Resolution no. 64, 2012.

South America Current 2012

Resolution no.64, issued by the Environmental State Agency (INEA), also establishes mandatory GHG reporting for obtaining environmental licenses in the state of Rio de Janeiro. The rule applies to the oil and gas, mining and metals, energy and fossil fuels, and chemical sectors, among others. It determines the GHG Protocol to be the accepted accounting methodology and requires companies to annually report on scope 1 and 2 emissions. Prior to submission, the GHG inventory must be verified by a qualified entity.

Scope

Environmental

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

Specific sector/s

Organizations covered by the instrument

All organizations - oil and gas, mining and metals, energy and fossil fuels, and chemical sectors, among others

Issuer type

Env Agency

Type of instrument

Legislation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

Project Partners