Dates to note in 2011

12 Apr 2011Archived News Climate Change Matters

 

In this article we provide a brief overview of some key dates for 2011.

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) reports: 31 May 2011

This year, understanding carbon exposure through the supply chain is attracting increased interest. Identifying scope 3 emissions enables an organisation to plan for the potential impact of a carbon price.
Participation in the CDP also provides a means of accessing capital in the European market.

If your business is interested in submitting a report, there is still time. Energetics has extensive experience assisting companies to prepare documentation for the CDP, and we have helped a number of our clients achieve global and sectoral CDP Leadership status. 

Water Disclosure Project questionnaires: 30 June 2011

CDP Water Disclosure provides critical water-related data from the world's largest corporations to inform the global market place on investment risk and commercial opportunity. 

If you would like to discuss CDP and how Energetics might be able to help, please contact Peter Holt, Principal Consultant on 02 9929 3911.

EEO and NGER reporting deadlines: issues to consider

Experience has shown us that this report is significantly more work than the annual public reports developed for the program to date. Reports to government require all project financial information to be calculated to +/-30%, as well as energy trend information, energy cost information and performance in KPIs.

While the report is due in December 2011, we recommend that companies start to plan for the submission of these reports early. They can use NGER information to inform aspects of the report, but this will not fulfil all information needs. We are concerned that the NGER reporting deadline of end October is only two months before the EEO reporting deadline of end December.

Companies need to plan for these two programs to reduce the potential for double handling information as well as to ensure that deadlines are readily met.

Electricity market training courses: May 2011

Energetics and the EUAA are running the Electricity Market Fundamentals training course throughout May in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. The course will help businesses effectively manage their energy needs and reduce costs through a better understanding of Australia's electricity market. 

Consider nominating in these upcoming Awards:

World Environment Day Awards

The 5th of June is World Environment Day. On this day, the UN seeks to focus world attention on the environment and recognise positive environmental programs and initiatives. Nominations are now open and must be submitted by 5pm, Friday 6th May, 2011.

NSW Energy and Water Green Globe Awards

Green Globe Award winners are leaders in the sustainable use of natural resources, the integration of environmental practices into normal operations and leadership in tackling climate change in NSW. Business, government, community groups and individuals are encouraged to apply to the 2011 Green Globe Awards.

The call for public nominations will open soon.

Banksia Awards

The Banksia Awards over the last 23 years have recognised many valuable Australians for their tireless efforts in making a positive difference to our environment. Now open for entry.

 

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