New Scope 3 Calculation Guidance (GHG Protocol)


The Green House Gas Protocol released a new guidance for the calculation of Scope 3 inventories. The new guidance provides even more methods for the 15 categories, guidance on selecting the appropriate calculation methods and examples of the calculation of the Carbon Footprint.

What has changed:

  • Revised Decision Trees
  • More Detail on calculation for category 1 – Purchased Goods and Services (hybrid method)
  • More Guidance for category 5 – Waste generated in operations
  • Extended Guidance for category 15 – Investments

You can download the full report (or for single categories) here.

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