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Resolution no. 65

Brazil Current 2012

This resolution establishes the need to provide a mitigation plan of greenhouse gas emissions for environmental licensing purposes in the state of Rio de Janeiro.

Issuer name

Environmental State Institute (INEA) Rio de Janeiro

Issuer notes

Local gov't

Government ministry

Environment

More information

Since December 14, 2012, companies from specific sectors, 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.

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Target organization notes

applies to specific sectors

Industry scope notes

Heavy Industry

Disclosure venue

GHG emissions mitigation plan

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

Climate & GHG emissions

Status

Current

Country

Brazil

Region

South America

Date of publication

2012

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Public law and regulation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

Sub-national

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