Food’s Carbon Accounting

Understanding the opportunities and challenges of scope 3 carbon accounting and offsets for the food and beverage industry

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Food production is responsible for 28% of global GHG emissions – and industrial agriculture composes over half of these. As more and more regulatory measures demand visibility into scope 3 GHG emissions (emissions resulting from
operation in the value chain), the challenge of carbon accounting in agriculture becomes more pressing, and so does the need to reduce agricultural carbon emissions.

Luckily, carbon accounting in agriculture is not merely a challenge – it is also an opportunity to enhance operational efficiency, corporate sustainability, and the financial bottom line.

“Carbon markets – opportunities and challenges for the agri-food industry” explores the what, how, and why of carbon accounting in agriculture: