Cotton (clothing fabric production)

The emission factor of a product indicates either the emissions of the life cycle (cradle-to-grave) or the emissions during manufacture (cradle-to-gate) of the product. The choice of the correct emission factor depends on the calculation that is being made. For example, the cradle-to-gate emission factor of a product is used in an industrial company's scope 3 calculations when calculating emissions from the purchase of raw materials. Also, the carbon footprint of a product often only includes the life cycle stages from cradle-to-gate. This is referred to as a partial carbon footprint.

Emission factor data: Cotton (clothing fabric production)

FieldValue
Emission factor categoryProduct
CountryGlobal
RegionXXXXXXXXXXXX
Company/OrganizationGanni
NameCotton (clothing fabric production), CO2 equivalent
Emission TypeXXXXXXXXXXXX
Emission factor14.50 kg/kg
CO2/CO2-equivalentCO2 equivalent
Life cycle stagesXXXXXXXXXXXX
Year updated2019
Year publishedXXXX
SourceGanni
VerifierXXXXXXXXXXXX
Eco-labelsXXXXXXXXXXXX
More informationXXXXXXXXXXXX
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