CC-11-034: Update of the British Standards Institution Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 2050 for Carbon Footprints

In late October, the British Standards Institute updated its Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 2050, Specification for the Assessment of the Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Goods and Services. In addition, it published a guide for applying the specification, Guide to PAS 2050 How to Assess the Carbon Footprint of Goods and Services. This memorandum summarizes a number of the key provisions of the revised PAS 2050. This material will interest all companies following developments in carbon footprint methodologies.