9:30 AM

3B – Implementing a Carbon Reduction and Energy Efficiency Program


2018 Preliminary Course Description

New for 2018 – An Environment Manager’s guide to practical measures and programs to comply with new regulations to reduce carbon and GHG emissions, while taking advantage of new funding mechanisms and government programs to increase sustainability and energy efficiency.

Course Co-Chairs

Brad Bergeron, RWDI | John Georgakopoulos, Willms and Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP


Carbon and GHG emissions – The new rules

  • Federal regulations and targets
  • The fuel standard regulatory framework
  • Provincial cap and trade regulations
    • GHG/cap and trade, scope 1,2,3
    • GHG quantification, reporting, verification
    • When and what do you have to do to notify?
    • Deciding which rules will apply to you when
    • Voluntary participation

Case history: Industry carbon and GHG management plans


The tools: Next practical steps in achieving GHG reductions and corporate sustainability

  • Benchmarking and assessing your current situation
  • Developing a GHG inventory
  • Developing corporate goals and objectives

Case history: Municipal Climate Change Action plans


Emissions trading strategies as a way to comply with targets

  • Purchasing emission units at auction
  • Use of offset credits

Analyzing the cost-benefits of energy efficiency as a favoured strategy

  • Which energy saving measures offer the best ROI
  • Sustained reductions – How to drive GHG reductions through strategic energy management
  • Taking advantage of government help and funding
  • How to Start Your Project: Tips and tools

Energy, carbon and waste reduction strategies to comply with targets

  • Possibilities of integrating carbon and energy reduction strategies
  • Product life-cycle and supply chain approaches
  • Zero-carbon projects (energy modelling)

Funding Programs SMART Green, Industrial Accelerator


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