The ultimate goal of having the carbon footprint is to reduce GHG emissions to the atmosphere. Once done the calculation of the HC, the company knows the main activities that contribute to GHG and in what areas can work towards their reduction.
The calculation and reduction of the carbon footprint has a number of advantages:
- Identifyopportunities to reduceGHG emissions.Most ofthem arederived from thereduction of energy consumptionand thereforeeconomic savingswill be obtained
- Profitfor for companies from the point of view of corporate responsibility.