bhatia, Cynthia Cummis, David Rich, Laura Draucker, Holly Lahd and Andrea Brown (WBCSD) - October 2011
This standard (also referred to
as the Scope 3 Standard) provides requirements and
guidance for companies and other organizations to
prepare and publicly report a GHG emissions inventory
that includes indirect emissions resulting from value
chain activities (i.e.,...
Proposed Accounting and Reporting Stepsby Stephen Russell - January 2011
This paper suggests greenhouse gas accounting and reporting procedures for the agricultural sector, based on the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard.
Key Challenges and Recommendationsby Taryn Fransen, Neelam Singh and Kaleigh Robinson - November 2010
This Working Paper summarizes the common challenges identified by greenhouse gas accounting and reporting programs at the March 2010 International Workshop of GHG Protocol-based Programs. It then goes on to present recommendations generated by workshop participants on how to best address these...
Interpreting the Corporate Standard for U.S. Public Sector Organizationsby Stephen Russell, Mary Sotos, Virginia Bostock, Michael Canes, Emil Dzuray, Robert Hardison, Rachael Jonassen, Julia Kalloz and Snapper Poche - October 2010
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/
by David Rich - February 2008
This policy brief looks at the rationales for a national greenhouse gas registry in the United States, draws comparisons to other reporting programs and proposals, and makes recommendations on key design questions.