Published in EM Magazine, October 2010, and written by Ram Ramanan of ICF International. Given the global nature of climate change and close linkage to energy consumption, regulation of carbon by a government authority is inevitable. At the same time, stakeholders continue to exert pressure on corporations through shareholder resolutions and demand for carbon risk disclosure. Corporations, as responsible citizens, have to balance their obligations to multiple stakeholders. ICF International's Ram Ramanan discusses how to manage a corporation's carbon footprint—its carbon asset—in a robust manner.
This article appears in the October 2010 issue of EM Magazine, a publication of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA; www.awma.org). To obtain copies and reprints, please contact A&WMA directly at 1-412-232-3444.