Third-Party Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Validation and Verification

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:

  • Alberta Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) Regulation
  • American Carbon Registry (ACR) Carbon Accounting Programme
  • British Columbia Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation
  • British Columbia Greenhouse Gas Emission Control Regulation
  • Greenhouse Gas Protocol: A Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard (Revised Edition)
  • Nova Scotia, Quantification, Reporting and Verification Regulations
  • Ontario Regulation 390/18: Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Quantification, Reporting and Verification (O. Reg. 390/18)
  • Ontario Regulation 241/19: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Performance Standards (O. Reg. 241/19)
  • Output-Based Pricing System
  • Québec – Regulation respecting the mandatory reporting of certain emission of contaminants into the atmosphere (chapter Q-2, r.15)
  • Saskatchewan, The Management and Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Act; and
  • The Climate Registry (TCR). 

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)

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

Organizational SectorsApproved ValidationApproved Verification
Power GenerationN/AYes
Electric Power TransactionsN/AN/A
Mining and Mineral ProductionN/AYes
Metals ProductionN/AYes
Chemical ProductionN/AYes
Oil and Gas Extraction, Production, and Refining including PetrochemicalsN/AYes
Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU)N/AN/A
Project SectorsApproved ValidationApproved Verification
GHG emission reductions from fuel combustionN/AYes
GHG emission reductions from industrial processesN/AYes
Land use, land use change and forestryN/AN/A
Carbon capture and storageN/AN/A
Waste handling and disposalN/AYes

Please send a detailed email to [email protected] to learn more about our services, for information on Dillon’s validation/verification (V/V) process, or requirements regarding references to Dillon’s V/V Opinion and use of marks.

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Project Details

Business Unit: Environmental Management
Service Offering: GHG Services