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Table 10 Availability assessment of primary data item - emission factors - equipment - required under the GHG Protocol for assessment of ICT emissions

From: Assessing the suitability of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol for calculation of emissions from public cloud computing workloads

GHG Protocol Description Data available to Cloud Vendor customers?
“factors for the embodied emissions of relevant IT equipment, ideally obtained from equipment manufacturers” No - no information is available about the type of underlying hardware so no emission factors can be calculated.