Does the supplier need to provide an LCA analysis and do ISCC PLUS certified companies have to calculate GHG emissions?

ISCC provides a detailed guidance on GHG emission calculation and verification. While for the road transport mandatory, certified operators for industrial applications can include carbon footprint calculations via the voluntary GHG add-on. Please find more information in the ISCC System Document 205 – GHG Emissions and in the ISCC PLUS System Document.

ISCC EU 205 – Greenhouse Gas Emissions (v4.0, 01 July 2021)

The purpose of the document “Greenhouse Gas Emissions” is to explain the options for stating greenhouse gas (GHG) emission values along the supply chain and to provide the methodology, rules and guidelines for calculating and verifying GHG emissions and emission reductions.

ISCC PLUS System Document (v3.3, valid from 31 August 2021 until 05 March 2024)

ISCC PLUS System Document (v3.4.1, valid from 01 September 2023, mandatory from 06 March 2024)

This document presents the ISCC PLUS certification system, including governance, system basics and the certification scopes. In case of any inconsistency between the English version and the Japanese translation, the English language version shall prevail and be deemed binding on parties involved.