Dillon recognizes the need for clients to assess baseline greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and develop effective plans to reduce their GHG footprint. This has become a significant issue for large emitters in recent years. We provide comprehensive GHG emissions management services.

Dillon is a recognized Validation and Verification Body (VVB) with the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) for third-party GHG validation and verification services under ISO 14065:2013, "Greenhouse gases - Requirements for greenhouse validation and verification bodies for use in accreditation or other forms of recognition", Accreditation ID: 8896.

The GHG Programs Dillon operates within the ANAB accreditation system include:

  • Ontario Regulation (O.Reg.) 390/18
  • British Columbia Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation
  • British Columbia Greenhouse Gas Emission Control Regulation
  • Province of Nova Scotia, Greenhouse Gas Emission Regulations
  • Verra (formerly Verified Carbon Standard)
  • The Climate Registry (TCR)
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 14/17
  • The Management Reduction of Greenhouse Gases Act (Saskatchewan)
  • Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere (Quebec)
  • Canadian Output-Based Pricing System
  • Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Additional programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Alberta Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) Regulation (formerly the Carbon Competitiveness Incentive Regulation)
  • California Air Resources Board (ARB) Offset Verification: Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS), Mine Methane Capture (MMC), and Livestock Projects
  • American Carbon Registry (ACR)
  • Climate Action Reserve (CAR)
  • California Air Resource Board (ARB) Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Dillon is accredited to perform VVB assignments in the following sectors.


Approved Validation

Approved Verification 

General N/A Yes
Manufacturing N/A Yes
Power Generation N/A Yes
Electric Power Transactions N/A N/A
Mining and Mineral Production N/A
Metals Production N/A Yes
Chemical Production N/A Yes
Oil and Gas Extraction, Production, and Refining including Petrochemicals N/A  Yes
Waste N/A  Yes 
Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) N/A  N/A 


Approved Validation 

Approved Verification 

GHG emission reductions from fuel combustion N/A  Yes 
GHG emission reductions from industrial processes N/A Yes
Land use, land use change and forestry N/A N/A
Carbon capture and storage N/A  N/A
Livestock N/A Yes 
Waste handling and disposal N/A  Yes 

Dillon is also listed as an accredited third-party GHG Verification Body by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) under the California compliance offset (cap-and-trade) program for Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS), MMC and Livestock projects across the United States and under the ARB Low Carbon Fuel Standard for Verifications and Validations for:

  • Fuel Pathway Applications and Fuel Pathway Reports
  • Quarterly and Annual Fuel Transactions Reports for Alternative Fuels
To learn more about our services, please send a detailed e-mail to GHGServices@dillon.ca.

Appeals and Complaints

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Confidentiality and Impartiality

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Project Photos

  • Industrial Smoke from Chimney on Blue Sky
  • Glanbrook LFG Power Plant - Process Building
  • Black and white calf at green field