Measuring Green House Emissions

Measuring Green House Emissions – ISO 14064

Measuring Green House Emissions – ISO 14064 1920 1080 GCSS Inc.

Introduction

Climate change is the current crisis the world is experiencing today. Climate change impacts have been manifested in the Asia by extreme weather occurrence such as floods, droughts, forest fires, and an increase in tropical cyclones. 50 % of region’s communities are located in coastal areas thus it is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. It becomes essential to measure and implement a systematic response to the problem of climate change to reduce the GHG emissions causing the climate change.  The Carbon Footprint (expressed in units of carbon dioxide, CO2) is a term used to describe the amount of GHG emissions caused by a particular activity or entity by an organization thus creating a quantitative method of assessing their contribution in climate change.

This program on carbon footprint is a widely recognized methodology for accounting greenhouse gas emissions which contribute to climate change. The term ‘carbon footprint’ is commonly used but in many cases misunderstood but this course clearly explains the key principles of the methodology based on the principles of ISO 14064. The core value of this course is to emphasize the need for accuracy and consistency with GHG verification as requirements become more rigorous and industry progresses from voluntary reporting towards regulatory compliance.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the training course, participants will be able to:

  • Quantify, monitor and report the requirements for greenhouse gas emissions and removals
  • Identify the concept and importance of measuring your carbon footprint
  • Engage in reducing the GHG emissions causing climate change
  • Develop measure to reduce the impact of your carbon footprint
  • Determine the positive effects of reducing GHG emissions for your organization

Who Should Attend

  • Sustainability Officers/Specialist/Coordinators
  • Environmental Specialists
  • Consultants
  • Managers responsible for Carbon accounting
  • Facilities Management Team

Program Duration

1 Day, 8 hours

Program Outline/Course Overview

  • Introduction to climate change, legislation and Importance of GHG Management
  • Overview of GHG Protocol
  • ISO 14000 Standards family – ISO 14001, ISO 14064, ISO 14040, ISO 14067
  • Overview of Life Cycle Assessment
  • Overview of ISO 14064 – Part 1, 2, & 3
  • The fundamental of ISO 14064
  • Calculating a Final Footprint Value 
  • Emissions & Removals
  • Case Studies & Workshop
  • Summary

For a complete course outline, email trainings@gcssinc.com. 

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