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MYIMPRINT CLASSIFICATION

This guide details how Myimprint categorises emission sources and illustrates the alignment between the ISO 14064-1:2018 Categories and the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard

ISO CATEGORY

GHG PROTOCOL

MYIMPRINT CLASSIFICATION

EMISSION SOURCE EXAMPLES

1. Direct GHG Emissions and Removals

Scope 1 Direct Emissions

Stationary Combustion

Combustion of any type of fuel (fossil or biomass) burnt in stationary (fixed) equipment

Mobile Combustion

Emissions from mobile combustion, which are the consequence of fuel burnt in transport equipment

Industrial Processes

Industrial processes that result in direct process emissions 

Land use, Land-use change and Forestry

Emissions and removals from living biomass to organic matter in soils.

Anthropogenic Systems

Emissions and removals from living biomass to organic matter in soils.

Petrol 91

Petrol 96

Coal 

Natural Gas

Diesel

Biofuel and Biomass

Petrol 91

Petrol 96

Diesel

Cement and lime production

Chemical Production

Manufacturing

Oil and Gas Refining

Forest land, cropland, grassland, wetland, settlement, other land; and several carbon reservoirs such as living above-ground biomass, living underground biomass, deadwood, etc.

Refrigerants, Fertilisers, Enteric Fermentation, Landfill Gas, Medical Gases, Composting, Biological Treatment of Waste, Treatment of Wastewater, Application of lime to soils

2. Indirect GHG emissions from imported energy

Scope 2 Indirect Emissions

Purchased Energy

Emissions due to the fuel combustion associated with the production of final energy and utilities, such as electricity, heat, steam, cooling and compressed air. 

Electricity

Purchased Steam

EV Charging

3. Indirect GHG emissions from transportation 

4. Upstream transportation and distribution

Upstream Freight

Emissions from transportation and distribution of products purchased between a company’s supplier and its own operations in vehicles not owned or operated by the reporting company.

9. Downstream transportation and distribution

Downstream Freight

Emissions from transportation and distribution of products after the point of sale.

Freight coming to your organisation

Freight going from your organisation

6. Business travel

Business travel

Emissions from the transportation of employees for business related activities in vehicles owned or operated by third parties, such as aircraft,
trains, buses, and passenger cars.

Flights

Buses

Accomodation

Rental cars

Taxi / Uber

Charging rented electric vehicle off-site

4. Upstream transportation and distribution

7. Employee commuting

Client and Visitor transport

Emissions from clients and visitors 

Employee commuting

Emissions from the transportation of employees between their homes and their worksites, this includes working from home and accommodation in business travel.

Client and Visitor Transport

Transportation of patients 

Daily Commute

Working from Home

4. Indirect GHG emissions from products used by organisation

1. Purchased goods and services

Purchased goods and services

All upstream emissions from the production of products purchased by the reporting company, include both goods and services. 

Water Supply, Chemicals, 

Purchased Concrete, Steel and aluminum , Embodied Emissions in other Purchased Goods, Remote ICT services 

2. Capital goods

Capital goods

Emissions from the production of capital goods purchased by the reporting company. Capital goods are final products that have an extended life and are used by the company to manufacture a product

Equipment

Machinery

Buildings 

Vehicles

5. Waste generated in operations

Waste generated in operations

Emissions from third-party disposal and treatment of waste generated in the reporting company. This category includes emissions from disposal of both solid waste and wastewater. trains, buses, and passenger cars.

Landfill Waste

Recycling

Liquid Waste

Wastewater

3. Fuel and energy related activities

Fuel and energy related activities

Emissions related to the production of fuels and energy purchased and consumed by the reporting company

Transmission and distribution losses
 

Upstream emissions of purchased fuels
 

Upstream emissions

of purchased electricity

 

Client supplied electricity

8. Upstream leased assets

Use of assets

Emissions related to things like equipment or machinery that a company uses, but doesn't actually own.

Industrial machinery and equipment, such as manufacturing plants or construction equipment, can emit greenhouse gases and other pollutants during their operation.

5. Indirect emissions associated with the use of products from the organization

11. Use of sold products

Use of sold products

Emissions from the use of goods and services sold. Companies are required to include direct use-phase emissions of sold products.

Automobiles, aircraft, engines, motors, power
plants, buildings, appliances, electronics, lighting,
data centers, web-based software

13. Downstream leased assets

Downstream leased assets

Emissions from the operation of assets that are owned by the reporting company (acting as lessor) and leased to other entities

Grazing licences
tenant energy

12. End-of-life treatment of sold products

End of life of sold products

This category is relevant to investors and organisations that provide financial services.

Emissions from the waste disposal and treatment of products sold by the reporting company (in the reporting year) at the end of their life.

15. Investments

Investments

This category is relevant to investors and organisations that provide financial services.

Equity investments
Debt investments
Project finance


Managed investments and

client services

6. Indirect emissions from other sources

10. Processing of sold products

Processing of sold goods

Emissions from processing of sold intermediate products by third parties (e.g., manufacturers) subsequent to sale by the reporting company.

Emissions from processing of sold intermediate products by third parties (e.g., manufacturers) subsequent to sale by the reporting company.

14. Franchises

Franchises

Emissions from the operation of franchises not included in scope 1 or 2. A franchise is a business operating under a license to sell or distribute
another company’s goods or services within a certain location.

Emissions from the operation of franchises not included in scope 1 or 2. A franchise is a business operating under a license to sell or distribute
another company’s goods or services within a certain location.

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