Carbon footprint

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Environmental policy.

A measure of the amount of greenhouse gas emissions caused directly or indirectly by an organisation, activity or product.

It is normally measured in tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalent.


Greenhouse gases include:

  • Carbon dioxide (CO2)
  • Methane (CH4)
  • Nitrous oxide (N2O)
  • Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)
  • Perfluorocarbons (PFCs)
  • Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6)


Often abbreviated to 'carbon', derived from the carbon dioxide measure.


See also