Mandatory emissions reporting

8 reasons your company should report to CDP

CDP’s annual climate change information request for the year 2017 is out last December and the last date for submission of responses is 29th June 2017. Through CDP (erstwhile Carbon Disclosure Project), more than 827 institutional investors with assets of over US$100 trillion are asking companies to disclose how they are managing the risks posed by climate change. Globally, 5,800 plus companies, representing close to 60% of global market capitalization, disclose their environmental information such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, risks and opportunities and40

Policy and regulations

Carbon Management at Iron and Steel Sector –Relevant Regulations

National Action Plan on Climate Change creates a set of policies and regulations for industries, basically the high GHG emission intensive industries to put a cap on their emissions. These policies and regulations help to create an environment for the implementation of low carbon emission technologies and capacity building. GHG emission in the steel sector primarily occur as a result of energy consumption. Therefore, government of India introduced policies and regulations forcing reduction in energy consumption and efficient energy generation.40

Carbon emission from Iron and Steel sector in India

Carbon Management at Iron and Steel Sector –Introduction

Steel is the building block in economic development. We are using steel right from miniature tools to large construction activities like dams, buildings and bridges. The consumption of steel also indicates the economic development of the country. The iron and steel industry has experienced enormous growth in the past 50 years.  Global crude steel production reached 1527 MT in 2011 showing a 6.8 % growth over 2010. India has emerged as a leading player in the global steel industry contributing40