To reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and other air pollutants.
See below the criteria each terminal or shipyard has to fulfill to achieve each level of performance.
Monitoring of regulations.
2.1. Implement policies and communications that discourage idling of vehicles powered by Internal Combustion Engines. Include, at minimum, participant’s own road, off-road, and unlicensed vehicles.
2.2. Promote sustainable transportation practices by employees.
Examples: Incentives for public transport and carpooling, reorganization of business travel, installation of bicycle racks, etc.
2.3. Implement measures to reduce congestion and idling during periods of heavy activity.
Note: This relates to truck traffic.
3.1. Complete an annual report on GHG emissions.
Note: The report only refers to GHG emissions resulting directly from the company’s activities.
Note: See Annex 1-A.
4.1. Complete a detailed inventory of GHGs and air pollutants emitted on the participant’s entire area of jurisdiction within the last 5 years. Inventory should include key GHGs: CO2, CH4, and N2O and criteria air pollutants, such as NOx, SOx, VOC, and PM.
Note: Participants that are in nonattainment areas or that have potential “hotspots” should place a priority on an inventory of their relevant criteria air pollutants. Criteria air pollutants refer to those that are reported in Environment Canada’s National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) or U.S. EPA’s National Emissions Inventory (NEI).
4.2. Adopt a GHG performance plan for air emissions resulting directly from the participant’s activities. In the plan, define reduction measures and establish reduction targets.
Note: See Annex 1-B.
5.1. Publicly disclose GHG and relevant criteria air pollutant reduction targets and timeframe. Demonstrate continuous reduction of the participant’s direct GHG emissions (in intensity), achieved by implementing the measures described in the energy performance and air pollutant reduction plan.
Note: Each participant defines its own baselines for measuring continuous improvement.