Corporate Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting in India

Undertaken By: World Resources Institute,    Recent Publication: 2018

Over the past fifteen years number of national, regional and local governments have established mandates on emissions measurement and reporting. Broadly applicable to the corporate sector, mandatory emissions reporting allows policy makers to evaluate industry related climate impacts from time to time.For India to explore the possibility of designing and implementing a mandatory emissions reporting scheme for corporates – this discussion paper outlines key considerations that can be made, based on learnings from other geographies on the benefits as well as challenges. The paper also attempts to outline building blocks for ensuring effective implementation of a mandatory reporting mechanism for corporates in India – based on successes and learnings existing mandates.