Sustainable Food Value Chains Knowledge Platform

Guide to PAS 2050 - How to Assess the Carbon Footprint of Goods and Services


This guide explains how to assess  emissions of an individual product, either a good or a service, across its entire life cycle – from raw materials through all stages of production (or service provision), distribution, use and disposal/recycling.

Countries: Non-country specific
Commodities: Non-Commodity specific
Topics: Carbon footprint
Authoring organization: Carbon Trust, UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
Publisher: British Standards Institution (BSI)
Type: Discussion, Tool
Format: Document
References (Download): EN
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