Carbon assessment

What is carbon assessment ? 

A carbon assessment is the process of measuring the amount of carbon dioxide equivalent emitted by an organization or an individual. 

Why do we conduct carbon assessments?  

A carbon assessment refers to the measurement of the total greenhouse gas emissions produced by an entity. A carbon assessment, or carbon footprint report, is measured in tonnes CO2 equivalent (CO2e).The carbon assessment is the most important first step in developing a carbon management approach for a company, in order to see what areas are polluting the most, and therefore which actions will be the most effective in reducing emissions. 

What is taken into account in a carbon assessment? 

Carbon accounting can measure various aspects of carbon dioxide emitted by an organization, including the life cycle analysis of its products, and a broad or narrow scope of its emissions depending on if the study is limited to scope one, two, or three emissions. 

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