Information required for emissions boundary verification

This article will assist you with preparing the required information for emissions boundary verification

Your emissions boundary is derived from the below: 

What does this include? 

How can I provide this information for the reporting period? 

Operational boundary – the legal composition of your company 

  • Organisational and/or ownership structure. 
    Your business may have several companies as part of your larger organisation. 
  • All relevant addresses 
  • Provide a document to illustrate your organisational structure highlighting the entities where there is operational control.

  • Prepare all addresses of the company

Scope 1  
Direct GHG emissions 



  • All stationary energy and fuels used in buildings, machinery, or vehicles in the organisation’s control e.g. natural gas, fuels used in generators or vehicles. 


  • Bring your Profit & Loss statement 

Scope 2  
Indirect GHG emissions 


  • All mobile combustion of fuels in transportation devices such as automobiles, trucks, buses, trains, flights, boats, ships, barges, vessels.  
  • All purchased or acquired electricity, consumed by the company. 


  • Invoices from suppliers 
  • Extracts from your accounting software 



Scope 3  
Other indirect GHG emissions 


  • Comprehensive understanding of all organisational activities ie. Value-chain map.   


  • List of purchased goods and services 
  • List of goods and services sold 
  • List of suppliers and other relevant value chain partners, either by type or spend category