greenhouse gas verification News

  • BSI achieves greenhouse gas emissions verification

    BSI Management Systems America, Inc. (BSI) was recently awarded accreditation to ISO 14065 for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission verification from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This accreditation places BSI amongst the few recognized GHG emission verification bodies in North America. As global warming concerns continue to command our attention in Canada and the world, the need for ...


  • Ernst & Young Achieves ANSI Accreditation for Greenhouse Gas Emission Verification

      Initiative helps boost consumer, industry, and government confidence in greenhouse gas reporting NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, is pleased to announce the accreditation of ...

  • Locus technologies offers greenhouse gas emissions verification services

    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 just a few companies to obtain this accreditation. The accreditation allows Locus to provide verification services for GHG ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • BSI becomes world leader in greenhouse gas emissions verification

    BSI Management Systems America, Inc. (BSI) recently achieved US accreditation to ISO 14065 for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission verification services from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This accreditation validates BSI's global expertise in verifying GHG emission and reduction assertions, placing the world's most prominent independent management assurance service provider amongst ...


    By BSI

  • NSWMA and SWANA comment on EPA greenhouse gas reporting

    In a joint letter to the US EPA, the National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) commented on the agency’s draft mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting and its potential impact on municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills. As the EPA proceeds with requirements identifying reporting sectors in this rulemaking process, NSWMA and SWANA ...

  • International organizations to cooperate on greenhouse gas accounting

    In a move that will bolster confidence among the growing number of companies seeking to understand and manage their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, three organizations today announced that they will work together to promote their GHG accounting and reporting standards. ISO (International Organization for Standardization), the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for ...

  • A&WMA issues call for abstracts for greenhouse gas measurement symposium

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has issued a call for abstracts for the first international Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Measurement Symposium, to be held March 23-24, 2009, in San Francisco, CA. The symposium will provide a forum to discuss novel concepts in GHG emission source measurement, measurement-based modeling, and surrogate-monitoring assessment in the context of future ...

  • World`s first ISO accredited greenhouse gas professional certification

    The Greenhouse Gas Management Instituteand the Environmental Careers Organization of Canada (ECO Canada) have announced a global personnel certification program for "carbon management" professionals. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA releases proposed mandatory greenhouse gas reporting rule

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a comprehensive, national system for reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the authority of the Clean Air Act. Published in the Federal Register on April 10, 2009, the ...


    By CSA Standards

  • Carbon Disclosure Project joins Greenhouse Gas Management Institute

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has agreed to partner with the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute, a nonprofit focused on training and education. The GHG Management Institute offers online courses on how to measure, account and manage GHG emissions that cause global climate change. “Its mission is to train and develop a community of experts with the highest standards of professional practice ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • First Environment Completes Kodak’s Worldwide Greenhouse Gas Inventory for 2005

    Boonton, NJ: First Environment, a worldwide leader in environmental management and sustainability, announced today that it has successfully completed the third-party certification process of Eastman Kodak Company’s 2005 global greenhouse gas emissions. Kodak reports their emissions inventory to the California Climate Action Registry, a non-profit public/private partnership that helps ...


    By First Environment, Inc.

  • Xcel Energy Continues to Lead the Way in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Xcel Energy is leading the way in reducing carbon dioxide emissions, and is now the first U.S. utility to verify and register all of its greenhouse gas emissions data with The Climate Registry for seven consecutive years. The company’s emissions reporting validates Xcel Energy’s more than 20 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions in the last decade. “Xcel Energy ...


    By Xcel Energy

  • Companies road test new greenhouse gas accounting standards

    More than 60 companies have completed the road testing of new global standards designed to help measure the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of their products and supply chains. Developed by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New global initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from peatlands

    Today, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the non-governmental organisation Wetlands International launch ‘The Organic Soils and Peatlands Climate Change Mitigation Initiative’. The ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) a major theme at the UN climate negotiations

    More than 190 countries gathered in Lima, Peru in December 2014 to debate a future agreement to limit our carbon emissions to avoid dangerous climate change. Members of the Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) attended and presented its work to measure and verify greenhouse gas emissions and to follow the debate about how progress will be measured in the ...

  • Largest global companies are failing to report on greenhouse gas emissions

    New research from the Environmental Investment Organisation (EIO), a climate change and finance think tank, shows that the level of public disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions among the world's largest 800 companies is unacceptably poor. Only 37% of companies are reporting complete data and correctly adopting the basic principles of greenhouse gas emissions reporting. Only 21% had their data ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • GL conducts Clean Shipping Index verification for Bit Viking

    Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has undertaken its first Clean Shipping Index (CSI) verification for the product tanker Bit Viking. GL issued the vessel with a Statement of Compliance confirming that the data submitted by owner Tarbit Shipping meets the requirements of the Index, an essential step for ensuring the usefulness and transparency of the data provided for the new project. GL was authorised to ...


  • Measurement, Reporting, and Verification (MRV): The task at hand at COP17 Durban

    You can’t manage what you can’t measure. This is one reason it is important to track countries’ individual and aggregate progress in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Next week, COP17 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Durban will mark an essential milestone in the design of an effective system to “measure, report, and ...

  • Trina Solar Completes BSI Product Carbon Footprint Verification

    Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced thatit has obtained Carbon Footprint Verification (the "Verification") for the Company's solar PV modules from the British Standards Institution (BSI), a leading international standards and certification body. In accordance with PAS ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

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