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Governments and businesses face significant changes from megatrends like population growth, urbanization, climate change and natural resource constraints. We help our clients understand and act on these issues so they can thrive in this changing world.

 
 

Carbon Pricing: Seven Things to Consider when Establishing a Carbon Pricing Program

October 06, 2016
 

Putting a price on carbon can be a key strategy to save energy, prepare for carbon pricing regulations, and demonstrate sustainability leadership to employees and stakeholders.

 

In ‘Carbon Pricing: Seven Things to Consider when Establishing a Carbon Pricing Program’, WSP’s Sustainability & Energy team helps organizations understand key considerations for establishing a carbon pricing program, including:

1. The difference between a shadow price and a carbon fee
2. How the boundary of a carbon price is established
3. How the price of carbon is established
4. Who pays the carbon fee
5. How GHG emissions are allocated
6. When a carbon fee is charged, and
7. How the carbon fee can be invested

 

Contact:

Douglas Webber
Douglas Webber Vice President Sustainability and Energy
+1 416 644-4925, 299