Resolution no. 65, 2012.

South America Current 2012

This Resolution establishes additional criteria for environmental licensing. Since December 14, 2012, companies from the sectors listed above, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, are obligated to present a GHG emissions mitigation plan when obtaining or renewing licenses, or within 90 days of the date of the first GHG inventory in the case of new ventures. The plan must inform how much, when and how the company intends to reduce its emissions. The working group responsible for the ruling will evaluate the achievements made by the organization, considering the annual GHG inventories and the implementation of the actions initially set out.

Scope

Environmental

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

Specific sector/s

Organizations covered by the instrument

All organizations - specific sectors

Issuer type

state of Rio de Janeiro

Type of instrument

Legislation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

Sub-national

Project Partners