Type of data

Companies may send questionnaires to each relevant supplier or other value chain partner requesting the following items:

Primary Data (supplier-specific data)

Secondary Data (industry-average data)

Levels of data (ranked in order of specificity)

Product level data: Cradle-to-gate GHG emissions for the product of interest

Activity, process or production line level data: GHG emissions and/or activity data for the activities, processes, or production lines that produce the product of interest

Facility level data: GHG emissions and/or activity data for the facilities or operations that produce the product of interest

Business unit level data: GHG emissions and/or activity data for the business units that produce the product of interest

Corporate level data: GHG emissions and/or activity data for the entire corporation