|Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) publishes first assessment report
|Earth Summit, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiated
|The UNFCCC entered into force
|IPCC publishes second assessment report
|Kyoto Protocol negotiated
|IPCC publishes third assessment report
|World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) publishes initial GHG Protocol corporate accounting standard
|E-learning training program launched by the UNFCCC for GHG inventory compliance expert review teams, developed and taught by future staff of GHG Management Institute
|Experts at ClimateCHECK develop training courses for GHG verification and GHG accounting based on ISO 14064 and GHG Protocol
|Kyoto Protocol entered into force
|WRI/WBCSD GHG Protocol for Project Accounting published
|GHG Experts Network launched with funding by UNDP as a precursor to the GHG Management Institute
|Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) begins operation
|The leaders of ClimateCHECK, the GHG Experts Network, and GoVida e-Learning begin discussions on formation of a global training and professional institute for GHG experts. Earth Council Geneva with support the Swiss Development Cooperation Agency contributes to help finance pilot course.
|2007 – 2011
|GHG Management Institute organizes an advisory board to provide strategic guidance and serve as a thoughtful sounding board for the Institute during the initial period following the launch of the Institute
|IPCC publishes fourth assessment report
|GHG Management Institute incorporated as a nonprofit organization
|GHG Management Institute publicly launched!
|Carbon Disclosure Project signs partnership agreement with GHG Management Institute
|Offset Quality Initiative (OQI) launched with the GHG Management Institute as a founding member
|World Resources Institute signs partnership agreement with GHG Management Institute
|GHG Management Institute selected by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to develop accreditation system and mandatory training program for RGGI verifiers
|GHG Management Institute partners with Point Carbon to develop global online training program on carbon markets.
|GHG Management Institute partners with World Bank to develop global training program on CDM and Joint Implementation (JI)
|The UN’s Joint Implementation programme selects the GHG Management Institute to develop training program for verifier accreditation panels
|RGGI cap-and-trade program begins
|GHG Management Institute and Sequence Staffing release 2009 Greenhouse Gas and Climate Change Workforce Needs Assessment Survey Report
|GHG Management Institute trains Standards Council of Canada assessors on ISO 14064 and 14065
|GHG Management Institute partners with Harvard University Extension School to teach graduate course in sustainability, GHG management and accounting.
|GHG Management Institute launches new global membership program and publishes its first biennial report.
|The Institute launches Greenhouse Gas Measurement and Management, the leading peer-reviewed scholarly journal for researchers and professionals (published by Taylor & Francis).
|GHGMI publishes their 2009 base year GHG emissions inventory report.
|The Institute publishes its first emissions inventory showing emissions less than half that of other peer organizations and showing the effectiveness of its virtual organization model.
|The Institute launches the world’s first and only professional certification for GHG practitioners—the EP(GHG)—accredited to ISO standards in partnership with Environmental Careers Organization of Canada.
|The Institute opens offices in Europe and Asia.
|A groundbreaking course series on the IPCC Guidelines is launched providing the first globally accessible, deeply rigorous, and comprehensive training resource on GHG measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) methodologies.
|The GHGMM journal merges with Carbon Management journal to form a combined larger scholarly peer-reviewed publication.
|The Carbon Institute is launched as an initiative of GHGMI, focused on government-academic partnerships in terrestrial carbon accounting education. It is awarded a €2M grant from the German government.
|The Paris Agreement enters into force. The Institute devotes expanded efforts to engage in country-driven capacity building initiatives.
|The Institute convenes and organizes the Coalition on Paris Agreement Capacity Building. The Coalition publishes a globally circulated strategy document to accelerate and coordinate effort to help 196 countries strengthen their institutional capacity and workforce.
|GHGMI continues to expand its academic partnerships. An accredited Graduate Certificate in GHG Management from The George Washington University is launched.
|The Carbon Institute wins the Mulago conservation fellowship for social entrepreneurs.
|GHGMI launches, jointly with the UNFCCC secretariat, the Caribbean Cooperative MRV Hub with a €3M grant from the German government and additional cofinancing from UNDP/UNEP Global Support Programme. GHGMI also begins implementing the first approved project under the GEF Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) in Kenya.
|GHGMI launches new non-profit organization office in Italy, based in Roma.
|In a joint activity with the UNFCCC, GHGMI delivers its single largest online cohort of learners to-date through its Education Program, training 1000 developing country national experts from around the world in the IPCC Guidelines.
|GHGMI now has alumni in 187 countries (8 short of every country in the world) and over 11,500 members. GHGMI and Stockholm Environment Institute jointly launch groundbreaking online guide on purchasing high-quality carbon offset credits and broader carbon management strategies for organizations at www.offsetguide.org.
|GHGMI publishes their 2019 GHG emissions inventory report.