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Scope emissions explained

Organisations influence a wide range of greenhouse gas (GHG) emitting activities across their value chain. The World Resources Institute Greenhouse Gas Protocol has defined three categories: Scope 1, Scope 2, and Scope 3.

Knowing where your company’s emissions are made is an important step in planning and setting robust and measurable targets.

A guide for non-executive directors on scope emissions and how to define them.

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