Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Updated Greenhouse Gas Protocol Accounting Guidance

The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG-P) is the most widely used international accounting framework for governments and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions. The World Resources Institute launched the updated Greenhouse Gas Protocol Accounting Guidance for companies and governments to report their emissions from electricity used (Scope 2). The framework recommends how companies can measure and report their greenhouse gas emissions. This clarity can transform energy buying practices in the corporate world. For the first time, Guarantees of OriginGuarantees of Origin reduces companies’ CO2 footprint, increases awareness of the origin of the electricity consumed and sends a signal to the market that companies prefer electricity from renewable energy sources. Read more >>>