Approved Climate Registries (CA-CHPS)

For compliance with CA-CHPS Credit CL1.1.2

Program What is it? Description of Tool & Program/ Organization with website Compliant with International Standard
The Climate Registry GHG Emission Inventory Registry The Climate Registry Information System (CRIS) is The Climate Registry’s online GHG calculation, reporting, and verification tool. CRIS also provides public access to The Registry’s verified emission reports. The Climate Registry is a nonprofit collaboration among North American states, provinces, territories and Native Sovereign Nations that sets consistent and transparent standards to calculate, verify and publicly report greenhouse gas emissions into a single registry. Visit ISO 14064

Criteria for Adding Additional Registries to the CHPS list of Approved Registries

  • Registry is web-based
  • Facility-level (individual building or campus) or entity-level (district) GHG emissions can be reported
  • Ability to calculate and report all 6 Kyoto Gases (CO2, CH4, N20, HFCs, PFCs, SF6)
  • Registry is compliant with ISO 14064 international standard
  • Emissions scopes to be reported include direct (Scope 1) and indirect (Scope 2), whereas Scope 3 is optional)(Note: Direct emissions include stationary source, mobile source, process, and fugitive emissions. Indirect emissions include emissions from electricity consumption.)
  • GHG Emission Inventory is 3rd-Party Verified
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