by Amanda Stevens and Jeanette Frascello - August 2014
Extreme weather events, including record-breaking temperatures, prolonged droughts, and powerful storms, are occurring around the world with startling frequency and mounting costs.
An Analysis of Emission Factors for Purchased Electricity in Chinaby Ranping Song, Jingjing Zhu, Ping Hou and Hongtao Wang - June 2013
In China, there are widespread errors on emission factors used to account for indirect emission from purchased electricity at the organizational level.
by Pankaj Bhatia, Cynthia Cummis, Laura Draucker, David Rich, Holly Lahd and Andrea Brown (WBCSD) - October 2011
The GHG Protocol Product Life Cycle Accounting and Reporting Standard (referred to as the Product Standard) provides requirements and guidance for companies and other organizations to quantify and publicly report an inventory of GHG emissions and removals associated
by Pankaj Bhatia, Cynthia Cummis, David Rich, Laura Draucker, Holly Lahd and Andrea Brown (WBCSD) - October 2011
The primary goal of this standard is to provide a standardized step-by-step approach to help companies understand their full value chain emissions impact in order to focus company efforts on the greatest GHG reduction opportunities, leading to
Proposed Accounting and Reporting Stepsby Stephen Russell - January 2011
Key Challenges and Recommendationsby Taryn Fransen, Neelam Singh and Kaleigh Robinson - November 2010
Corporate GHG inventory programs have played a significant role in encouraging and enabling businesses and other organizations to respond to climate change.
Interpreting the Corporate Standard for U.S. Public Sector Organizationsby Stephen Russell, Mary Elizabeth Sotos, Virginia Bostock, Michael Canes, Emil Dzuray, Robert Hardison, Rachael Jonassen, Julia Kalloz and Snapper Poche - October 2010
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative was launched in 1998 with the mission of developing internationally accepted greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting and reporting standards and to promote their broad adoption. Designed as a multistakeholder
by David Rich - February 2008
With the federal government now debating the best way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on a national scale, policymakers must also address the need to collect the emissions data necessary to ensure the success of U.S. climate change policies. The fi rst step in reducing emissions is to
A Guide to Designing GHG Accounting and Reporting Programsby Taryn Fransen, Pankaj Bhatia and Angel Hsu - November 2007
As concern about climate change climbs to unprecedented levels, one of the most important steps that a country, region, or state can take to address it is to establish a sound and credible platform to account for and report greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from corporations.
by Derik Broekhoff - July 2007
These guidelines supplement the Greenhouse Gas Protocol for Project Accounting, published in December 2005 by the World Resources Institute and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.