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What Companies Need to Know About Reporting Scope 2 Emissions

What Companies Need to Know About Reporting Scope 2 Emissions

When companies disclose their emissions to environmental disclosure reporting organization CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) this year, they will need to calculate their scope 2 emissions from purchased electricity differently, using the new GHG Protocol Scope 2 Guidance. Getting a handle on how to report scope 2 emissions now will … Read more »

Xcel Energy ‘On Track’ to 30% Carbon Footprint Reduction by 2020

Xcel Energy says it’s the first US 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 achieved … Read more »

University of California to Keep Fossil Fuel Investments

The University of California announced a set of climate change initiatives this week to make the system more sustainable, but stopped short of divesting fossil fuel investments from its $91 billion portfolio. The recommendation not to divest was one of the findings of the president’s Task Force on Sustainable Investing. … Read more »

Two Climate Leaders Recognized

The Hartford and Hasbro were recognized by EPA in the third annual Climate Leadership Awards for greenhouse gas management policies. The Hartford of Hartford, Conn., received the “Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management – Goal Achievement Award.” The Hartford set a GHG emissions reduction goal of 20 percent by 2017, and … Read more »

Climate Leadership Awards Given

Fifteen organizations and two individuals were recognized as the 2014 winners of Climate Leadership Awards. The awards are given by the EPA’s Center for Corporate Climate Leadership, in collaboration with the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), the Association of Climate Change Officers and The Climate Registry. Awardees came … Read more »

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Meets GHG Goal Two Years Early

Northrop Grumman Corporation today said it has achieved its greenhouse gas reduction goal of 25 percent in three years, two years ahead of plan. In 2012, the global defense and security company realized a 25.3 percent GHG intensity reduction from its 2008 baseline, resulting in a 26.9 percent absolute emissions … Read more »

Delta

Delta Reduces GHGs 18.4% Since 2005

Delta Air Lines has lowered its annual greenhouse gas emissions by 8.5 million metric tons, an 18.4 percent reduction since 2005, according to the airline’s 2012 GHG emission inventories verified by the Climate Registry. Delta says its focus on third-party verification aligns with the data integrity component of the International … Read more »

Standards & Compliance Briefing: Climate Accounting, R2:2013 Standard, Water Aerator

A new voluntary consensus standard for climate accounting metrics is in development under the ANSI process, and is now nearing draft publication. LEO-SCS-002 complements international standards for life-cycle assessment, and is aligned with the most recent discoveries in the field of climate science. For example, the draft standard’s climate metrics … Read more »

Cisco, IBM, Intel Win Climate Leadership Awards

Intel, Cisco Systems and IBM are among the 23 Climate Leadership Award winners selected by the EPA, the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR). The second annual awards honor companies, organizations and individuals that reduce GHG emissions … Read more »

Delta Joins Climate Registry

Delta Air Lines has joined The Climate Registry with successful verification of its greenhouse gas emissions inventories from 2005 through 2010, making it the first legacy carrier to meet the requirements of the registry. The Climate Registry is a non-profit organization that operates the only carbon footprint registry in North … Read more »