One of the key functions of sustainability reporting software like Envizi is to calculate emissions. To do so, we are guided by The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG Protocol) as it is the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions. For organizations aiming for Net Zero, understanding how to account for reduced emissions from green power purchases is essential.
Building rating and emission reporting bodies will grade your organization on its carbon footprint and emissions resulting from electricity consumption. The problem is that all kWh are not created equal.