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An increasing number of organisations; of all sizes and sectors; are placing a focus on Carbon Management. Benefits include: Meet customer expectations; Continuous improvement (supports ISO 14001); Manage climate related risks and opportunities; Financial savings; Moral; Legal compliance – Under the Companies Act 2006 (Strategic and Directors’ Reports) Regulations 2013; quoted companies are required to report their annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in their directors’ report. The course provides an introduction to climate change; carbon footprinting and energy management. It presents methods (e.g. the Greenhouse Gas Protocol) to identify; quantify and account for GHG emissions and plan actions to reduce these.

Centre for Professional & Executive Development
Newcastle University