GHG Accounting New Guidance-WRI Scope 2 amendment to GHG Protocol Corporate Standard

27th February 2015

This webinar outlined new GHG protocol guidance, important for practitioners involved in GHG reporting and disclosure for companies and organisations. The session summarized the new Scope 2 guidance, rationale to the approach and considerations for practitioners.

This guidance follows a four-year global collaboration by WRI that seeks to harmonize methods for how companies report greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from purchased electricity, steam, heat, and cooling (called scope 2 emissions).
It amends the existing GHG Protocol Corporate Standard, strengthening the rigor and transparency of reporting while recognizing diverse market instruments and supplier arrangements.

The new guidance will be influential and will for example be adopted by CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project).
IEMA contributed to the WRI working group and IEMA member evidence has helped to inform the new guidance.


1. Mary Sotos, WRI – Project Lead for GHG Protocol Scope 2 Guidance- Click here

2. Nick Blyth, IEMA - Policy & Engagement Lead (climate change)- Click here

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