Carbon Accounting Masterclass

A masterclass in measuring your carbon footprint

Measuring your organisation’s carbon footprint is essential in developing its sustainability roadmap. Join us for this one-day masterclass, where we'll combine theoretical knowledge with case studies and practical experience.

Masterclass overview

Whether your organisation is preparing to meet incoming mandatory reporting requirements or taking strategic steps on its sustainability journey, this masterclass has been designed to provide you with an understanding of carbon accounting and the practical knowledge to get started.

We'll explore the first steps in approaching carbon accounting - or measuring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions - including establishing organisational and operational boundaries, an overview of the different scopes of emissions, and dive into the details and approaches to measuring Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 emissions.

Combining theoretical knowledge, case studies and practical examples, this masterclass will help you understand the real-world processes and considerations for measuring your organisation's carbon footprint.

Learning outcomes

Through this masterclass, you'll gain an understanding of and ability to explain:

  • Steps in measuring your carbon footprint
  • GHG accounting and reporting principles
  • Determine the inventory boundary
  • How to set organisational and operational boundaries 
  • Scopes of emissions, with a detailed view of Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3
  • Steps, considerations and methods for calculating emissions
  • Practical examples to help bring the process to life. 

Who should attend

CFOs and finance teams, sustainability managers, risk and compliance managers.

Event details and registration 

Cost:  $650 (including GST) per person
CPD:  Certificate supplied post-completion. Participants are to determine the relevance and amount of time this workshop counts towards their CPD.

Dates and locations


Thursday 23 May

9:00am – 5:00pm ACST



Tuesday 28 May

9:00am – 5:00pm AEST



Friday 10 May

9:00am – 5:00pm AEST



Friday 31 May

9:00am – 5:00pm AWST



Friday 24 May

9:00am – 5:00pm AEST



Friday 7 June

9:00am – 5:00pm AEST


Meet the presenter

Aletta Boshoff

Aletta Boshoff

Partner, Advisory
National Leader, IFRS & Corporate Reporting
National Leader, Sustainability


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