Carbon protocals

1. The long awaited two new GHG Protocol Standards for Product and Value Chain GHG assessments were officially released on Tuesday, 4 October 2011.
Please visit for more information. Here you can also download the new standards for free, as well as a range of accompanying tools and guidance documents.

2. A revised version of PAS 2050, the first carbon footprint specification originally published in 2008, was released on 30 September 2011.
Please find background information and a download link at

3. The European Commission has released a draft version of the EU environmental footprinting methodology currently under development.
Please find more information and the draft methodology at

4. Furthermore, new information on the currently ongoing French National Experiment for environmental labelling has been published, including practical approaches for communication:
Please visit for more information.


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