This report provides a detailed description of the Clean Cargo Working Group's accounting methodology for carbon dioxide emissions. This industry-standard methodology is used by container carrier operators worldwide, representing more than 80 percent of global container cargo carried. Following the guidance in this report ensures its applicability and proper use for performing emissions calculations, benchmarking, and evaluation of performance.

The Clean Cargo Working Group will continue to engage with policymakers and other global initiatives to ensure this methodology remains in leading practice among global industry carbon-emissions-accounting methodologies.

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