09 Jun '11, 11pm

Carbon Management Pros Can Prove Skills with New Certification

Carbon Management Pros Can Prove Skills with New Certification

In a recent survey , more than half of carbon management professionals viewed their colleagues as incompetent. That's bad news in any industry, but it's perhaps worse for carbon management, where regulatory and environmental pressures are driving up demand for people who can (competently) quantify and verify greenhouse gas emissions for companies, countries and offset projects. Two nonprofits launched a new certification this week aimed at addressing both the quantity and quality of GHG professionals. The Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) and Eco-Canada have unveiled what they're billing as the world's first and only certification for carbon management professionals that is accredited under ISO (International Organization for Standardization ). "It's global in focus and basically gives people around the world a chance to prove and clarify their credentials," said...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/06/09/carbon-management...

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