Greenhouse Gas Reporting Regulations For Business

The Government Gazette of the 3rd April 2017, published the National Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulations, under Section 53(aA), (o) and (p) read with section 12 of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004).

The purpose of the regulations is to introduce a single national reporting system for the transparent reporting of greenhouse gas emissions, which will be used:

  • to update and maintain a National Greenhouse Gas Inventory
  • for the Republic of South Africa to meet its reporting obligations under the United Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and instrument treaties to which it is bound; and
  • to inform the formulation and implementation of legislation and policy.

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