Skip to content

Product Carbon Footprinting: Calculation and Communication Standards in the Making

Cheryl Micallef-Borg


g rise to new ways in which this may be achieved. Studies1 show that cleaner, greener raw material sourcing, manufacturing, packaging, transportation, consumer purchase and disposal or recycling practices may all lessen CO2 equivalent2 emissions. Product Carbon Footprinting (PCFing) is a means propagated to effect changes in consumer choice and corporate policy towards less emission intensive production and consumption of goods, by internalising the environmental externalities of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. A Product Carbon Footprint (


Lx-Number Search

(e.g. A | 000123 | 01)

Export Citation