The California Environmental Justice League (EJL) is pleased to support SB 260, which would require corporations with more than $1 billion in revenue that do business in California to publicly disclose greenhouse gas emissions from direct and indirect sources, and to establish science-based emission reduction targets.
For far too long, some of the biggest sources of pollution in our state have gone undisclosed. GHG emissions include more than those that directly stem from a site. They extend to the electricity used to operate a facility, its supply chain, waste discharge and all the other factors that contribute to an entity’s carbon footprint, but the current reporting mechanism gives us only half the picture. If we are to significantly reduce GHG emissions, we need a comprehensive assessment