• CII Certified Professional in Carbon Footprint

About Course

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges that are faced by countries across the globe. Indian Industry are re-designing their business strategy focusing on decarbonisation to mitigate climate change and GHG emissions. In order to equip Indian Industry and build their capability

CII-Godrej GBC is organising a unique online program on Certified Professional in Carbon Footprinting.

The program will provide participants a broad overview of carbon footprint mapping, covering the key concepts of GHG Emission and accounting, International standards, reporting frameworks, organisational and product carbon footprints and access to key data, tools and resources.

The course content are based on the WRI/WBCSD GHG Protocol Corporate Standard, referring to the ISO 14064; part - 1 International standard for GHG inventories.

Topics to be covered

1.  GHG emission and inventorization

2.  Carbon emission inventorization standards and reporting framework

3.  Organizational carbon footprinting

4.  Case studies on carbon mitigation strategies

5.  Science based targets, internal carbon pricing, etc.


1.  Completely online program

2.  Live sessions - an opportunity to interact with instructors during the sessions

3.  Practical assignments quizzes

4.  e-certificate on successful completion of the final exam

5.  375 professionals certified till date

Session Schedule

Day 1

Introduction to climate change, GHG Emissions & Global Scenario

           Climate change

           Greenhouse effect

           Global warming

           Evolution of GHG management

           Global Scenario and Indian scenario

Day 2

GHG Emissions inventorisation and accounting

           Approach to GHG management

           GHG Protocol

           Identification of GHG Emissions sources

           Data collection and identification of emission factor

           GHG Management tool General and sector specific


Day 3

Scope 3 - Value chain accounting

           Upstream and downstream sources of emissions

           Involvement of suppliers for GHG measurements

           Challenges and approach with scope 3 accounting


Day 4

Mitigation strategies for GHG reduction

           Overall approach for GHG mitigation

           Goal and target setting

           Reduction opportunities in specific sectors

           Mitigation opportunities for Scope 2 and 3 emissions

Day 5

Next practices in GHG management

           GreenCo Rating System

           Life cycle assessment

           Carbon pricing

           Science based targets


           Wrap up of the training program

Day 6

           Final Examination