Federal, Regional and Provincial Climate Change Policy and Legislation in Canada

The Voluntary Challenge and Registry (VCR) is a government‐funded program that encourages organizations in the public and private sectors to voluntarily limit and reduce GHG emissions, and report annually on emission totals and reduction measures.

The VCR was highlighted as the key element of the federal government’s National Action Program on Climate Change. However, though the program has achieved minor success, several analyses have concluded that the VCR design and support do not allow it to make significant headway towards real emission reductions.

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Find out more about The Voluntary Challenge and Registry (VCR)

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Date Published: July 7, 2010

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The Voluntary Challenge and Registry (VCR) is a government‐funded program that encourages organizations in the public and private sectors to voluntarily limit and reduce GHG emissions, and report annually on emission totals and reduction measures. The VCR was highlighted as the key element of the federal government’s National Action Program […]

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