1 May 2012 – The New Zealand based greenhouse gas certification company, carboNZero Holdings, has become the first non-UK company to provide accredited certification for product carbon footprints under the British Standard Institute’s PAS 2050.

carboNZero Holdings technical general manager, Ann Smith, said: “Our product certification offerings, now in accordance with PAS 2050 guidelines, ensures our clients are in parallel with international best practice so that organisations can extend the scope of their carbon footprints to include the impact of goods and services they produce.”

Businesses can use the Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme and carboNZero certification to show that their product footprint is in accordance with PAS 2050 including GHG emissions reduction and offsetting activities.