Spotlight

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. www.calepa.ca.gov/awards/geela

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

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In The News

June 20, 2011

Kodak, US Postal Service and Bentley Prince Street first to be awarded Climate Registered Gold and Platinum

May 17, 2011
New national climate awards program

January 25, 2011
CalSTRS joins The Registry

December 16, 2010
The Climate Registry Alert #13 – COP16 wrap up

November 29, 2010
Argus Q&A: Denise Sheehan

November 23, 2010
The Climate Registry Alert #12 – EPA issues final rules for carbon sequestration

November 15, 2010
The Climate Registry Alert #11 – US EPA issues guidance for states on GHG permitting and finalizes reporting requirements for the petroleum and natural gas industry

November 7, 2010
The Climate Registry Alert #10 – WRI proposes scope 3 guidance

November 3, 2010
The Climate Registry Alert #9 – FTC proposes revisions to Green Guides

October 25, 2010
The Climate Registry Alert #8 – new GHG and fuel efficiency standards for heavy trucks FNL

October 21, 2010
Registry Member Johnson & Johnson in top spot on Corporate Social Responsibility Index (GreenBiz.com)

October 5, 2010
The state of mandatory reporting in the US
This article appears in the October 2010 issue of EM Magazine, a publication of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA; www.awma.org). It was written by Denise Sheehan, Executive Director and Alex Carr, Canadian Director of The Registry.
To obtain copies and reprints, please contact A&WMA directly at 1-412-232-3444.

September 15, 2009
New Climate Registry Reporting System Due in 2010 (GreenBiz.com)

August 25, 2009
FICO Joins The Climate Registry (Reuters)

July 6, 2009
Climate Registry releases new emission reporting protocols (American City & County)

July 1, 2009
Illinois EPA Director goes global to combat greenhouse gas emissions (Illinois Issues)

June 9, 2009
Counting carbon to find bottom-line benefits (ZDNet)

May 6, 2009 Climate Registry Monitors UH's Carbon Footprint (Hawaii Public Radio) UH Manoa is one of the biggest organizations in the State. And it's worked hard over the past few years to curtail and monitor its massive energy use. Last May it also became the first University in the nation to participate in The Climate Registry. The registry is a central organization that verifies and publishes greenhouse gas measurements. HPR's Ben Markus has more. April 21, 2009 Virgin to Report Greenhouse Gases (The Huffington Post) April 21, 2009 Virgin America Now Reporting Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Fast Company) April 20, 2009 Virgin America joins Climate Registry (Point Carbon) April 20, 2009 Virgin to report greenhouse gases (Yahoo! News) April 6, 2009 U.S. Carbon Footprint Proposal Lays Foundation for Permit Trade (Bloomberg) March 29, 2009 Grand Targhee first in North America to register all GHG emissions (KIDK TV, Idaho Falls, ID)

This article appears in the October 2010 issue of EM Magazine, a publication of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA; www.awma.org). It was written by Denise Sheehan, Executive Director and Alex Carr, Canadian Director of The Registry.

To obtain copies and reprints, please contact A&WMA directly at 1-412-232-3444.

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