Regulatory Policy Design & Analysis Services
Over the years, we have worked with all levels of government domestically and internationally and with corporations large and small to develop policies and plans that have resulted in innovative, effective and sustainable emission reduction programs. From helping governments design effective climate change regulation to assisting large final emitters make sense of proposed climate change legislation, our experience, heritage and reputation in this field is second to none.
At Delphi, we have extensive experience in helping governments, regulatory bodies and inter-governmental agencies both design effective climate change policies and regulation and improve the effectiveness of existing policies, programs and regulation.
From the evaluation of climate change policies and programs in Canada, the U.S. and Europe to the design of climate change policy in Asia and Central and South America, we have contributed to some of the world’s most visible and innovative climate change programs.Experience speaks for itself! Some of our past projects include:
- Selected to provide carbon planning consulting services in a standing offer for the BC Government, ongoing
- Developed a technology roadmap for the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, 2009
- Prepared Climate Change and Canada’s Cities and Communities, a political and socio-economic study for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, 2007
- Prepared report to link climate change vulnerability impacts into national planning and regional cooperation initiative in Latin America for the Canadian International Development Agency, 2005
- Climate change advisor to the Aboriginal and Northern Climate Change Program for the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 2002 – 2004
- Retained as technical experts to manage, evaluate and prioritize unsolicited proposal submissions to the $100 million Canada Climate Change Development Fund for Canadian International Development Agency’s Asia Branch, 2001
Our 20-year history of helping governments and regulators design climate change policy is unrivalled and unique. This experience also means we have a significant advantage when helping corporate clients understand emerging government policy and develop strategies in response to climate change regulation.
Our thorough knowledge helps companies better understand government intentions, initiatives and policies so they can plan and implement effective strategies that go beyond compliance and create opportunities to reduce risk, increase productivity and enhance their reputation as a leader in their industry.
With existing cap-and-trade schemes in some North American jurisdictions and impending schemes planned for virtually all states and provinces on the continent, the regulatory landscape in North America is complex and evolving.
With in-depth knowledge and an understanding of compliance obligations, reporting requirements and offset eligibility across the continent and around the globe, we at Delphi have proven expertise at helping organizations ensure compliance today while planning for sustained efficiency and effectiveness tomorrow.Experience speaks for itself! Some of our past projects include:
- Prepared North American climate change regulatory jurisdictional review for CN, 2009
- Published North American Cap-and-Trade Regulation: An Overview of Compliance Obligations and Offset Eligibility, 2009
- Prepared study on potential Canadian offset supplies for multiple clients, 2008
- Prepared strategic approach to municipal community right-to-know by-law for Sanofi-Pasteur, 2008
- Provided guidance on the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s offset system for TransCanada, 2008
- Prepared and presented executive briefing Closing in on Industry – Kyoto Developments in Canada for BC Hydro, 2006
- Developed NGO engagement strategies for Environment Canada and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 2005
- Developed national climate change stakeholder strategy for CN, 2002
- Prepared an assessment of the impacts of the Kyoto Protocol on the forest product industry for Industry Canada’s Forest Sector Table, 1999