Category: Carbon Management

Carbon Offset

Carbon Offset Carbon offset is the process of compensating for or offsetting the carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gas emissions. There are two types of markets for carbon offset: compliance and voluntary. The EU Emissions Trading System is the well-known compliance market in the world. In compliance markets, companies, governments or other organizations purchase carbon […]
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Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) CDP is a non-profit organization based in London that runs the global disclosure system for companies. CDP investigates how companies use their resources and capital, how their activities affect the use of limited resources, and how they manage the related risks. CDP Projects require company-specific assessment! CDP questionnaires are updated every […]
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Product Carbon Footprint

Product Carbon Footprint The product carbon footprint is the measurement and calculation of the total greenhouse gas emissions from a product, starting from the supply of raw materials to the end of the lifecycle, in CO2 equivalents. In these studies, although the scope and limits are determined based on the product and the process, cradle-to-gate […]
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Climate Declarations (CD)

Climate Declarations (CD) Also known as Single Issue EPD, Climate Declarations are  one-page climate impact statements focusing on product carbon footprint, i.e. Global Warming Potential (GWP) value in CO2 equivalents. Climate Declarations are based on an underlying LCA and EPD and  adapted to ISO 14067 for carbon footprint calculations. You must have an EPD for the […]
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Corporate Carbon Footprint – CCF

Corporate Carbon Footprint A carbon footprint is the measure of the greenhouse gas emissions in tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) directly or indirectly caused by people, organisations, events or processes. While the carbon footprint of the organisation was previously used to promote social responsibility, monitor supplier demand and drive marketing strategies, the European Green […]
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CAGE Carbon Management Platform

CAGE Carbon Management Platform CAGE Carbon Management Platform is an application to calculate ISO 14064 compliant corporate carbon footprint and help companies manage carbon data and develop possible short- and long-term reduction targets. Developed by Metsims Sustainability Consulting for global clients, with CAGE, one can calculate the corporate carbon footprint at corporate and facility level […]
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EPD – Environmental Product Declaration

EPD – Environmental Product Declaration Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are technical documents that demonstrate the environmental impacts of a product or a service following the ISO 14025 Type III Environmental Declarations and the guidelines laid down by EPD Operator and Product Category . The preparation of an EPD is based on the ISO 14010‑44 Life Cycle Assessment […]
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Life Cycle Assessment – LCA

Life Cycle Assessment – LCA Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a scientific tool for evaluating, in accordance with ISO 14040, the environmental impacts of products or services throughout the complete life cycle (from cradle to grave); from the extraction of raw materials, through manufacturing, transportation, use, recycling, and disposal of the product, including the energy and […]
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