OpenCO2.net

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What is OpenCO2.net?

OpenCO2.net is a carbon footprint platform developed by Clonet. On OpenCO2.net, you will find Finland’s most extensive emission factor database and standards-based tools to promote companies’ journey towards carbon neutrality.

The tools allow businesses effortlessly and reliably to determine and monitor their greenhouse gas emissions, model the emission trends, find relevant and reliable emission factors and increase their positive carbon handprint.

It is also possible to create various customized emission calculators on the platform.

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Why choose OpenCO2.net?

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Standards-based

Our calculators are based on the world’s best-known and most used standards. The organization-specific carbon footprint calculator is based on the Greenhouse Gas Protocol standards, and the product-specific carbon footprint calculator on the ISO 14067 standard.

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Finland's most extensive emissions database

Constantly growing emissions database is the most extensive one in Finland. We have collected the emission factors from the best sources, such as statistics, publications of research institutes, scientific articles, and directly from companies that have calculated the carbon footprints of their products. The database is updated twice a month.

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Developed by experts

The platform has been developed by experts, and the needs of companies have been taken into account in the development process. The development work is based on the latest scientific information and the best-known international standards. DNV has validated the calculation methods and data collection process of OpenCO2.net.

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For a variety of uses

The service is industry-independent. We have clients from small SMEs to listed companies, start-ups, and industry associations. OpenCO2.net is suitable for calculating the carbon footprint of both an individual product and the whole company. You can also calculate your positive carbon handprint on our platform.

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Easy to use

OpenCO2.net is a browser-based solution that is easy to use and intelligible. You don’t have to be an expert on life cycle assessment to get reliable information on your carbon footprint. There is also an API to the OpenCO2.net’s emissions database.

Services and tools for companies

OpenCO2.net carbon footprint platform is Finland’s most comprehensive toolbox for businesses’ carbon footprint work. The paid service includes the following tools:

  • Company and product carbon footprint calculators
  • Carbon handprint calculator
  • Comprehensive emissions database
  • Carbon Footprint Label
  • Emission monitoring tool
  • Emission scenario tool
  • CO2 converter
  • Training

In addition, we can implement various customized calculators for companies, which make it possible to quickly and inexpensively calculate the carbon footprint of the entire product range

Tools for companies

Free tools

Search for low-emission products or services and determine the climate impact of your consumption choices.

Emissions database

Look for low-emission products and services.

CO2 Converter

Put the amount of your emissions into perspective.

CO2 commuting calculator

See how much your commuting causes emissions.

CO2 heating calculator

See how much your home's heating is causing emissions.

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