Climate

Carbon Measured

This business has measured the total greenhouse gas emissions caused by its operations and supply chain or its product. Greenhouse gases (including carbon emissions) from human activities are the most significant driver of climate change.

Sustainable Development Goals
Climate action
Proof Point Level
Product Business

Product Description

This business has measured the total greenhouse gas emissions caused by this product and its supply chain. Greenhouse gases (including carbon emissions) from human activities are the most significant driver of climate change.

Business Description

This business has measured the total greenhouse gas emissions caused by its operations and supply chain. Greenhouse gases (including carbon emissions) from human activities are the most significant driver of climate change.

Product Criteria

  • The business should have performed an LCA
  • The measurement should include all three scopes (only scope 3 downstream emissions may be excluded)
  • Reports should show year on year reduction in consumption
  • Offsets cannot be counted as reductions

Business Criteria

  • In line with the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard, we encourage you to include all three scopes, however we will allow the exclusion of Scope 3 until 2023. If Scope 3 (or parts of Scope 3) has been excluded the business should specify why that has not been possible and what will be done to address this.
  • In line with the goals of the Paris Agreement we encourage you to include all three scopes, however we will allow the exclusion of Scope 3 until 2023. If Scope 3 (or parts of Scope 3) has been excluded the business should specify why
  • The methodology should follow an internationally recognised standard such as PAS2050, GHG Protocol Product Standard or ISO14067

Publication Requirements

  • Indicate what is included in the calculation (e.g. scopes) and the respective footprint of each stage of the supply chain
  • Specify the date of measurement and time period covered

Accepted Evidence

Evidence should strongly support the claim and will be made publicly available

  • Calculation details (stating methodology used and whether they are using market or location based reporting)
  • Report from accredited organisation or tool

Accepted Verifiers

Verifiers are third parties who can confirm the validity of a given Proof Point

  • Carbon measurement platform – e.g. CDP
  • Carbon or sustainability consultancy

Additional Resources

Greenhouse Gas Protocol