View In Spanish
Carbon and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Services
ESI is a progressive leader in the development and provision of services within the emerging national and international greenhouse gas (GHG) ecosystem services, carbon sequestration and GHG validation and verification markets.
From designing educational programs for public awareness, to developing a patent pending environmental attribute tracking system, ESI provides businesses and landowners with the most innovative, science-based solutions to address the most challenging environmental issues.
The Emerging Carbon and GHG Markets
Markets change, laws change, economies change, sentiments change.
Opportunities change, as well.
ESI has continuously adapted and often innovated to help our clients address the growing need for ecologically and sustainably conscious services. The recent and ongoing surge of interest in reducing society’s impact on the environment has created a myriad of opportunities for informed organizations.
ESI helps you to clearly understand both the challenges and the opportunities associated with the rapidly changing ecosystems services, carbon sequestration and GHG validation and verification markets.
Broad Experience and Specific Science
From the small, forest service management company to the largest timber growers in the world, and from entrepreneurs forging new technologies in carbon sequestration to City, County, State, and Country governments, ESI provides services to a wide array of commercial, governmental, and social organizations seeking to create creditable projects and products.
Environmental Services, Inc. is Awarded Accreditation Scope Extension by ANSI
April 2013: California Air Resource Board (ARB) VVB Accreditation Achieved
On August 31, 2011, the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) GHG Validation/Verification Accreditation Committee (GVAC) voted to award Environmental Services, Inc. (ESI) an accreditation scope extension which included the verification of assertions related to GHG emissions and removals at the organizational level for Sector Groups 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. The new scopes allow ESI to perform organizational level verification for GHG programs such as the British Columbia Reg. 272/2009 and The Climate Registry. The accreditation scope extension adds to ESI’s already existing accreditation under ISO 14065:2007 for GHG Validation and Verification Bodies, including ISO 14065:2007, ISO 14064-3:2006 and the following activities and sector groups:
ESI Participates in Climate Action Reserve Stakeholder Workgroup
ESI's Janice McMahon to Co-chair Track 6-10 at Upcoming Low Carbon Earth Summit
Carbon emissions have been traded, albeit at minor levels, in the over-the-counter (OTC) market since the 1990s. The value of the carbon market has grown from $727 million in 2004 to $118 billion in 2008. Opportunities for market participants are expected to continue to increase as the value of global carbon markets are forecast to grow by 68% per year to $669 billion in 2013. Therefore, Emission Trade provides huge business potentials for culturing industrial championship to be part of it in this sector. This forum will invite worldwide active players to introduce to you their successful experiences so to gain the insight into this hot area. (Source: http://www.lcesummit.com/fullprogram_track6.asp)
ESI Chosen As Third-Party Assurance Pilot Program Member
Environmental Services, Inc. (ESI) was chosen by the U.S. EPA (EPA) as third-party, independent verifiers to participate in the Small Business Network Member Third Party Assurance Pilot Program (August 2010-January 2011). As a certified GHG verifier (GHG-v) through CSA America, Janice McMahon, represented ESI during the pilot program and conducted GHG inventory verifications for EPA’s Small Business Network members, and provided “best practice” feedback to EPA on the process.
Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Approves Fourth New Methodology for Crediting Projects that Reduce Deforestation (REDD)
Through our ANSI accreditation, ESI is authorized to conduct third-party GHG project validations/verifications for seven GHG programs, which establishes ESI as a leader in the environmental field. These GHG programs include: Climate Action Registry (CAR), CarbonFix (CFS), American Carbon Registry (ACR), Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance ( CCBA), and Pacific Carbon Trust (PCT). Click here to read the VCS press release>>>
ESI Approved as CCBA Third-Party Auditor
We are pleased to announce that Environmental Services, Inc. (ESI) has been approved as third-party auditors for the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA) under the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Standard (Second Edition, December 2008). Read more>>>
Environmental Services, Inc., (ESI) Expands its GHG Validation and Verification Credentials
ESI is now listed on the approved validation/verification body list for Scope 3 (Land Use and Forestry) maintained by the Pacific Carbon Trust (PCT). ESI’s accreditation through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under ISO 14065 for Greenhouse Gas Validation and Verification Bodies meets the requirements for validation/verification bodies under British Columbia’s Emission Offsets Regulations (EOR). Read more>>>
3800 Clermont Street NW
North Lawrence, Ohio 44666
Phone (330) 833-9941
Fax (330) 833-9875
Environmental Services, Inc.
7220 Financial Way, Suite 100
Jacksonville, Florida 32256