Sustainability: What are Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 Emissions?

Not all emissions are the same. Measuring different types of greenhouse gas emissions is central to assessing corporate sustainability. To enable better analysis, emissions are divided into 3 categories - known as Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 emissions.

Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 emissions

Scope 1 emissions

Scope 2 emissions

Scope 3 emissions

About the author

Mauro Baumann is an apprentice at St.Galler Kantonalbank and completed an internship at Global Green Xchange as part of the KV4.0 practical year. He became interested in the world of investments early on with an interest that will probably never be exhausted.