Indirect emissions - Definition, glossary, details

Emissions resulting from the activities of an organisation but occur from sources owned or controlled by another organisation is known as indirect emissions. These are also referred to as scope 2 emissions. A company’s scope 2 indirect emissions include for example the consumption of purchased electricity, heat or steam and emissions from company owned vehicles. Scope 3 indirect emissions include transport related activities in vehicles not owner or controlled by the organisation, out sourced activities, air travel and waste disposal.

Other Terms

International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance (ICROA) International Energy Agency (IEA) Indirect carbon sequestration
International Transaction Log (ITL) IPAC-CO2 Infrared radiation

Power Plant CCS - Glossary

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