Sage Earth connects with your accounting software, making use of previously reconcilled data to build your initial automated footprint.
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Spend data is combined with our extensive carbon intensity conversion factor database to convert amount spent into an estimated carbon dioxide equivalent.
This is known as the ‘spend-based’ method of estimating emissions, as defined by the GHG Protocol.
For some areas of the GHG emissions protocol, an activity based method is more accurate than a spend based method, such as employee commuting. At this stage, we ask a limited number of questions linked to your business activities.
Applying defined carbon intensities to the economic value of goods and services is known as the ‘spend-based’ method of estimating emissions, as defined by the GHG Protocol.