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Carbon Neutral

Overview

Green Box Ltd meets the requirements of Carbon Warranty Neutral Certification and the ISO14064-1 specification with guidance at the organisational level for the quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and removal in accordance with the principles of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol.

Boundary

The greenhouse gas emissions from Green Box Ltd where identified using an operational control approach.  The emissions are those produced transporting and when required packing the Green Boxes, administration and management.  

Measurement Period and Base Year

The first measurement period is for 1st December 2013 to 31 March 2014.  Subsequent measurement periods will be for the 12 month period from 1st April – 31st March. 

Emission Source Inclusions

The operational greenhouse gas emissions sources for Green Box are:

Scope 1 – Direct Emissions

  • Fuel
  • Refrigerants

Scope 2 – Indirect Emissions

  • Electricity

Scope 3 – Indirect Emissions

  • Contracted packers
  • Waste to Landfill
  • Purchased goods and services
  • Air Travel
  • All Freight
  • Couriers
  • Staff Commuting
  • Electricity Line Loss

Offset

Green Box have pre-purchased 250 tonnes of carbon credits and will report their greenhouse gas emissions quarterly and offset their quarterly emissions using the pre-purchased credits.  Maintaining a position of being in carbon credit.

Verified by

Certification was carried out by International Certifications Ltd

Threshold of materiality

Excluded emissions do not exceed 5% of the total footprint and no individual emission source exceeded 1% of the total footprint for the organisation boundary stated.

Level of assurance

Reasonable Level of Assurance

Certification Status

Certified to ISO14064-1 and Carbon Warranty Neutral.  

Certificate Number

VCU Serial numbers are: 2720-118196585-118196634-VCU-009-APX-IN-1-303-01012011-31122011-0 for the 250 purchased carbon credits