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Carbon Management Maturity Model

  • Shelley W. W. Zhou
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Abstract

Carbon management on the mitigation side has been discussed in detail in Chap.  4, with an elaboration on the carbon management process from measurement to offsetting. Chap.  5 then introduced the model of total carbon management, combining the mitigation approach to achieve carbon neutrality and how business could build climate resilience from the adaptation side. When all these (i.e. mitigation and adaptation) happen within the organizational boundary of a business, we call it vertical carbon management, that is, to minimizing emissions and managing material climate risks within the organization.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shelley W. W. Zhou
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  1. 1.Department of Civil & Environmental EngineeringHong Kong University of Science and TechnologyClear Water BayHong Kong

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