December 1, 2023   •   News

Become part of the GHG Protocol’s new governance mechanism

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol provides standards, guidance, tools and training for business and government to measure and manage climate-warming emissions. They are looking for experts to apply to serve in their personal capacities on the GHG Protocol’s new governance mechanisms (applications close 15 January 2024). The available positions are the following:

  • 13 highly experienced and trusted leaders in the global climate solutions ecosystem are being sought for the Steering Committee, the primary governing body of the GHG Protocol with the mandate of providing strategic guidance on the goals and direction of the GHG Protocol
  • 12-18 leading global experts in GHG emissions accounting and reporting are being sought for the Independent Standards Board, the decision-making body with the mandate of reviewing and approving GHG Protocol standards, guidance, and other normative documentation.
  • experts for their Technical Working Group to work on the updated GHG Protocol corporate standards and guidance (which could include the GHG Protocol’s Land Sector and Removals Guidance).

To apply covering letters and CVs need to be sent to the Steering Committee – [email protected] and/or the Independent Standards Board [email protected] by 15 January 2024.  

For the Technical Working Group here is the self-nomination form due 15 January 2024

For more information on the candidate requirements, duration and time commitments envisioned for these voluntary roles please refer to the link Nominations for Governance Bodies | GHG Protocol.  

This governance restructuring is part of GHG Protocol’s overall strategy refresh. providing a more formalized governance process and increased transparency and speed of standards development. 

For more information visit the GHG Protocol website HERE.