Business Carbon Footprint 2021


Updated for 2021 – measure your business carbon footprint with Clear’s free Carbon Footprint Audit Tool for Business! This spreadsheet allows your organisation (or event) to easily measure its carbon footprint offline using the correct emissions factors for 2021. Includes electricity emissions factors specific for 28 different countries, natural gas, heating oil, LPG, coal, wood, internet usage including email, TV streaming, 4K streaming, Zoom calls, Skype video calls, podcasts, music streaming, data downloads, OS and app updates, flights (with database of >6000 airports, allowing for class of travel, RFI & well-to-tank factors), hotels specific for 47 different countries, taxis, petrol & diesel autos/ cars, motorbikes, train journeys, bus journeys, couriers, fleet vehicles, air, sea, truck & train freight, commuting to work, mains water, waste water, materials used, recycled or sent to landfill (including cans, foil, batteries, books, clothing, compost, aggregates, asphalt, bricks, concrete, insulation, metals, plasterboard, wood, food & drink, glass, paper, plastics, scrap metal & electrical goods), aviation spirit, aviation turbine fuel, naptha, lubricants, petroleum coke, CNG and refrigerant gases (including CO2, methane, nitrous oxide, HFC-23, HFC-32, HFC-41, HFC-125, HFC-134, HFC-134a, HFC-143, HFC-143a, HFC-152a, HFC-227ea, HFC-236fa, HFC-245fa, HFC-43-10mee, PFC-14, PFC-116, PFC-218, PFC-318, PFC-3-1-10, PFC-4-1-12, PFC-5-1-14, SF6).

The spreadsheet automatically calculates total tCO2e for your organisation over the period you choose, with bar charts displaying splits by source and scope (1, 2 & 3) and pie charts displaying further breakdowns to better understand your data. Business Carbon Footprint 2020 can be used for QAS-Certified Carbon Offsets without any further data input, reducing administrative burden and speeding up finance flows into decarbonisation projects with the world’s highest standard for carbon offsetting.

By self-certifying, your organisation can avoid expensive consultancy fees, much the same way that smaller companies file their tax returns without the expense of an auditor. Once complete, please contact us at [email protected] for a no-obligation quote for QAS-Certified Carbon Offsets. Requires Microsoft Excel. Downloading this free Carbon Footprint Audit Tool creates an opt-in to receive limited emails relating to your download, which you are free to opt-out from any time you choose.


This product is QAS-Certified. It is independently audited every year to ensure it continues to meet stringent criteria for accurate calculation, transparency of information and correct matching against high quality carbon reduction projects. An independent accountant signs off every carbon offset purchase line-by-line during the process to ensure every tonne of carbon is accounted for.

Business Carbon Footprint 2021