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The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol, developed by World Resources Institute (WRI) and World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD), sets the global standard for how to measure, manage, and report greenhouse gas emissions.

Hundreds of companies and organizations around the world are using GHG Protocol standards and tools to manage their emissions and become more efficient, resilient, and prosperous organizations.

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Watch the Brand New GHG Protocol Animation Video

GHG Protocol is proud to premiere its brand new animation video. The video tells the story of the two new standards through compelling animation.

Also notice the integration of GHG Protocol's new branding throughout the feature.

First Training on the New Standards - October 28th

The first training on the new Product and Corporate Value Chain Standards will be held in Germany on October 28th following the 6th PCF World Forum. This one day training will be held free of charge however, due to space restrictions the training requires advanced registration. Registration is available here:http://www.pcf-world-forum.org/.

GHG Protocol: Looking Back on the Past Twelve Years

Today the GHG Protocol launches two new global greenhouse gas accounting standards - for corporate value chains (scope 3) and product life cycle emissions. Janet Ranganathan, WRI’s Vice-president for Science & Research, and Pankaj Bhatia, WRI’s Greenhouse Gas Protocol Director since 2004, describe the 12-year program’s critical role in business and government efforts to address climate impacts.

Q: What is the GHG Protocol(GHGP) and who uses it?

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Conference line information (New York): Launch of the Product Life Cycle and Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standards

Date: October 4th, 2011
Time: 9am to 12.15pm U.S. Eastern Time

Please note, due to the number of lines and participants at the New York event this conference call will be listen-only.

A video recording of the event will be posted on the GHG Protocol website in the near future.

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Global Launch of the GHG Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) and Product Lifecycle Standards in London

Global Launch of the GHG Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) and Product Lifecycle Standards in London. (See the full agenda here: http://bit.ly/ghgpLOND)

ADVISORY: Global Launch of New Standards to Measure Corporate Greenhouse Gas Emissions.


WRI: Michael Oko, (202) 729-7684, moko@wri.org
WBCSD: Peter Paul van de Wijs, +41 22 839 3141, vandewijs@wbcsd.org

Launch of the Product Life Cycle and Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting and Reporting Standards

On October 4th, 2011 business leaders from around the world will come together to see the new GHG Protocol standards unveiled for the first time. Simultaneous events in New York City and London will be first in a series of launch events around the world. Launch events are already planned for November 18th in Beijing and November 21st in Tokyo.

These groundbreaking standards establish the first internationally agreed-upon approaches for measuring and reporting GHG emissions throughout product life cycles and corporate value chains.

LCM 2011, Berlin, Germany

August 29th WRI’s GHG Protocol Director, Pankaj Bhatia, delivered a keynote address on the new GHG Protocol Supply Chain Standards at the Life Cycle Management (LCM) Conference 2011. The Life Cycle Management conference series is one of the world’s leading forums for environmental, economic and social sustainability.

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