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Carbon Management Plans to Become Carbon Neutral Verified

11 May 2022
Watch the second part of this webinar series delivered in conjunction with our special guest from Auditel on a step by step guide to becoming Carbon Neutral.

Please feel free to download the slides here.

Organisations embarked on the journey towards verified carbon neutrality (PAS 2060) must develop and implement a Carbon Footprint Management Plan.

This must include a process for periodic review of performance against the plan and for implementing corrective action to ensure targets are achieved.

Organisations must provide sufficient resources to achieve the Carbon Footprint Management Plan. The frequency of assessing performance against the plan should be commensurate with the timescale for achieving carbon neutrality.

To be successful, the Carbon Management Plan must demonstrate emission reductions, either a reduction in the total amount of carbon emitted (in absolute terms) or a reduction in carbon intensity (in relative terms). In the case of the latter, GHG reductions must be greater than that for the region in which the organisation operates.

Your host, David McDonald from Auditel discusses:

  • PAS 2060 plan guidance

  • Examples of reduction measures

  • Producing the business case

  • How to measure and verify performance

This webinar is the second in a 4-part series. Feel free to watch the recordings or register your place on the other sessions below:

1) How to Measure your Carbon Footprint to Become Carbon Neutral Verified

3) Carbon Offset Credits and Verified Carbon Neutrality (20th May)

4) Verification of PAS 2060 to become Verified Carbon Neutral (27th May)

About your host

David McDonald is one of Auditel’s fifty strong Carbon Solutions team.

He is a qualified management accountant and brings C-Suite experience gained in several sectors.

As Director of Sustainable Development at UNITE Group plc, he was responsible for leading the strategic response to the emerging low carbon landscape within property development and operations.

As Group FD for Energy Power Resources he was involved in policy work, helping to develop and present the first renewables route map to HM Treasury and to a parliamentary committee in 2001. He is an expert in capital investment appraisal for renewable energy and infrastructure assets.

David has advised clients on technology and funding across a wide range of energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.  As part of the Auditel Network he leads strategic carbon advisory engagements across various sectors.



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