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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4 Hours (excluding breaks)
Mode of Delivery
• Day 1: 9am to 5pm (Includes 1hr break at 12nn)
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
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
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
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.