Greentech Lead America: carboNZero Holdings, a greenhouse
gas (GHG) certification company, has become the first non-UK company to provide
accredited certification for product carbon footprints under British Standard
Institute’s (BSI) PAS 2050.
carboNZero’s adoption of PAS 2050 as the standard for
product carbon footprint will provide clients with a competitive edge in
securing recognition among their customers and ensure easy entry into the UK
“We are pleased to reach this major milestone at
carboNZero Holdings. Our product certification offerings, now in accordance
with PAS 2050 guidelines ensures our clients are in parallel with international
best practise so that organisations can extend the scope of their carbon
footprints to include the impact of goods and services they produce,” said
carboNZero Holdings Technical General Manager, Ann Smith.
With the accredited certification, businesses can use
CEMARS and carboNZero certification to show that their product footprint is in
accordance with PAS 2050 including GHG emissions reduction.
BSI developed PAS 2050 to address the global need for a
method and standardization in assessing GHG emissions in the life cycle of
goods and services. PAS 2050 is a publicly available standard and is globally
recognized for its carbon foot printing measurement tools.