• For Businesses

Measuring and managing carbon emissions

Step by step guide for a company to begin measuring their carbon footprint and begin taking action to reduce it.

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Bristol Green Capital Partnership

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  • For Businesses

Measuring and managing carbon emissions

Theme

Type of Resource

Source

Bristol Green Capital Partnership

About this resource

This is a comprehensive guide for companies to take steps to address Goal 13 – Climate action. This starts with deciding which parts of your business to include in your measurements, identifying sources of emissions, collecting data on your emissions, calculating your carbon footprint and setting up an action plan to reduce your footprint.

Why we recommend this resource

This is an easy to follow guide that is applicable to many industries and companies of all sizes to help businesses and organisations calculate their carbon footprint and take action to reduce it. This action can also be used towards recognised certifications from accredited bodies such as the Carbon Trust and international standards organisation that will help in marketing your company as a sustainable organisation – an increasingly popular value among consumers.

Goals met by this resource

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
Goal 13: Climate Action
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

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