5th International Conference : About ICARB

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5th International Conference : About ICARB

  1. 1. The Initiative for Carbon Accountingwww.icarb.org5th International Conferenceon Carbon AccountingTowards Rules and Tools for CarbonAccounting in Scotland
  2. 2. Our Steering Group- Prof Sue Roaf and Sam Chapman,Heriot-Watt University- Dr Keith Baker, Glasgow CaledonianUniversity- Dr Rachel Dunk, Crichton Carbon Centre- Ric Lander, ICARB Web OfficerContact us: enquiries@icarb.org
  3. 3. Our AimsTo provide an independent and authoritative organisation to advance the fieldof carbon accounting to facilitate the reductions in carbon emissionsnecessary for a sustainable society.To provide a robust and transparent process that will develop, verify, validate,assist and promote recognised carbon accounting ‘rules’ and guidance acrosssectors.To provide services that facilitate consensus building and knowledge exchangebetween academics, policy and decision makers, professionals and communitygroups.To disseminate and promote guidance on best practice and provide a directroute to advice and support for policy and decision makers in Scotland andaround the world.
  4. 4. Our ServicesIndependent advice and guidance for policymakers and practitionersFree workshops aligned to sectors and keyissuesAn international conferenceA gateway to expert knowledgeAn online library of presentations and otherresourcesNews alerts via the website, Twitter andLinkedIn
  5. 5. Our Audience- Policy makers- Practitioners- Academics- Environmental managers- Environmental consultants- Community groups
  6. 6. Progress to date-19 workshops (as ICARB)- 5 conferences- Website averages over 300 unique hits permonth, with peaks of over 1000- Publications and reports- International profile- Over 7 years of commitment and capacity
  7. 7. 2013 and beyond- New website (launched March 2013)- Expanded Steering Group- New workshops (to be announced)- New partnerships (to be announced)- Online Directory of Sectoral Tools- Online Expert Directory (tbc – depends ondemand)- Guest edition of the Journal of Greenhouse GasMeasurement and Management (Dec 2013)
  8. 8. Books by the ICARB teamCarbon Managementin the BuiltEnvironmentRohinton Emmanuel &Keith BakerRoutledgeThe Ecohouse 4Sue Roaf, ManuelFuentes, &StephanieThomas-ReesRoutledge
  9. 9. Special thanks toSarah Boyack MSPGarvin Heath, NRELAngela Druckman, Surrey UniversityDaniel Hinze & Rebekah Widdowfield,Scottish GovernmentStuart MacPherson, CIBSERic Lander, ICARBAnd all our speakers, volunteers and supporterswho have helped make our conference possible

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