Book of ASTM Standards focuses on managing climate change, GHGs.January 11, 2011 -
ASTM Standards for Managing Climate Change and Greenhouse Gases features documents that focus on estimating costs and liabilities; legal and physical controls for GHG reductions, impacts, and adaptations; as well as options for climate change-related disclosures accompanying financial statements. Other included standards address disclosure of material financial liabilities or exposures attributed to climate change; conditions warranting disclosure; and appropriate disclosure content.
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Press release date: January 10, 2011
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-A new exclusive publication, ASTM Standards for Managing Climate Change and Greenhouse Gases, is now available from ASTM International.
The book features five documents that give all industries a more general guideline for monitoring and reporting GHG emissions:
ASTM E2137, Standard Guide for Estimating Monetary Costs and Liabilities for Environmental Matters;
ASTM E2173, Standard Guide for Disclosure of Environmental Liabilities;
ASTM E2718, Standard Guide for Financial Disclosures Attributed to Climate Change;
ASTM E2725, Standard Guide for Basic Assessment and Management of Greenhouse Gases; and
A FREE copy of the SEC Guidance document.
These standards cover:
Basic management strategies that focuses on business risk and cost-effective solutions in response to greenhouse gases and related issues;
Institutional (legal) and engineering (physical) controls for GHG reductions, impacts and adaptations;
Options for climate change-related disclosures accompanying audited and unaudited financial statements;
Consistent and comprehensive disclosure of material financial liabilities or exposures attributed to climate change; and
Conditions warranting disclosure and the content of appropriate disclosure.
ASTM Standards for Managing Climate Change and Greenhouse Gases is available for $75 USD (50 pages; 8.5" x 11"; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8676-7; Stock #: GHG11).
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