Canadian Standards Association
The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) is a world leader and innovator in the development of environmental management systems standards including climate change solutions.
- CSA Group was founded in 1919 and is an independent, not-for-profit, membership-based association currently made up of 9000 members.
- The Group is a Leader in standards development (more than 3000 published), and product testing and certification.
CSA brings interested parties together to create management processes that balance business and socioeconomic needs with recognised strategies for addressing environmental goals and objectives. The resulting voluntary standards help organisations to plan, monitor and continually improve their management of environmental issues, and enhance their competitive position in Canada and around the world.
When you choose CSA, you can be confident you've found an informed and internationally respected source for environmental standards.
CSA holds the Secretariat for ISO Technical Committee 207-the umbrella committee for the development of the ISO 14000 series-and manages the Canadian Advisory Committees that provide input to other international environmental standards activities.
The ISO 14000 series includes Standards on Environmental Management Systems (EMS), as well as standards on Sustainable Forest Management, Environmental Site Assessment, Waste Management, Environmental Technology.
CSA offers a complete suite of products, services and tools to help your organization make the journey to carbon neutrality. The goal is carbon performance made simple.
CSA acted as the World Secretariat for the development of ISO 14064, an international Standard that can help you measure, report and verify your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, so you can showcase your Corporate Social Responsibility and environmental stewardship.
ISO 14064-1 Part 1 Specification with Guidance at the Organizational Level for Quantification and Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Removals provides principles and requirements for quantifying and reporting an organization's carbon footprint.
ISO 14064-2 Part 2 Specification with Guidance at the Project Level for Quantification, Monitoring and Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions or Removal Enhancements provides principles and requirements for quantification, monitoring and reporting activities that create GHG reductions or removals.
ISO 14064-3 Part 3 Specification with Guidance for the Validation and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Assertions provides principles, requirements and guidance for individuals conducting or managing verification or validation of organizational carbon inventory reports or project-level assertions.