UK Pushes For Mandatory Emissions Reporting
A new amendment added to the UK’s Climate Change Bill will make it mandatory for companies whose stock is listed on the stock exchange to include carbon emission information in their annual business report, The Independent reports. These
Lord Rooker, the environment minister, bowed to pressure from a coalition of backbench MPs and non-governmental organizations – among them Christian Aid and the WWF – to include the amendment at the end of the third reading in the House of Lords.
Alan Duncan, Conservative spokesman for business, enterprise and regulatory reform, said that while the idea of emissions reporting sounds good, no standard auditing process has been established. It’s impossible to expect businesses to comply – particularly smaller businesses that are already overwhelmed by heaps of red tape,” Duncan said.
Energy Manager News
- Two Studies Show the State of Energy Efficiency
- Phoenix Airport LED Project Moves Along
- Maine Businesses Shut Out of Power Program
- Stay Cool This Summer While Avoiding These Common Summer Pitfalls
- Coalition Seeks to Stop SCE&G’s Blank Check
- NARUC Releases DER Draft Rate Design Manual
- Behind the Meter Podcast: Pushing Sustainability, Efficiency with Green Leases
- The Tricky World of Portable Commercial Air Conditioners