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|Leonardo Academy Announces Opportunities to Participate in Development Process for Emissions Inventories, Offsets and Reduction Credits Standard|
Madison, WI, November 18, 2009 – Leonardo Academy, a charitable nonprofit organization that works to advance sustainability, announced today five opportunities to participate in the development of the Emissions Inventories, Offsets and Reduction Credits Standard (LEO-5000). Interested parties can: (1) Apply for membership on the standard development committee, (2) Apply to be an observer of the standard development process, (3) Sign up to pilot test the draft standard, (4) Sign up to use the standard once it is approved as an American National Standard and (5) Make a charitable donation to support the development of the standard. Visit the Leonardo Academy web site at:
http://www.leonardoacademy.org/programs/standards/emissions-standards.html to learn more about how to engage in the LEO-5000 standard development process.
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About Leonardo Academy
Leonardo Academy is a charitable nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing sustainability by leveraging innovative tools and information to motivate the competitive market. By utilizing an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability education and implementation, we strive to make sustainability practical for everyone. We develop integrative sustainability solutions designed to enhance the environmental stewardship, social responsibility and economic prosperity of organizations, corporations and individuals. We envision a world filled with sustainable opportunities that can transform the way we live today and ensure the prosperity of future generations.About Leonardo Academy Sustainability Standards Development
As an ANSI-accredited standards developer, Leonardo Academy is actively engaged in the development of voluntary consensus standards – an important tool for driving sustainability objectives through the marketplace. Leonardo Academy develops Leonardo Academy-ANSI standards and also provides process administration support to other organizations that develop sustainability standards. Our current standard development activities include: Emissions Inventories, Offsets and Reduction Credits; Sustainable Gaming; Sustainable Agriculture; Life-Cycle Impact Profile Declaration; Sustainable Vehicles; Sustainable Organizations and Sustainable Events. Learn more about these standards at: http://www.leonardoacademy.org/programs/standards.html.
Contact: Amanda Raster