The CarbonNeutral Protocol Index

We are pleased to present this 2020 edition of The CarbonNeutral Protocol. First developed and published in 2002, The Protocol is revised and updated annually to reflect developments in climate science, international policy, standards and business practice. It is an open source standard and guide developed for business by business that draws together leading independent standards for greenhouse gas accounting into a practical guide to carbon neutrality.

Read more about the background to the Protocol in Introducing The Protocol, the terms we use in Glossary or step into the requirements and guidance for achieving CarbonNeutral® certification in the five steps below.