Netnada automatically allocations your emission data into scopes. You can see this breakdown in your Overview and Dashboard pages of the app. The reports generated in the Reports page will also include a breakdown of emissions by scopes.
The GHG Protocol Corporate Standard classifies a company’s GHG emissions into three ‘scopes’. You can think of these scopes as buckets.
Companies around the world are now accounting and reporting on their direct emissions (scopes 1 and 2). But there's more to it than that. The Greenhouse Gases protocol now includes standards for businesses to account for the emissions along their entire value chain.
This is important because emissions from the value chain often make up the majority of a company's greenhouse gas impacts. For instance, emissions in your value chain can account for over 90% of total emissions.
Developing a full GHG emissions inventory – incorporating corporate-level scope 1, scope 2, and scope 3 emissions – enables companies to understand their full value chain emissions and to focus their efforts on the greatest GHG reduction opportunities
Businesses have found that developing corporate value chains (scope 3) and product GHG inventories deliver a positive return on investment. This approach helps companies to:
Through these activities, companies can reduce emissions and costs to meet strategic business objectives.