Module 6: Measuring GHG Emissions to Minimise Carbon Footprint

March 25, 2022 (FRI). 9:00am - 5:00pm (GMT+8)


According to UN’s Race to Zero Campaign, currently there are 5,235 businesses have pledged net zero by 2050. The course will explain the concept of net zero and how it relates to corporate activities. It will also equip the participants with the standards, approaches and practical tools used for GHG measurement and carbon management at the company level. With the basic knowledge and hands-on experiences, participants could be better prepared for their company’s net zero strategy.


This one-day course will be comprised of three sessions:
  • Climate change basics (why it relates to business activities)
  • Carbon accounting method for corporate
  • Net zero and carbon management tool


09:00 – 10:00

GHG effects and anthropogenic evidence

10:00 – 10:30

Climate change consequences

10:30 – 11:00

Global commitment

11:00 – 11:30

Carbon footprint concepts

11:30 – 12:30

GHG measurement (define boundaries)

1230 – 13:30


13:30 – 14:30

GHG measurement (quantification)

14:30 – 15:30

Net zero means for business

15:30 – 16:30

Carbon management steps

16:30 – 17:00

Wrap up

Shelley holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Philosophy degree in Civil Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Shelley opened a carbon management course in 2010 and currently is the Adjunct Associate Professor at HKUST.

Ir Dr Zhou, a dedicated sustainability professional, has about 20 years’ experience in corporate sustainability, environmental and carbon management consultancy, new energy and biotechnology in Hong Kong, China and Singapore. From 2016 to 2019, Ir Dr Zhou was Chief Executive of the University of Edinburgh Hong Kong Centre for Carbon Innovation responsible for driving innovation business development and research projects in Hong Kong. Prior to this, she helped establish the sustainability function of The Hong Kong Jockey Club and has been in charge of delivering the Club’s strategic sustainability performance and reporting for seven years.

Ir Dr Zhou, currently leads ESG services in APAC for Capco and she is an expert advisor at a leading ESG and carbon consulting firm in Hong Kong. Shelley has led and delivered numerous carbon consultancy project in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Singapore, covering banking, financial, properties, retail sectors.