(PRWEB) May 12, 2005
DNV Certification (DNV) a global leader in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) verification has established a new office in Ottawa providing access to the federal government and the centre of climate change activities in Canada. Thomas Baumann, formerly head of GHG measurement and reporting for the Government of CanadaÂs GHG technology investment fund, will lead the new operation leveraging DNVÂs international experience and network of GHG and technical experts to offer world class GHG assessment, validation, verification, certification and related services to meet the needs of existing and emerging Canadian climate change activities.
ÂGHG services and the Canadian market are strategically important to DNV. Establishing this office demonstrates our commitment to being a leader in serving the emerging market for GHG servicesÂ, said Yehuda Dror, General Manager, Americas, DNV Certification.
In March 2004, DNV Certification became the first Accredited Operational Entity to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and is also an accredited GHG verifier to the Chicago Climate Exchange, the California Climate Action Registry and the UK Emissions Trading Scheme.
DNV is an independent foundation, headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with a global presence of 300 offices in more than 100 countries. Established in 1864, DNVÂs objective is to Âsafeguard life, property and the environmentÂ.
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