External courses

The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) protocol: Foundations

The GHG Protocol was created in response to the urgent need to address greenhouse gas emissions and is the most widely used framework to measure and manage GHG emissions. It aims to help countries, organisations and businesses quantify and control emissions. In this course, you will learn more about the GHG protocol and how it is used as a method for carbon accounting.

By the end of this course, you will have gained a deeper understanding of:

Greenhouse gases and their effect on global warming
Introduction to carbon accounting
Scope 1, 2 and 3
How emission data is gathered
How emissions can be reduced
Some tips for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in business

Level: Beginner - Intermediate
Suitable for: C-level, board members, sustainability team members
Estimated time to complete: 40 minutes
  • Welcome to The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) protocol: Foundations
  • E-learning module - opens in a new window
  • Course evaluation
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "E-learning module - opens in a new window"