Carbon tax is definitely happening in 2016. Businesses need to understand which of their activities will be taxed, the scale of the tax, and finally how they can reduce the financial exposure to the tax. Companies also need to understand and prepare for how taxation may impact them indirectly, e.g. escalated electricity tariffs. A carbon … Continued
CARBON FOOTPRINT, REPORTING AND MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU GET ON THE ROAD TO SUSTAINABILITY?
If you think that mandatory emissions reporting is something is the far distant future and you are adopting a wait and see attitude on carbon tax you are sadly mistaken. Mandatory emissions reporting for large emitters is on our doorstep. Under the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, reporting of annual Greenhouse Gas and pollutant emissions … Continued
The climate change debate today is largely irrelevant. Whether we like it or not, carbon taxation and mandatory emissions reporting is on the horizon. For many this represents the proverbial stick (without a carrot) approach, for others managing their carbon emissions represents significant opportunity, leading to cost reductions and improved market opportunities. Irrespective of the … Continued
The IPCC report has stated a 95% certainty that human activity is responsible for climate change and predicts that temperatures will continue to rise. The publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report, a rigorous scientific assessment of the facts and figures onclimate change, is providing fuel to both climate change believers and sceptics. The … Continued