From Open Risk Manual


A Company is a contractor, vendor or service provider, legal person, including craft companies, trade, cooperative, temporary grouping of companies, consortium, consortium companies, and European Economic Interest Groups (EEIG), which offers on the market, respectively, the realization of works or structures, the supply of products, or the provision of services.

In the context of the GHG Protocol the term company is used as shorthand to refer to the entity developing a GHG Inventory, which may include any organization or institution, either public or private, such as businesses, corporations, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, assurers and verifiers, universities, etc.

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