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Basics of Organizational Greenhouse Gas Accounting (eLearning)

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Learn about managing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through inventories that help assess risk, reduce emissions, and track performance.

Available as: e-Learning course
Duration: 16 to 20 hours
Recommended level: Professional
Prerequisites: None

Key topics

  • GHG accounting principles
  • Design and development of GHG inventories
  • Establishing GHG boundaries for an organization
  • Tracking emissions over time, recalculations and establishing a base year
  • Inventory quality management and preparing for verification

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Create an inventory of your company's sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (e.g., carbon footprint) as an essential first step to assessing risks, reducing emissions and tracking performance.
  • Apply international standard for Green House Gas (GHG) inventories
  • Identify the steps involved in designing and developing GHG inventories
  • Establish GHG boundaries for an organization; identify emission sources and track emissions over time

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Anyone with an interest in GHG management, in particular GHG inventory managers, corporate environmental an

Additional information

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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