18 Apr '11, 10am

Businesses to have say on EU ETS reporting reforms

Businesses have been urged to provide their views on how the European Union should design new legislation aimed at improving the reliability of greenhouse gas emissions reporting required under the bloc's flagship cap-and-trade scheme. The European Commission's Climate Action department launched an eight-week public consultation late last week, seeking views on how it should adopt two new pieces of legislation as part of its Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) - one on monitoring and reporting and one on accreditation and verification. FURTHER READING Environmental campaigners angry as green laws labelled as red tape Official: Corporate sustainability works The new new EU ETS rules , slated to be implemented at the end of this year, aim to create a common reporting approach for industries across the EU. The Commission said that the development of a more standardised approach to...

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