Have you ever wondered what it means to calculate an operational carbon footprint? Or how does a business establish a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions baseline and target reduction? This Lab will walk organizations through the basics of carbon accounting, starting with the basics of greenhouse gases, emission factors and the differences between Scope 1, 2 & 3 emissions. Learn from Erika Mayer, Manager, Energy Strategies and Quality Assurance at EnviroCentre and Fin MacDonald, Sustainability Analyst at Morrison Hershfield as they take you through the ins-and-outs of calculating your businesses carbon footprint. Join us at our first Carbon 613 Lab on Thursday October 1st at Invest Ottawa from 7:30AM - 9:30AM. Location: Invest Ottawa, 80 Aberdeen Street, Suite 100, Ottawa, On K1S 5R5. Lab 1 Agenda 7:30 AM - Doors open & light breakfast 7:50 AM - Opening Remarks 8:00 AM - Lab Session Starts with Erika Mayer & Fin MacDonald 9:00 AM - Q & A & Networking 9:30 AM - Wrap up What is Carbon 613? EnviroCentre's own made-in-Ottawa carbon-reduction program is now Carbon 613. Carbon 613 helps local businesses to achieve their sustainability goals. This results-focused program will support businesses to set targets to reduce their carbon impact, track their results and publicly celebrate the progress made. Every year will feature a comprehensive series of Carbon 613 events, ranging from small Carbon 613 Labs, to larger Carbon 613 Seminars, culminating in our Annual Evening of Recognition at the end of the season. What is a Carbon 613 Lab? Carbon 613 Labs will dive into sustainability best practices for businesses. Facilitated by sustainability experts, the goal of these labs is to give Carbon 613 members the knowledge and tools necessary to implement sustainability measures in their own organizations.