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ISO14064-1 Introduction Course


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Climate change is one of biggest challenges faced by the world and it has implications for both human and natural systems, which could lead to significant impacts on resource availability, economic activity and human wellbeing.

In response, international, regional, national, and local initiatives are being developed and implemented by public and private sectors to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations in the Earth’s atmosphere, as well as to facilitate adaptation to climate change. 

The ISO 14060 family provides clarity and consistency for quantifying, monitoring, reporting and validating/verifying GHG emissions and removals, to support sustainable development through a low- carbon economy and to benefit organizations as well as other interested parties worldwide. 

This 1-day course covers basic principles and requirements for designing, developing, managing and reporting organization level GHG inventories. It includes requirements of ISO 14064-1.

Who should attend this course?

Our course is for attendees who need a foundation course in organizational carbon footprinting (GHG emissions quantification). This is a basic ISO 14064-1 awareness course suitable for a range of delegates, including staff from any background, e.g., sales, management, technical, environmental, etc.

The course should be attended by:

  • Those responsible for their businesses organizational GHG emissions
  • Carbon and environmental consultants
  • GHG verifiers
  • Those working in regulatory authorities
  • Supply chain Managers
  • ESG Leaders

Are there any individuals that this course is not suitable for?

It would not be suitable for those already proficient in organizational GHG management and ISO 14064-1.

What will you learn?

  • The structure, background, and vocabulary of ISO 14064-1
  • The relationship with other GHG standards, protocols, programs, and schemes
  • The five principles of ISO14064-1
  • Understanding organizational boundaries & reporting boundaries
  • Quantification steps, methods, emission factors & GHG reduction initiatives
  • Base-year management, GHG information management
  • GHG reporting, GHG verification & current GHG reporting environment

What is the course program?

The course program is as follows:

  • Welcome and introductions
  • The structure and vocabulary of ISO14064-1
  • The relationship with other GHG standards, protocols, programs and schemes
  • The five principles of ISO14064-1
  • Establishing organizational boundaries
  • Establishing reporting boundaries
  • Quantification steps
  • Quantification methods
  • Uncertainty
  • Emission factors
  • GHG reduction initiatives
  • Base-year management
  • GHG information management
  • GHG reporting
  • GHG verification
  • Current GHG reporting environment
  • Course review

What do you need to prepare?

There is no pre-course work for this course

What's included?

  • Delegate Workbook,
  • Activities
  • Quizzes

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Course length

One day course, with two delivery options to choose from - face-to-face classroom setting or virtual training.