PAS 2060:2014

Specification for achieving climate neutrality

PAS 2060: 2014

PAS 2060 (Publicly Available Specification), was originally published in 2010 by the British Standardization Organization (BSI). It is based on other environmental standards such as PAS 2050: 2011 and ISO 14064 and sets out the general requirements for achieving climate-neutral carbon footprint by reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

According to the requirements of the standard, to achieve climate neutrality, 4 steps are required:

  1. The measurement of the carbon footprint
  2. Carbon Footprint Reduction through the Carbon Footprint Management Plan
  3. The compensation
  4. The documentation and verification

 

The PAS 2050: 2011 standard is addressed to:

This standard can be applied by all categories of companies, regardless of their type, product, or service.

 

Advantages of applying the standard:

  • It reduces business operating costs through energy savings, energy efficiency improvement and more rational management of energy resources
  • Presentation of reliable and measurable data to anyone interested
  • Improving the image of the company both to third parties (customers, society, suppliers) and to its own staff while increasing their environmental awareness
  • Development of corporate social responsibility
  • Increase of interest from international organizations that have great environmental awareness
  • Creating a competitive advantage
  • Dealing with the ever-increasing demand for environmentally friendly products