Consumption-Based GHG Accounting 2020 Training Cohort

Last updated March 23, 2020

Session Dates [TBC]: Postponed until 2020 due to global Coronavirus pandemic.

Beginning in early 2021, ICLEI will host the “Consumption-Based Inventory Cohort”, a structured technical assistance program to guide local governments through the steps of creating a consumption based greenhouse gas inventory in real time. The Training Session is available to ICLEI USA members at no additional cost.

The 25-week Session will will assist up to 10 cities to create a consumption-based GHG inventory following either complentary frameworks for the U.S. Community Protocol (USCP) or procedures in line with those required by Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy’s Common Reporting Framework (CRF). 

By the end of the program, participants will have conducted a consumption-based GHG inventory to better influence GHG reduction measures for their community.

Contact your ICLEI Technical Advisor or email iclei-usa@iclei.org for details.

What assistance will you get?

Program participants will have exclusive access to the following resources:

  • Live, 1-hour web-based presentations
  • Peer exchange and learning
  • One-on-one assistance for the duration of the cohort

Trainings will be approximately every two weeks and recorded sessions and resources will be made available to all. Session materials will support participants in conducting a consumption-based GHG inventory. 

Who should participate?

Any ICLEI USA member city, town, county, or regional affiliate is eligible to participate. Priority will be given to local governments that have already completed a conventional GHG inventory.

Local governments working with interns are also welcome to apply.
The Consumption-Based Inventory Cohort has been postponed to 2021.


Session Schedule

Exact dates pending participant input.

Session 1: Intro to consumption based inventories

Session 2: Data needs and data collection

Session 3: Analysing national data

Session 4: Analyzing survey results

One-on-one check-ins

Session 5: Round robin on data analysis

Session 6: Policies, communicating results

Session 7: Takeaways and next steps

One-on-one, ongoing membership support

Ready to join the 2021 Consumption Based Inventory Cohort?

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