GHG reporting regulation News

  • Government review may threaten policy on GHG reporting

    The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) has voiced concerns about the environmental scheme which is already under review, despite only being introduced last year. Under the UK Government’s Smarter Guidance and Data Review, mandatory ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Locus Verifiers Accredited Under New California GHG Reporting Rule

    Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based environmental compliance and information management software, has been accredited by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to provide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions verification services. Locus is one of a select few companies to obtain this accreditation. Locus has provided verification services since 2010 ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • Government announces mandatory reporting of GHG for listed businesses from 01 October

    The need for effective energy management systems will increase as new government legislation for listed companies takes effect from 01 October 2013. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced that companies listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange must report their organisation’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), as part ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • EICC and BSR`s carbon reporting system promotes GHG emissions management in the electronics industry

    The Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and BSR have released "A Practical Approach to Greening the Electronics Supply Chain," a report that reflects on the EICC"s ...

  • More Than 120 Groups Report Lobbying Congress on Existing Power Plant Regulations

    At least 120 groups ranging from large publicly traded companies to environmental organizations continued strong lobbying efforts directed at Congress this quarter on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regulations to curb carbon pollution from power plants. Many of those groups focused their attention on legislation in the Senate (S. 1905) that would curtail the EPA's authority to ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Canadian companies, GHG emissions and the trusted advisor

    Green House Gas Emissions have become a very real global business and shareholder value issue. Climate change has fundamentally altered the rules for doing business for many Canadian corporations, and for many corporate executives, this is unchartered territory. Governments are introducing legislation and regulations for measuring, verifying, reporting, and reducing GSG emissions. The complex ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Regulating Carbon Emissions in Canada

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has issued a report analyzing three policy proposals currently in play to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada, and recommends alternatives to what is being contemplated by governments and the oil and gas industry. Notes the Institute, the provinces, Canada and the oil and gas industry are under pressure to ramp up ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Emissions from shipping to be regulated

    Market-based measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping will be among the key items on the agenda of the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), when it meets for its 63rd session from 27 February to 2 March 2012, at IMO Headquarters in London. The MEPC will continue to consider a number of proposals for ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA finds greenhouse gases (GHGs) harmful

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) makes emissions reporting mandatory A major cause of climate change is the harm that is done to the Earth by man-made chemicals. Whilst chemicals, such as those used to produce day by day items, operate equipment and generally make life easier, are necessary, they present a threat to the environment. EPA Place Limits on GHGsGovernments around the world ...


    By Verisae

  • Reducing GHG emissions in Canada`s transportation system

    A new report from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) says that a $1.5 billion strategic investment in clean technology would enable Canada’s industrial freight transportation sector to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 49% by 2030. The SD Business Case(TM) on Industrial Freight Transportation forecasts that without tackling the problem, growth in the sector will see greenhouse gas ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Aviation industry faces pressure to stop GHG threat

    If commercial aviation were a country, it would rank seventh in global greenhouse gas emissions according to a recent report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The aviation industry ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Who is building our global GHG MRV infrastructure?

    Sometimes it feels quite lonely here at GHG Management Institute headquarters. Toiling away trying to do what we think is needed to support the future of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation policy. While most people who pay attention to the issue are obsessed with the politics of the moment, we work away behind the scenes thinking about and building infrastructure for the long-run. Indeed in ...

  • Canada moving closer to 2020 target for GHG emissions reductions

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) estimates new federal regulations combined with provincial actions will achieve nearly half the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions Canada has targeted under the Copenhagen Accord. "Many Canadian GHG emitters are facing carbon costs consistent with emitters in the European Union and at levels well above competitors in the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Trinity receives accreditation to perform AB 32 GHG verification

    Trinity Consultants announces that it has been approved as an accredited verification body by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to perform verification of greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting under the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32). Under the regulation, affected organizations must measure, calculate, report, and verify their GHG emissions if they are in affected ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • TDX Power Selects Enviance To Manage GHG and Air Emissions

    Enviance, Inc., a global provider of Environmental ERP (EERP) solutions that measure, manage, report and reduce environmental and regulatory risks, announced today that TDX Power, Inc. has selected Enviance’s cloud-based environmental management software to track and report GHG inventory and air emissions at the company’s electric utilities facility in Alaska. In addition to owning ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • 50 companies generate three-quarters of world`s GHG Emissions

    "What is driving climate change action in the world's largest companies?" asks the Report by the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) in its Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013. Findings showed that 50 companies - 10% of the Global 500, produced 73% of the planet's greenhouse gases. The report, released September 12th, is co-written by CDP and PwC (Price WaterhouseCoopers International Limited) and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • The Chicago climate exchange closure, a vote for robust GHG MRV?

    In the wake of last week’s “wave” election in the United States significant attention has turned to sifting through the new political realities for climate policymaking in the US and beyond. As the climate world grapples with this political shift we would like to offer a slightly different take on the state of GHG management by pausing to examine a separate announcement that ...

  • CSM for sustainability and innovation management and reporting

    Tofuture-CSM (Corporate Sustainability Management) has been developed for sustainability data collecting, analysis and reporting including both non-financial and financial information. CSM covers all GRI indicators, it supports UNGC, the GHG Protocol and several other sustainability related standards, recommendations and regulations. CSM allows choosing key performance indicators from the GRI ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • Is Canada ready for a “Cap and Trade” system? The importance of setting standards in the GHG profession

    To entice companies to comply with greenhouse gas emission reduction targets regulators are looking into financial trading tools.One popular idea is to set a maximum emission level for a company, industry, or political jurisdiction otherwise known as a “cap” and then allow polluters to buy emission reduction credits from people who have a positive impact on emissions reduction.The first step in ...


    By ECO Canada

  • Forest carbon offsetting report 2010

    EcoSecurities, Conservation International, Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA), ClimateBiz and the Norton Rose Group have collaborated to find out what more than 157 global, multinational and regional organisations think about forestry and forest carbon offsetting projects. Some of the key findings of the survey include: Positive attitudes towards forest ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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