CFO (Carbon Footprint for Organization)
Carbon Footprint for Organization is the amount of greenhouse gas emissions and removals emitted from products or activities. that have been made within the organization including fuel combustion, electricity consumption, waste management and transportation. which these activities Are all important causes of global warming. Day by day, such problems have intensified more and more. Causing many countries around the world to be more active in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the operations of the organization.
The problems of climate change and global warming tend to increase. Caused by increasing the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere such as carbon dioxide. Nitrous oxide, methane, hydrofluorocarbons perfluorocarbon Sulfur hexafluoride and nitrogen trifluoride
The carbon footprint can be divided into two categories, product carbon footprint and corporate carbon footprint.
In this article, ADD (Asia Data Destruction) will introduce you to Carbon Footprint for Organization (Carbon Footprint for Organization) for agencies or organizations to understand the meaning. Workflows and assessment methods to further control corporate greenhouse gas emissions.
Carbon Footprint for Organization
It is an environmental assessment that the Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Public Organization) (Public Organization) has been used to assess the amount of greenhouse gas emissions from the operations of the organization, such as fuel combustion, electricity consumption, waste management and transportation.
In addition, the criteria Guidelines for assessing the carbon footprint of the organization To be used as a tool to assess greenhouse gas emissions. from activities both production and service organization To help strengthen the potential of Thai business entrepreneurs to be able to compete in the global market. It also makes it easier to prepare reports and manage corporate greenhouse gas emissions.
There are 3 types of measurement scope (SCOPE) as follows:
- SCOPE I: Calculation of direct carbon footprint (Direct Emissions) from various activities of the organization directly, such as the combustion of machinery use of corporate vehicles Use of chemicals in wastewater treatment leakage/leakage from a process or activity, etc.
- SCOPE II: Calculation of indirect carbon footprint from energy use (Energy Indirect Emissions) such as purchasing energy for use in the organization such as electricity, thermal energy and steam energy, etc.
- SCOPE III: Other indirect carbon footprint calculations Employee travel in non-corporate vehicles Traveling to off-site seminars use of various materials, equipment, etc.
Benefits of being a CFO (Carbon Footprint for Organization)
Business sector: able to estimate greenhouse gas emissions released from the activities of the organization Identify the causes of significant greenhouse gas emissions. And find ways to reduce greenhouse gases, which may be sold as carbon credits or carbon offsets with other organizations
Public sector: Used to drive management. Reduce corporate greenhouse gas emissions for the common good of the country
In addition, the proper e-waste management It is another way to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere as well. You can read more here about how to properly manage e-waste.
Source: Port Authority of Thailand