Information Systems for Environmental Sustainability

IT, Resource Productivity, Environmental Preservation, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Surprise: Energy Industry not Prepared for EPA Emissions Reporting Mandate

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So energy industry firms must report GHG emissions by March 31, 2011 to the EPA or face fines (as I’ve discussed here). Given that they emit more than transportation, industry, and all other sectors, seems to be a practical approach.

According to a recent survey of energy industry executives by Enviance (those attending a conference):

61 %: No system in place to measure carbon emissions

56% : Disagree that such reporting is necessary

Not surprising then that Enviance responds to this need with its “60 Day Greenhouse Gas FastTrack Program“. The market at work…

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Author: nigelpm

Associate Professor of Information Systems, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan - Helping organizations to navigate digital transformation.

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