Greentech Lead Asia: carboNZero Holdings announced its
Certified Emissions Measurement And Reduction Scheme, CEMARS, has been approved
by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a greenhouse gas emissions reporting
The company has become one of 17 global standards meeting
CDP verification criteria.
“carboNZero Holdings is committed to helping
organisations worldwide measure, manage, reduce and offset their carbon
footprints. Our CEMARS certification can now ensure global organisations that submit
data through our verification process will be comparable among a distinct group
of approved standards from the CDP,” said carboNZero Holdings CEO, Graham
Carbon Disclosure Project requests companies to report
their climate strategies, GHG emissions, and energy use. Information submitted
to the CDP is scored for benchmarking purposes and this includes points for
gaining independent verification of GHG claims. The information is helpful to
investors keen on minimizing risk from government legislation, possible future
lawsuits, and consumer backlash against heavy GHG emitters.
“As CDP reports are becoming increasingly important for
global corporations wishing to safeguard their reputations and create more
sustainable business models, the CEMARS certification can provide reliable
verification of their emissions claims and enable carbon footprint data to be
presented with utmost credibility in the final CDP reports,” said carboNZero
Holdings Technical General Manager, Ann Smith.
carboNZero Holdings said it provides tools for
individuals and organizations with internationally recognized standards in
carbon management for reducing carbon footprint. carboNZero helps its clients
achieve their environmental objectives with the highest level of integrity by
ensuring consistency of emissions measurement, credibility of reduction and
offsetting activity, and assurance of market claims.