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Calculate your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

Knowing how much GHG you’re emitting will help you throughout your climate journey.

What are GHG emissions?

Your company’s carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) you emit into the atmosphere. These GHGs include carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), and the industrial gases hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) and nitrogen trifluoride (NF3).

These gases contribute to climate change, which harms our environment and represents one of the most important global issues of our times.

The benefits of calculating GHG emissions

Measuring your emissions is an important step toward doing your part to limit climate change. Taking inventory of your GHG emissions is also an opportunity to improve your business, as it will often reveal where effort and resources are being wasted.

Positive impact on your business

Roadmap to calculating your GHG emissions


Find funding for your climate actions

Over 60 governmental active grants, tax credits and loan programs to support the environmental initiatives of Canadian businesses.

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Government of Canada: Climate Change

This hub offers a variety of resources on climate change and Canada’s efforts to combat it.

Government of Canada: Net-Zero Challenge Technical Guide

This voluntary initiative encourages businesses to transition their facilities and operations to net-zero emissions by 2050.