April 28, 2014 Climate Registered Member Exelon Corporation surpasses ambitious goal to eliminate carbon emissions seven years ahead of schedule.

April 18, 2014Cool Planet Member The Grand Del Mar undergoes retrofits and reduces energy consumption to shrink its carbon footprint. Learn more about the resort's green initiatives here.

April 18, 2014 Natural Capital Leaders Index recognizes Registry member PG&E as the only US "Decoupling Leader" for growing revenue while simultaneously reducing their environmental impact .

February 18, 2014 Natural Capital Leaders Index recognizes Registry member PG&E as the only US "Decoupling Leader" for growing revenue while simultaneously reducing their environmental impact .

February 18, 2014CDSB releases CDSB Framework Draft Consultation to promote and advance disclosure of environmental information. The expanded framework includes information on natural capital, namely forest risk commodities and water. Learn more here.

February 7, 2014Join the Climate Action Reserve for NACW, the longest running and most anticipated conference for discussing climate policy and carbon markets. The event will be held in San Francisco, March 26-28. More info here.

December 16, 2013The Natural Resource Agency released 'Safeguarding California: Reducing Climate Risk', an update to the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy." Link "Safeguarding California: Reducing Climate Risk.

December 16, 2013Registry Members the California Department of Public Health and UC Irvine receive the 2013 Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for Sustainable Practices. Congratulations!

December 10, 2013Small Businesses: Enter to Win a Free Year of Registry Membership by Completing the Small Business Survey. Due January 10th.

November 13, 2013UC Berkeley meets its aggressive GHG reduction goal two years ahead of schedule.

October 29, 2013Don't miss the 2014 A&WMA Annual Conference & Exhibition "Navigating Environmental Crossroads", June 24-27 in Long Beach, CA. Learn more and see the call for abstracts..

October 21, 2013Early Registration is Now Open for the 2014 Climate Leadership Conference, hosted February 24-26 in San Diego, California. Best Rates Expire December 12, 2013. Learn MORE.

October 15, 2013 The Climate Registry co-authors white paper that demonstrates how to address the climate impacts of California's water systems.

September 19, 2013 Architectural Digest featured Registry member Sokol Blosser's new tasting facility in the October issue. The facility conforms to Living Building Challenge standards and features a green roof and cantilevered overhangs that reduce heat and glare.

September 19, 2013 Registry member PG&E Corporation released its 2012 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report and is named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for continued leadership on issues of social, environmental and corporate responsibility.

September 17, 2013 Registry member Exelon Corp. is the top ranked U.S. electric utility in CDP's Global 500 report. Reporting and verifying through The Climate Registry gives the company the highest quality carbon data and a better CDP score.

August 9, 2013 UCLA rated one of the most sustainability universities in the nation by Princeton Review's Green Honor Roll.

August 6, 2013 Delta Air Lines has lowered its annual GHGs by 8.5 million metric tons, an 18.4% reduction since 2005.

August 2, 2013 Ford's 2014 F-150s will give customers the option to run on natural gas.

August 1, 2013 Shell leads on climate change with a self-imposed carbon emissions tax.

July 31, 2013 Manitoba introduces strategy for North America's first petcoke and coal heating ban as well as mandatory reporting.

July 29, 2013 Tower Companies is the first two-time winner of the DC Mayor's Sustainability Award.

July 22, 2013 3Degrees offers perspective on The Registry's recognition of RECs. Contact 3Degrees if you would like to purchase RECs to reduce your organization's carbon footprint.

July 18, 2013 Exelon presents its 2012 Corporate Sustainability Report, ensuring accurate accounting of GHGs by using The Registry standards.

July 16, 2013 Abt Associates announces its membership, alongside industry leaders, with The Climate Registry.

July 10, 2013 Known for its longtime commitment to environmental sustainability, the city of Davis was crowned the state's "Coolest California City" by the Air Resources Board.

May 22, 2013 USPS wins a whopping 10 awards in the Federal Green Challenges Award.

April 23, 2013 Tom Bowman of Registry member Bowman Design Group shows small businesses how to reduce GHGs and cut costs.

April 22, 2013 Delta releases 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report and is recognized in the Wall Street Journal. Delta CEO Richard Anderson said, "At Delta, we believe that transparency goes hand in hand with sustainability."

April 22, 2013 Registry Board Member Mary Nichols named one of Time's Top 100 of 2013. Congratulations, Mary! The recognition is well deserved.

April 19, 2013 Bentley Prince Street President & CEO, Ralph Grogan, wins SBC's Lifetime Business Achievement Award. Congrats from The Climate Registry!

April 19, 2013 Registry members Timberland and Clif Bar sign the Ceres Climate Declaration.

April 17, 2013 Innovative member Ford to cut vehicle waste 40% by 2016.

April 09, 2013 California Air Resources Board names Richard Corey new Executive Director. The Climate Registry congratulates Richard on his new position.

February 26, 2013 Hershey joins The Sustainability Consortium

January 29, 2013 Registry members dominate the GEELA awards, California's highest environmental honor. Sapphos Environmental, City of San Diego, Aquarium of the Pacific, State of California Department of General Services and Alamenda-Contra Costa Transit District win awards in different categories. Learn more here.

January 3, 2013 Registry member WRI and WBCSD released a sustainable procurement guide for wood and paper-based products. download

Please contact us if you have any questions about The Registry.

Massachusetts Greenhouse Gas Reporting

MassDEP Greenhouse Gas Reporting


The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has partnered with The Climate Registry to provide support services for the Massachusetts Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Program.

For more information about the MA GHG Reporting Program – including MassDEP’s Frequently Asked Questions document (FAQs), Applicability Screening Tool, reporting deadlines, and more, please visit the MassDEP GHG Reporting Program Webpage.

To be added to the MA GHG Stakeholder email list so that you will receive important updates and notifications regarding the MA GHG Reporting Program, please email Subject line: Add to MA GHG Stakeholder email list.


Mass Electronic GHG Getting Started Guide v2.2


MassDEP offers a series of webinars for regulated facilities in preparation for the reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in accordance with the Massachusetts Mandatory GHG Reporting Regulation, 310 CMR 7.71. Please note that these training sessions will not cover the reporting requirements for Retail Sellers of electricity subject to 310 CMR 7.71(9).

MassDEP’s GHG Reporting Regulation Requirements & Using The Climate Registry’s General Reporting Protocol
This training will assist facilities with the requirements of MassDEP’s Mandatory GHG Reporting Regulation (310 CMR 7.71) and the quantification methodologies of The Climate Registry’s General Reporting Protocol.

You can access a copy of the training slides here

MassDEP Electronic GHG Registry – MA GHG Registry
This training will assist facilities use the Massachusetts Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Registry electronic reporting system and cover:

• Necessary information for reporting emissions
• How to create other contacts (users) and grant access to others
• How to create and enter the necessary facility information
• How to enter & edit emissions activity data
• How to submit data to MassDEP
• How to run and view emissions reports
• Common questions and troubleshooting

You can access a copy of the training slides here.

MassDEP Verification Training for Facilities
The purpose of this training is to assist Massachusetts facilities reporting their greenhouse gas emissions to MassDEP in understanding the verification process.

You can access a copy of the training slides here.

MassDEP Verification Body Training
An organization that intends to provide verification services for the MassDEP GHG reporting program must be:
1. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to ISO 14065:2007.
2. Recognized by The Climate Registry.
3. Aware of all relevant provisions of the MassDEP mandatory greenhouse gas reporting regulation, 310 CMR 7.71 (1) through (8).

All lead verifiers that intend to provide services for the MassDEP GHG Reporting Program must:
a. Read and understand 310 CMR 7.71(1) through (8)
b. Take this webinar training for Verification Bodies.

You can access a copy of the training slides here.


MassDEP GHG Reporting Program Helpline
If you have questions about reporting your facility GHG emissions to MassDEP, please contact us at or (888) 807-8423. Helpline hours are Monday through Friday from 12pm to 5pm Eastern. Please include a short summary of your question, and a phone number where we can contact you.

MassDEP is committed to achieving meaningful accessibility to our online environments for all users, including users with disabilities. If you encounter any difficulties with accessibility with our site or applications, please contact Kellie Ingram at 617-292-5744 or For special accommodations for events or hearing information in an alternate format, please contact Donald Gomes, ADA Coordinator at 617-556-1057 or TDD# 1-866-539-7622.

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