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Carbon Print I

This course is used to equip learners on the basic concepts related to carbon footprint, its use and benefits to organisations.




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Carbon Print I

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Course Duration

4 Hours (excluding breaks)



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Course schedule

 Day 1: 9am to 5pm (Includes 1hr break at 12nn)

Course Overview

The participant will get a comprehensive understanding for carbon footprint accounting, from climate change, entity, project and product carbon footprint, use of footprint results, carbon tax and credit.

This course is designed for

This course is suitable for professionals who are: 

  • responsible to report and plan for strategies to reduce organisation's carbon footprint; 

  • product/marketing related department with the need to consider prodcut's carbon footprint; 

  • other professionals who may need to involve with the data collection and planning related to carbon footprint

Course outline

Overview of Climate Change

  • What is climate change

  • Why climate change matters

  • Understand different greenhouse gases and key terminology

  • Understand Paris Agreement’s 1.5 degree goal

  • Challenges and role of corporations

Overview of Carbon Footprint Accounting

  • What is carbon footprint

  • Why should we quantify carbon footprint

  • Three types of carbon footprint accounting: Entity, project and product accounting 

  • Carbon footprint calculation method: GHG Protocol

Next Steps after Carbon Footprint Accounting

  • Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi)

  • Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

Carbon Tax and Credit

  • Cap on carbon emissions

  • Carbon tax

  • Carbon market

  • Carbon credit/offset

Overview on Product Carbon Footprint – Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

  • Why quantify product carbon footprint

  • General principle for LCA

  • Use of LCA results

Overview on Event Carbon Footprint

  • Why quantify for events

  • Use of the footprint results

The Trainers

Jeffrey Zhang

Sustainability Consultant

RHT Green

Jeffrey Zhang is a Sustainability Consultant at RHT Green. He has broad working experience related to sustainability, especially carbon, in areas such as Life Cycle Assessment, carbon footprint accounting, event carbon footprint, corporate carbon reduction strategies, low-carbon project assessment, carbon credit, and
environmental impact assessment, etc. He has performed LCAs for electric appliances, fuels and waste treatment technologies. The clients he served include leading electric appliance, manufacturer, logistic industry, professional service industry, universities, leading energy and chemical companies, etc.

Jeffrey has helped organisations, products and events to quantify the climate change impacts, identify better alternatives and seek for improvement opportunities. He has also conducted a lecture on Life Cycle Assessment for 20+ NUS students.

Jeffrey holds double Bachelor’s Degrees in Environmental Engineering (Honours) and Economics, and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from National University of Singapore.

Jeffrey Zhang

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