Capítulo 5. Developing your Inventory

This chapter describes how a detailed resource inventory of your organization’s activities can be developed and maintained. The inter-linkages with the major reporting programs such as GRI and CDP are highlighted as are some of the ongoing inconsistencies. A system is outlined that allows for external auditing of your resource use data, which is critical when you are reporting as part of a larger supply chain, as well as ensuring you inventory provides accurate information for your organization. This system will be illustrated by a worked example which will show the practicalities and pitfalls of implementation.