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ClearBlue Presents Corporate Workshop on Compliance Strategies for Industry

April 30, 2019

On the second day of the Carbon Pricing for Canadian Industry held in Toronto April 25 & 26th, ClearBlue Markets held a corporate workshop for industrial entities regulated under the Output-Based Pricing System (OBPS) stream of the Federal Backstop.  The workshop provided industry with a deeper understanding of compliance options and strategies under the Federal Backstop. 


Some of the key topics discussed included:

  • Carbon Pricing across Canada 

  • Overview of the two Federal Backstop streams ( Fuel Charge and OBPS

  • How does this system differ from Cap & Trade and the Ontario government’s proposed Emissions Performance Standards (EPS) program?

  • Benchmark and EITE assessments

  •  OBPS voluntary opt –in and future development of new OBS

  •  OBPS registration overview

  •  What can industry do today to reduce costs and exposure?

  •  Routes to compliance and routes to market

  • Supply & Demand, Pricing

  • What funding opportunities can OBPS facilities expect?

  • Position management and new reporting requirements

  • CRA reporting requirement

  •  Accounting and finance considerations

  •  Internal controls and governance

  •  Impact of political uncertainty in position management


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