Self-regulate

Description

Self-regulate: adopt more stringent practices than mandated by regulation or common standards.

Question

To what extent do you implement voluntary initiatives and adopt more stringent practices than mandated by regulation or common standards?

Resources
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Taking Smart and Green to a New Level

This 1-page article discusses Intel's new office building in India, where they went beyond minimum regulatory standards and built a LEED Platinum certified office building that ranks in the top 1% of green building projects worldwide.

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Carbon pricing: Seven things to consider when establishing a carbon pricing program

This article is useful for organisations establishing a carbon pricing program. It outlines:

  1. What is the difference between a shadow price and a carbon fee?

  2. How is the boundary of a carbon price established?

  3. How is the price of carbon established?

  4. Who pays the carbon fee?

  5. How are GHG emissions allocated?

  6. When is a carbon fee charged?

  7. How is a carbon fee invested?

The author gives practical advice on how to cater a carbon pricing program based on the motivations and goals of the organisation and the organisation's structure and culture.

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