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Carbon Footprint

A carbon footprint is a measurement of greenhouse gases (GHG) usually quoted in kilograms or tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent – kgCO2e or tCO2e. GHGs include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and a variety of F-Gases.

Carbon footprints can be carried out for:

  • an organisation
  • a product/service
  • a country a sector
  • a household or an individual person.

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IEMA is the membership body for environment and sustainability professionals