Greenhouse Gas Protocol

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The World Resources Institute/World Council for Sustainable Business Development-backed GHG Protocol defines three initial phases for which material and product suppliers, processors or manufacturers report carbon dioxide loads:

Scope 1 Direct GHG Emissions

Scope 2 Electricity Indirect Emissions 

Scope 3 Other Indirect Emissions

The GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard CO2 emissions parameters run in tandem with Global Warming Potential metrics in Environmental Product Declarations.