Intertek’s CarbonClear independent emissions intensity certification program supports global companies on the path to carbon neutrality.

Sustainability is the movement of our time and organisations are improving performance and innovating to inspire climate action. The energy sector is a key part of this movement, by working to supply the world with low carbon solutions and ensure resilience in their value chain that secures sustainable energy for future generations. While globally-recognised frameworks for evaluating Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions are well established, energy producers are finding there is no existing framework that will allow for validating production emissions against peers in the marketplace. 


Independent Carbon Intensity Certification

CarbonClear Mark

Intertek CarbonClear is an independent carbon emissions intensity certification program verifying actual emissions incurred per unit produced and standardized by industry and lifecycle stage.  Building on its position as the industry-leading provider of Total Sustainability Assurance solutions, Intertek's CarbonClear Certification program provides a unique platform to consistently evaluate emissions across all supply chain stages, validate and disclose the carbon impact or intensity per project or across a company's portfolio, and identify key areas for emissions improvement versus peers and other industries, accelerating the transition to a lower-carbon economy. The world's first independent and standardized carbon intensity certification program for the energy industry and beyond.  
Carbon Transparency. Assured.


Independent Carbon-Neutral Certification

CarbonZero Mark

Intertek CarbonZero is an independent and traceable carbon neutral certification programme for products and services.  Intertek CarbonZero certifies the achievement of carbon neutrality by combining emissions intensity certifications such as CarbonClear, together with certification of traceable high-quality carbon capture or reduction investments.  Intertek CarbonZero certification enables companies worldwide to confidently market qualifying carbon neutral products and services as Intertek CarbonZero Verified, demonstrating tangible and auditable progress on the path to carbon neutrality.

Sustainability-conscious energy producing companies invest in a multitude of technologies, processes and applications to drive transformative and market-leading reductions in carbon emissions across their value chain. Intertek CarbonClear and CarbonZero support companies to authentically communicate reductions and carbon neutrality to consumers and differentiate their product in the market. 

Powered by our global network of technical experts, Intertek’s CarbonClear programme:

  • Enables new ways to qualify, market and inspire action toward decarbonising products and services in the transitions to a low carbon economy.
  • Accelerates investment and performance in carbon reduction strategies across traditional production sectors, creating step-change impact in sustainability for future generations.
  • Inspires confidence to demonstrate high-impact reductions to all relevant stakeholders, validate external claims, and form basis to benchmark capabilities vs peers while tracking performance year-over-year and claims of carbon neutrality.
  • Evaluates emissions across all aspects of production and informs operational decisions to achieve optimal carbon reduction.
  • Incentivises industry leadership and transparency in creating the lowest carbon production in the world.

For more than 100 years, sustainability services have been core to Intertek’s global business, with quality, safety and sustainability the foundations of driving sustainable growth across entire value chains. Our mission is to make the world a better and safer place by bringing Quality, Safety and Sustainability to life. Our unrivaled Total Quality Assurance footprint of over 1,000 labs and offices in more than 100 countries, along with our extensive knowledge of all industries' drive toward sustainable products and services leaves us uniquely positioned, through CarbonClear and CarbonZero, to help companies achieve the lowest carbon production in the world.

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