iso 14064 Articles

  • Climate Change Verification Comes Of Age: ISO 14064

    Since the mid 90’s SGS has been providing Greenhouse Gas Verification services for our clients, and now, with the rise in prominence of Climate Change and the release of ISO 14064, this service is coming into its prime. SGS is accredited for, and active in, all the credible schemes around the globe. From Kyoto Projects to the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, from the California Climate Action ...


    By SGS North America Inc

  • Launching of ISO 14064 for greenhouse gas accounting and verification

    ISO was preparing to launch its new international greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting and verification standards – the three-part ISO 14064 – when this issue of ISO Management Systems went to press. ISO’s goal in developing the standards is to provide a set of unambiguous and verifiable requirements or specifications to support organizations and proponents of GHG emission reduction projects. When ...


    By CSA Standards

  • International Organization for Standardization Develops GHG Standards with ClimateCHECK

    Since 2002, ClimateCHECK co-founder Tom Baumann has worked with the International Organization for Standardization to author the ISO 14064 International Greenhouse Gas Standard and related protocols, to develop and deliver related training courses, and to design and manage GHG programs. Baumann was the main author of ISO 14064-2 between 2002 and 2006, when it was published. He continues to ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Linking greenhouse gas markets around the world

    Shortly after the publication of the ISO 14064 standards for greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting and verification in March 2006, the climate change sector embraced these policy-neutral tools, developed by 175 experts from around the world between 2002 and 2006. The relevance of ISO 14064 is witnessed by its adoption (with modifications in some cases) or recommendation by leading GHG programs and ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • International Organization for Standardization Develops GHG Standards with ClimateCHECK

    Since 2002, ClimateCHECK co-founder Tom Baumann has worked with the International Organization for Standardization to author the ISO 14064 International Greenhouse Gas Standard and related protocols, todevelop and deliver related training courses, and to design and manage GHG programs. Baumann was the main author of ISO 14064-2 between 2002 and 2006, when it was published. He continues to serve ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Chris Mee Safety Engineering to offer CSA America GHG Management Training Program in Ireland and the United Kingdom

    CSA America is pleased to announce that Chris Mee Safety Engineering (CMSE) will offer the CSA GHG Management Training Program in Ireland and the United Kingdom. The courses—identical to those offered by CSA Education & Training in North America with the addition of regionally specific content that relates to European Union economy and industry—will be delivered by CMSE climate change and ...


    By CSA Standards

  • Understanding The Requirements of the Greenhouse Gas Inventory Verification

    An introduction to the Greenhouse Gas Inventory specification requirements. It is a discussion about the structure of the ISO 14064 standard and the global application for GHG inventories and projects. This document provides an introduction to the Greenhouse Gas Inventory specification requirements. It is not intended to be a full explanation of the validation and verification standards, the ...


    By SGS

  • TEAM Program Gets SMART with ClimateCHECK

    TEAM is a Canadian government program that supports clean technology projects by providing funding at the pre-commercial stage. Because the program’s mandate limits support to projects that can prove greenhouse gas reductions, TEAM relies on consultants to complete the required GHG project reporting.Reports use the program-specifi c SMART methodology, considered to be the gold standard for GHG ...


    By ClimateCHECK

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    emission calculations at airports: a case study from Turkey

    Carbon footprint of airports is managed by Airport Council International (ACI) with the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme. It is a 'European Carbon Standard' for airports. The programme assesses and recognises the efforts of airports to manage and reduce their carbon emissions with four levels of certification: 'mapping', 'reduction', 'optimisation' and 'neutrality'. Airports must have ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Getting every ton of emissions right: An analysis of emission factors for purchased electricity in China

    In China, there are widespread errors on emission factors used to account for indirect emission from purchased electricity at the organizational level. Based on analysis of this working paper, if the wrong emission factors are used to account for purchased electricity in 2010, it could lead to over-estimation up to 49 percent in GHG emissions. Authors of this working paper argue that using ...

  • Climate Change Central Develops Nitrogen Quantification Protocols with ClimateCHECK

    Climate Change Central is a unique public-private partnership that promotes the development of innovative responses to global climate change. The organization helps Alberta businesses, governments and other stakeholders work together to pursue greenhouse gas reduction initiatives. In 2007, Climate Change Central was collaborating with Alberta Environment, an international agricultural product ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • CARIRI campions carbon footprint

    In an effort to increase awareness of greenhouse gas emissions, Cariri (Caribbean Industrial Research Institute) hosted a recent seminar. The forum focused on introducing organisations to the basics of measuring, and ultimately reducing, their greenhouse gas emissions. Two consultants from the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) facilitated the half-day session, which was held at the Cara Suites ...


    By CSA Standards

  • Mandatory Carbon Reporting for London Stock Exchange Listed Companies

    In June 2012 The UK’s Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg announced a new mandatory carbon reporting requirement for all main board companies on the London Stock Exchange (list of 1,370 companies here). This follows a public consultation last year where the majority supported making GHG ...


    By Accuvio

  • Success factors for small-medium enterprise ((sme)) engagement in greenhouse gas emissions trading markets

    Introduction This report identifies critical success factors influencing SME participation in the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions trading market. Proper identification of critical factors is needed to facilitate SMEs investments in projects resulting in GHG credits. Sustained investments by enterprises of all sizes, including large final emitters (LFEs) are required from all sectors to ...


    By CSA Standards

  • GHG quantification reporting and lifecycle assessment: does one size fit all?

    Corporate and government entities have been developing and reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emission inventories, some for well over a decade. The basis for developing these inventories has evolved from voluntary mechanisms (e.g., sustainability reports; registries like the DOE 1605(b) or The Climate Registry) to regulatory requirements (e.g., EU Emissions Trading Scheme, US EPA Mandatory Reporting ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Painting business green

    In the past ten years, environmental concerns have taken centre stage both in public perception and in business. Oliver Cann explores the growing call for change. Business, government and the environment - to say nothing of the media - have to coexist, but it is not always easy. Governments for their part signed up to the Kyoto Protocol in 1997 and agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to ...


  • Six drivers for the development of Green IT

    What are the forces pushing companies to green IT? Andie Stephens, Senior Consultant, Business Advice looks at six drivers for greener computing Dirty Data Earlier this year Greenpeace released a report titled "How Dirty is Your Data?" which ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Support for the development of professional standards increases as the Environment Sector expands

    With recent events such as the BP oil spill, professionals and employers worldwide are becoming wary of the potential risks they run when dealing with our fragile environment. Industry personnel have become acutely aware of the need for specific competencies, skills, and training within the workforce of the environmental sector. But in a sector where the range of specializations is vast, ...


    By ECO Canada

  • Greenhouse Gas Accounting Framework for Carbon Capture and Storage Projects

    Foreword Meeting the global challenge to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and avoid dangerous climate impacts requires deploying a portfolio of emission reduction technologies. We must both commit to broad and deep efficiencies in the way our societies’ consume energy and to significant increases in power supplies from low carbon energy sources. At the same time, it ...

  • Voluntary carbon market is fast becoming big business

    If anyone had doubts about the importance of the voluntary carbon market they would certainly have been overcome by the announcement last month by Merrill Lynch of a new carbon offset service to assist businesses to reduce emissions through voluntary offsets. In partnership with ICF International, Merrill Lynch’s new Green and Gold initiative is the latest in a series of moves by major financial ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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