Learn the key terminology of the sustainability industry.

Carbon Footprint

Does a carbon footprint only account for carbon dioxyde or does it also consider other greenhouse gases?


Carbon data disclosure (CDD) refers to the practice of publicly reporting information about a company's greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs).

CO2e Data Management

CO2e data management refers to the management of data associated with the measurement and calculation of GHG.


Both CO2-neutrality refers to the concept of achieving a balance between the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted and removed.


A carbon dioxide equivalent or CO2 equivalent is a measure used to compare the emissions of various greenhouse gases (GHGs).

Carbon Accounting

Carbon accounting is the term used for systematic methodologies to calculate carbon dioxide equivalents for a product or an entire activity.

Circular Economy

CE is an economic model based on the principles of phasing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in regenerating ecosystems.

Data Integrity

Data integrity in sustainability refers to the accuracy, consistency, and reliability of data used to measure and report sustainability.


The LCA is a method used to evaluate the environmental impacts of a product or system by looking at its entire life cycle.


A PCF is a standardized methodology for assessing the climate impact of a product or material through the measurement of the GHGs.

Primary Data and Secondary Data

Primary data is provided by the emissions' sources themselves vs Secondary data includes industry averages, emissions factors.

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