Carbon handprint guide: V. 2.0 Applicable for environmental handprint

Tiina Pajula, Saija Vatanen, Katri Behm, Kaisa Grönman, Laura Lakanen, Heli Kasurinen, Risto Soukka

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    Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. At the same time,
    we have multiple other environmental issues at hand, such as the responsible
    use of resources.

    Since the publication of the Carbon Handprint Guide in 2018, the research work
    has continued to extend the applicability of the framework to incorporate other
    positive environmental impacts in addition to greenhouse gases. Examples used
    in the development of the methodology have covered water, nutrient, air quality
    and resource handprint calculations. Moreover, we have discussed how to address
    environmental handprints at organization and project levels.

    This revised version of the Carbon handprint guide has been developed by a team
    of researchers at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and LUT University.
    This would not have been possible without committed partners, professional
    invited experts and other stakeholders actively attending workshops and providing
    valuable contributions to the development of the framework. We would like to
    highly acknowledge all of you!
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Number of pages28
    Publication statusPublished - 2021
    MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

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