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Baseline Emission Inventory (BEI)

Which is the baseline year for calculating the CO2 emissions?

The base year is the reference year against which your target shall be compared to. You are free to choose the year for which you can get the most comprehensive and reliable data. If you would like to compare your emission reduction with the EU target, then the recommended base year of the inventory is 1990.

> See the base years adopted by Covenant signatories here.


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