The Cambridge Compact for a Sustainable Future invites you to an educational workshop, “Corporate Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Management” on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. This workshop will provide an introduction to management and measurement of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3. Learn about GHG accounting principles, setting emission reduction targets and tracking emissions over time.

Topics discussed will include:

  • GHG methodologies, and protocols
  • Scope 2 Dual Reporting
  • Establishing a Base Year and Quantifying GHG Emissions
  • Monitoring and Data Management
  • Verification Standards and Costs
  • Best Practices and Lessons Learnt

Who Should Attend – This workshop is for facility/utility managers, corporate/institutional sustainability staff, and Environmental Health & Safety staff. Please forward this invitation to relevant people in your organization.

Date:                     Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Venue:                  Biogen, 225 Binney Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

Time:                     2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To register RSVP to vdharmaraj@cambridgema.gov by Monday, April 23, 2018.

WORKSHOP AGENDA
2:00 – 2:05 p.m. Welcome  Veena Dharmaraj, Cambridge Compact for a Sustainable Future
2:05 – 2:35 p.m. Overview of GHG Inventory Management and Reporting Alex Carr, Principal and Ryan Cassutt, Program Associate, The Climate Registry
GHG Inventory Management: Best Practices and Lessons Learnt
2:35 – 2:45 p.m. GHG Emission Tracking and Data Collection Kathleen Woodward, Manager, EHS + Sustainability, Biogen
2:45 – 2:55 p.m. City of Cambridge Municipal & Community Wide Inventory: Validation / Verification Process & Costs Bronwyn Cooke, Sustainability Planner, City of Cambridge
2:55- 3:05 p.m. Comprehensive Emissions Inventory Accounting at a Complex Decentralized Institution Caroleen Verly, Sustainability Data Analyst, Office of Sustainability, Harvard University
3:05-3:15 p.m. Q & A
3:15-4:00 p.m. Facilitated Group Discussions

 Planning Team: Biogen, City of Cambridge, and Harvard University