Thursday, May 23, 2019

Leichhardt Council's Carbon Neutrality


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"The former Leichhardt Council was the second in NSW to be certified as carbon neutral against the Australian Government’s National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS). The Council became carbon neutral on 1 July 2012 and achieved carbon neutral certification for the 2012–13 financial year in July 2013." - CARBON NEUTRAL STORIES https://www.environment.gov.au/system/files/pages/e0bcd00c-39e3-48ba-8b03-d0f403148cc8/files/case-study-leichhardt-municipal-council.pdf

"Emission reductions


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Council’s emissions reduction strategy adopted a carbon abatement hierarchy to guide actions in order of priority, focused on delivering long term best value.


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Learnings..
  • continuous improvement of carbon management framework, systems and processes
  • review data collection on a regular basis and aim to keep a high level of data completeness.
  • engage consultants with a view to developing inhouse capability to calculate its emissions and report against National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS)

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More at CARBON NEUTRAL STORIES https://www.environment.gov.au/system/files/pages/e0bcd00c-39e3-48ba-8b03-d0f403148cc8/files/case-study-leichhardt-municipal-council.pdf

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