The carbon footprint represents the emission of greenhouse gases attributable to a product or service, or to an organisation.
The carbon footprint of an organisation gives rise to a “Greenhouse Gas Inventory” related to annual business activity, to understand where and how much its carbon footprint falls, and how can it be managed later.
The carbon footprint of products or services considers the overall emissions of all phases of the product/service life, from start to finish.
Emissions reporting allows you to:
The reference standards are:
RINA has gained long-running experience with LCA - Life Cycle Assessment, which is the basis of the Carbon Footprint scheme and Environmental Product Declarations (EPD).