TITLE

Carbon preparedness

AUTHOR(S)
Doak, Justin
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Display & Design Ideas;Jun2010, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on carbon preparedness and offers a brief overview of scopes one needs to consider per carbon accounting guidelines set forth in Green House Gas (GHG) protocol. As stated, scope one requires the companies to control emissions that result from activities leased by one's company. Second scope requires companies to track the energy purchased for operating facilities. The final scope of the GHG protocol includes the emissions arising from sources owned or controlled by others.
ACCESSION #
55781668

 

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