Continuing the positive trend in corporate greenhouse gas accounting, over 40 Indian companies launched the India GHG Inventory Program this week. The program is the latest national-level program for corporations to measure and manage their GHG emissions based on internationally recognized standards.
In the latest sign of progress on addressing greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries, 16 major Brazilian corporations will be implementing voluntary national program to measure and report emissions.
The Climate Registry has finalized its General Reporting Protocol, which provides a consistent framework for companies and organizations across North America to measure and publicly report their greenhouse gas emissions. To date, the Climate Registry has 126 reporting organizations, including WRI.
The U.S. Congress is debating national legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For a program like cap-and-trade to work, it must rely on a robust national greenhouse gas registry. What is a registry and what should one look like?