Carbon Accounting 101 Masterclass – Feb 2023 Dubai

22nd – 23rd February 2023

Dubai U.A.E.

Course Overview
Understanding and managing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is foundational to reducing an organization’s footprint and managing its resource utilization and risks. This course will provide participants with an understanding of the value proposition for GHG management, fundamental accounting principles, disclosure, verification and reporting frameworks, and common practices for leveraging GHG data.

Course Facilitator:

Our Course Facilitator is a Chartered
Accountant (SA) & a PhD in Public
Sector Management. Practiced from
(KPMG) & worked there as an Audit
Manager. At present, he is a Programme
Director for Accounting Education at
the University of the Free State (SA).


Understanding the value of conducting a GHG inventory

Accounting for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and understanding common protocols

Differentiating between common regulatory and voluntary reporting frameworks

Establishing boundaries for accounting and reporting

Collecting, measuring, reporting and disclosing GHG emissions

Leveraging GHG inventories to drive operational change


    GHG accounting principles
    Defining applications for GHG projects
    Design and development of GHG projects
    Identifying sources, sinks and reservoirs
    and establishing GHG boundaries for the
    project and the baseline
    Determining the baseline
    Quantifying GHG emissions
    Monitoring GHG emissions
    Managing data quality
    Preparing a GHG project report
    Preparing for verification
    Requirements Phase – Inventory Quality
    Management, Data Analysis and Reporting, User Interface, Integration and IT
    Evaluation Phase
    Design Phase
    Implementation Phase
    System Development Deployment
    The benefits of developing a forest GHG
    Overview of existing GHG reporting
    programs that include forests
    How to set boundaries in a forest GHG
    Quantifying emissions and removals
    Monitoring, documenting and reporting
    GHG accounting standards and programs
    Determine the portion of actual energy savings from an EE project
    Express the eligible energy savings in proper GHG terms, and report (or audit) the GHG impacts of EE
    projects under the rules of common GHG
    Important Principles and Concepts of GHG
    Overview of GHG Verifier Requirements
    Preparations for a Verification Engagement
    Reviewing GHG Documentation and
    Reviewing GHG Data
    Uncertainty Assessment
    Assessing Risk
    Verification Approach and Plan
    Executing the Verification
    Assessing GHG Controls
    Assessing GHG Procedures and Data
    Introduction to GHG inventory guidelines
    Approaches to data collection
    Methodological choice and identification of
    key categories
    Time series consistency
    Quality Assurance / Quality Control and