On the Manage Settings, Application Settings screen, the dates are set for the start year, base year and financial period. These will determine how reports, charts and data management information are presented to the user in the main application.

  • The Start Year determines the start point of the dashboard charts and reports.
  • The Base Year is used by reports to measure change and performance of GHG, energy and other data relative to data in this baseline year.
  • The Financial Period is the Financial Year of the user’s organisation.


Step 1: Begin by navigating to settings section by selecting the settings menu icon on the top right side of the screen.

Step 2: Next select the “Manage Settings” button from the dropdown list, and when the next screen appears select the "Application Settings' button.

Step 3: In the Application Settings go to the second feature option Financial Year, click "Edit" and input the required information. Once this is completed click "Save" - the financial, base and start year are now set.