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Greenhouse Gas Management

GHG Inventory Assessment and Climate Action Planning
Brent Riffel, Manager, Low Carbon Fuelsphone icon510.928.0548 Email
Seattle Waterfront

Measuring and managing your organization’s GHG emissions is the first step towards effective climate action. Our customized approach ensures you design a climate action plan which supports your needs without unnecessary add-ons, whether you want to report to CDP, achieve corporate carbon neutrality goals, or simply keep pace with your competitor’s efforts.

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Read about our Climate Change and Life Cycle Assessment Qualifications in our Statement of Work

  • Customized tool development for evaluating Scope 1, 2, and 3carbon emissions
  • Create a baseline GHG inventory to build from in future years
  • Support facility and supplier data collection and analysis
  • Provide calculations and emissions factors for all Scope 3 categories, including Purchased Goods and Services
  • Advise setting organizational GHG reduction goals, including science-based targets
  • Advise in development of strategies to reduce GHG emissions and achieve corporate goals
  • Support in reporting to CDP, including report feedback and questionnaire completion
  • Life cycle assessments of products – integrate product LCAs into your company planning
  • Our integrated, easy-to-use software tool provides one platform to evaluate Scope 1, 2, and all 3 categories
  • Reduced data collection, minimizing time and effort required
  • Our databases are significantly more accurate than competitors, meaning you don’t overestimate your Scope 3 carbon footprint
  • Effective planning of supplier engagement strategies, through our 20 years of experience in supply chain GHG analysis
  • Customized service; craft a climate action plan that satisfies your needs
  • Our expert team can take your Scope 3 data and generate product LCAs for EPDs, product marketing, and other initiatives
Our Team
Aditi Suresh | Corporate Sustainability & Life Cycle Assessment Associate
Ms. Suresh conducts cradle-to-grave GHG inventories for a wide range of industries and clients. During her time at SCS, she has worked on LCA projects related to apparel and fiber manufacturing, timber extraction, furniture manufacture, and more. Ms. Suresh has a M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.S. in Chemical Technology from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India.
Jeremie Hakian | Assessment Associate
Mr. Hakian conducts LCAs for a wide range of industries and clients, using LCA software including SimaPro and openLCA. Mr. Hakian has a M.S. in Master of Environmental Science & Management from the Bren School at UC Santa Barbara, and a B.A. from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Keith Killpack | Manager of Life Cycle Assessment Services & Life Cycle Assessment Practitioner
Mr. Killpack has 8 years of experience providing support completing dozens of cradle-to-grave GHG inventories for products like biofuels, metals, furniture, carpet, and chemicals. Mr. Killpack has also helped develop methods to analyze GHG emissions associated with whole buildings operation, design and construction, building occupancy, maintenance and operations, upgrades, and decommissioning. Mr. Killpack has a M.S. in Pollution Prevention and Remediation, Water Resources Management from the Bren School at UC Santa Barbara, and a B.S. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from UC Santa Barbara.
Tiffany Mayville | Program Coordinator
Ms. Mayville is responsible for managing the GHG Program’s quality systems to ensure compliance with the applicable ANSI accreditation. She has technical expertise in numerous GHG offset and footprint standards and methodologies. Ms. Mayville holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Christie Pollet-Young | Director, Greenhouse Gas Verification Program
Ms. Pollet-Young is a forest ecologist, conservationist, and natural resources management professional with over 20 years of experience. Her specialization is in the verification of carbon offset projects and greenhouse gas inventories around the globe. Internationally, Ms. Pollet-Young has participated in the assessment of various REDD, Afforestation, and Improved Forest Management projects and methodology assessments.
Tobias Schultz | Manager of Corporate Sustainability Services & Life Cycle Assessment Practitioner
Mr. Schultz has 8 years of experience completing Scope 1, 2, and 3, GHG inventories and life cycle assessments for clients in many industries, including paper, steel, aluminum, zinc, glass, biopolymers, electricity generation and transmission, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, plastics, and more. Mr. Schultz is also an active member of the US Technical Advisory Group on LCA to ISO Technical Committee 207. He has a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley, and a B.S. in Physics from UC Santa Cruz.
Gerard Mansell | Life Cycle Assessment Practitioner
Dr. Mansell has been completing GHG inventories for SCS since 2011. He is an expert in applying air dispersion models to assess the human health and other environmental impacts. Prior to joining SCS, Dr. Mansell conducted numerous air quality and emissions inventory modeling studies in an environmental consulting capacity, and was instrumental in the development of several regulatory air quality modeling systems.
Webinars and Videos

How to Generate Business Value from Corporate GHG Management

Are Scope 3 GHG Inventories for Purchased Goods & Services Credible?

Steps to Keep Pace with (and Go Beyond) your Competition’s GHG Management Planning

How to Develop a Company Plan for Carbon Neutrality.
Webinar Series Partnership between SCS and Arbor Day Foundation. 3 parts, July 27-August 10, 2016.

2016 CDP Reporting Webinar Series.

Measure, Reduce, and Disclose Your Carbon Footprint.
Joint webinar, SCS Global Services and CDP. November 4, 2015.

Finding Ways to Postpone Climate Tipping Points using Updated Metrics.
Sustainable Silicon Valley Event. July 7, 2015, Santa Clara, California.

Supporting a universal eco-label with robust LCA : the US experience.
avnir LCA Conference 2012: Conference Proceedings. November 6, 2012. Lille, France.

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