The CRC and Beyond Regulation in context February 2010 Harry Morrison – Carbon Trust Standard Company
CRC Context
Business and Public Sector emissions – policy coverage
Current low cost of carbon Climate Change Levy + EU ETS cost pass through
CRC Today
<ul><li>Carbon trading </li></ul><ul><li>~5000 organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Starts April 2010 </li></ul>
CRC savings Emissions:  53 MtCO2 Saving in 2020 : 3.2 MtCO2 = 6% over 10 years
CRC in the news
Common criticisms <ul><li>Lack of support for renewables </li></ul><ul><li>Complexity  </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><u...
Basic questions and answers Qualification? Compliance? Footprint?
More sophisticated issues Risks? Accounting implications? Early action? Reputation impact?
The bigger picture
Carbon budgets: 1.7% reduction/year
The 2050 reduction challenge UK reductions to date ~15% Implied annual target -3.2% 80%  reduction 1990-2050
.. factoring in growth to 2020 2020 60% increase in carbon efficiency
.. And 2050… 2020 60% increase in carbon efficiency 2050 900% increase in carbon efficiency
What’s our long term investment plan? What’s our 2015, 2020 strategy and target? How do we move from 0.6% to 3% savings ea...
Will it impact our Brand? What about our supply chain? What’s the impact on our products and services? Beyond the CRC Shou...
Have you engaged your customers?
www.carbontruststandard.com [email_address] 0800 019 1443 Further information
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The Carbon Conversation, February 2010: The Carbon Trust

On 2nd February 2010, a group of individuals united by a mutual interest in the environment met to talk about corporate carbon. The event was hosted at The Duke of Cambridge – an organic pub accredited by the Soil Association and powered by solar and wind energy – and featured a series of 5 minute (Ignite-style) presentations.

This presentation on the UK's carbon legislative landscape was given by Harry Morrison of The Carbon Trust Standard

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  • 34% from 1990 interim budget agreed by govt (21% from 2005). Fits with EU 20/20/20. If move to 30% then goes up – to 42%
  • The Carbon Conversation, February 2010: The Carbon Trust

    1. 1. The CRC and Beyond Regulation in context February 2010 Harry Morrison – Carbon Trust Standard Company
    2. 2. CRC Context
    3. 3. Business and Public Sector emissions – policy coverage
    4. 4. Current low cost of carbon Climate Change Levy + EU ETS cost pass through
    5. 5. CRC Today
    6. 6. <ul><li>Carbon trading </li></ul><ul><li>~5000 organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Starts April 2010 </li></ul>
    7. 7. CRC savings Emissions: 53 MtCO2 Saving in 2020 : 3.2 MtCO2 = 6% over 10 years
    8. 8. CRC in the news
    9. 9. Common criticisms <ul><li>Lack of support for renewables </li></ul><ul><li>Complexity </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Competitiveness (of the UK) </li></ul>Consider the alternatives!
    10. 10. Basic questions and answers Qualification? Compliance? Footprint?
    11. 11. More sophisticated issues Risks? Accounting implications? Early action? Reputation impact?
    12. 12. The bigger picture
    13. 13. Carbon budgets: 1.7% reduction/year
    14. 14. The 2050 reduction challenge UK reductions to date ~15% Implied annual target -3.2% 80% reduction 1990-2050
    15. 15. .. factoring in growth to 2020 2020 60% increase in carbon efficiency
    16. 16. .. And 2050… 2020 60% increase in carbon efficiency 2050 900% increase in carbon efficiency
    17. 17. What’s our long term investment plan? What’s our 2015, 2020 strategy and target? How do we move from 0.6% to 3% savings each year? CRC : key questions How do we monitor progress?
    18. 18. Will it impact our Brand? What about our supply chain? What’s the impact on our products and services? Beyond the CRC Should our business model change?
    19. 19. Have you engaged your customers?
    20. 20. www.carbontruststandard.com [email_address] 0800 019 1443 Further information

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