Scope 3

Emissions classified as Scope 3 are far the largest proportion of emissions under current GHG Protocol Standards - Apples 2020 report shows that their Scope 3 emissions count for a massive 99.8% of their total emissions for that fiscal year.

Scope 3 emissions include all outsourced or purchased goods or services. For digital this includes:

  • Online tools
  • Web hosting
  • Email hosting
  • Cloud storage
  • Cloud-based office tools
  • Infrastructure for internal tools