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Lubricant industry needs carbon measurement standard

25 May 2022

An industry standard is required for the lubricant sector to become more transparent and measure and analyse its carbon footprint in a clear way, Chevron technical product manager Mika Kettunen said.

The industry needs a standard, consistent way of measuring its carbon footprint, Infineum sustainability director Maurizio Abbondanza concurred.

Further, there is a need to establish some industry-wide framework agreement when it comes to sustainability, BASF sustainability director Geoff Mackey said.

Global consistency and standardisation of climate reporting and measurement is crucial, financial sector leaders and a UK government representative said earlier this month.

By Gabriella Twining

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