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Mandatory GHG Accounting System

Japan Current 2005

It requires specified entities to calculate their GHG emissions and report the results to Government.

Issuer name

Ministry of Environment

Government ministry

Environment

More information

Those effected are So-called “specified establishment emitters” are considered those that use more than 1,500 kl energy per year by crude oil equivalent for all establishments, and that (1) conduct business activities with each establishment emitting 3,000 tons or more CO2 by type of greenhouse emission gas and (2) employ 21 or more staff in total for all establishments.

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Target organization notes

Organizations who consume more than 1,500kl (crude oil equivalent) of energy ; Specified Carriers or Specified Consigners designated in the Law concerning the Rational Use of Energy; All organaizetions following requirements (1) and (2): (1) Conduct specified business activities emitting 3,000 tons or more CO2 by type of greenhouse emission gas; (2) Employ 21 or more staff in total for all organization

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

Data disclosure to government

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

Climate & GHG emissions

Status

Current

Country

Japan

Region

Asia Pacific

Date of publication

2005

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Public law and regulation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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