ARCHIVE: Methodology to calculate embodied carbon, 1st edition (May 2014-June 2018)

This global guidance note outlines a practical framework for quantity surveyors on how to calculate embodied carbon emissions associated with their projects.

The guidance note supersedes the 2012 RICS information paper Methodology to calculate embodied carbon of materials, 1st edition which was aimed at a UK audience.

This document is no longer current but can be referred to as information. If you have trouble accessing it please email

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