Emissions Reporting: Different Standards, Different Results

Valk, Vincent
December 2009
Chemical Week;12/21/2009, Vol. 171 Issue 31, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the results of an analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reporting practices at top companies in "Chemical Week's" 2009 Billion Dollar Club which reveal that a wide variety of reporting practices and varying results. It notes that many companies do not report GHG emissions, which include Dow Chemical and DuPont. Data used in the analysis were from reports to the Carbon Disclosure Project, a voluntary GHG reporting initiative. It found that emissions vary across industry sectors on a per-sales basis.


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