GHG Protocol Project Protocol

Developer or Source: Greenhouse Gas Protocol

The GHG Protocol for Project Accounting is the most comprehensive, policy-neutral accounting tool for quantifying the greenhouse gas benefits of climate change mitigation projects. The Project Protocol provides specific principles, concepts, and methods for quantifying and reporting GHG reductions—i.e., the decreases in GHG emissions, or increases in removals and/or storage—from climate change mitigation projects (GHG projects).

Region: Global
Sectors and Topics: Agriculture, Energy Efficiency, Forestry and Land Use, Infrastructure and Industry, Renewable Energy, Rural, Transport, Urban, Waste Management
Scale: Project-Level
Expertise Level: Practitioner
Resource Type: Guidance and Frameworks, Analysis Tools
Cost: No
Outputs Provided: Guidance on quantifying GHG reductions resulting from projects
Languages: English, Spanish, Other
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