Carbon Footprint News

  • Asia`s First Zero-Waste, Zero-Emission Business Forum in Singapore

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Initiatives, Singapore will welcome over 600 business & sustainability leaders, senior government officials, UN agencies and NGOs from across the globe for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development (RBF) in Singapore on 22-24 November 2016. Large-scale conferences tend to be highly resource-intensive with ...


    By Global Initiatives

  • PG&E Named Global Leader on Climate Change

    October 26, 2016 -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced it has been named to the "Climate A List" by the CDP, an international not-for-profit that represents 827 investors with $100 trillion in assets.  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Coca-Cola HBC Italia cuts carbon footprint with ENER-G trigeneration technology

    Coca-Cola HBC Italia will reduce its carbon footprint by 15% and save 40% on its energy costs after installing an ENER-G combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP) system. The ENER-G CCHP (trigeneration) technology is providing 40% of ...


    By ENER-G

  • Companies Can Reduce Carbon Footprint by Giving Consumers Green Choices

    Companies can reduce the carbon footprint of their supply chains and improve customer satisfaction by giving consumers information and tools to make green choices, according to research conducted by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The findings are drawn from a series of experiments designed ...

  • Green innovations could cut carbon emissions from road projects by a third

    Carbon emissions from Dutch road networks could be reduced by almost a third if more innovative materials and processes were used, a new study suggests. Researchers assessed the potential benefits associated with 10 innovations in road construction and maintenance, and compared them to conventional materials and processes. In order to meet its emissions goals, the EU transport sector must reduce ...

  • Decarbonathon seeks innovative technologies to reduce cities` carbon footprint

    The Decarbonathon is a competition created at the initiative of the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum, which aims to develop innovations that mitigate CO2 emissions arising from cities in order to fight global warming. Several global organisations have been involved in this ...

  • EPA Recognizes Ahold USA as a Top Green Power Partner

    Ahold USA, based in Quincy, Mass., was recognized by EPA as one of the nation’s top 100 purchasers of Green Power. As part of EPA’s Green Power Partnership, more than 1,300 organizations are purchasing billions of kilowatt-hours of green power annually, avoiding carbon pollution equal to that created by the electricity use of more than 2.5 million American homes. Ahold USA operates ...

  • Siemens to be climate neutral by 2030

    CO2 emissions to be cut 50 percent as early as 2020 €100 million investment in improving energy efficiency Annual savings of €20 million expected Siemens aims to be the world's first major industrial company to achieve a net-zero carbon footprint by 2030. The company plans to cut its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions – which currently total about 2.2 million ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Threshold Group and Trucost partner to advance carbon audits for family foundation investment portfolios

    Threshold Group and Trucost have formed a strategic partnership to provide carbon audits of investment portfolios, particularly those of family foundations. The firms are also extending their methodology to assess the carbon risk exposures of underlying assets in derivative investments. Several of Threshold’s clients, including The Russell Family Foundation, representing the family that ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • ENER-G CHP reduces carbon footprint of Manchester`s historic town hall and library

    Two of Manchester's finest public buildings are generating  their own low carbon energy supply via ENER-G combined heat and power (CHP) technology. As part of the  multi-million pound refurbishment of the grade two-star listed Manchester Town Hall Extension and Central Library, main contractor Laing O' Rourke worked with ...


    By ENER-G

  • Flying high on CO2

    If commercial aviation were a country, it would rank seventh in global greenhouse gas emissions according to a recent report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The aviation industry is growing so quickly that its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are expected on present trends to triple globally by 2050. The industry itself is committed to reducing its emissions, but ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Lima climate talks set for record carbon footprint

    The current U.N. climate talks will be the first to neutralize all the greenhouse gas pollution they generate, offset by host country Peru's protection of forest reserves, organizers say. Now the bad news: The Lima conference is expected to have the biggest carbon footprint of any U.N. climate meeting measured to date. At more than 50,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide, the negotiations' burden on ...


    By Associated Press

  • Eaton Helps North Carolina Reduce Carbon Footprint, Advance Sustainability

    Power management company Eaton today announced two contracts to provide electrical distribution equipment and engineering services for two 5-megawatt (MW) solar installations in Chocowinity and Bunn, North Carolina. The solar arrays will generate nearly 20 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of sustainable electricity annually to power approximately 1,200 homes and reduce greenhouse gases emissions ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • CPI and Air Pollution - What`s your carbon footprint?

    What's your carbon footprint?  This month we take a deeper dive into Waste Heat Recovery. Learn about the advantages and determine your ROI on this capital investment. Use our Greenhouse Gas Calculator to determine your financial savings and your GHG emissions reductions. Access the Calculator  ...

  • MedImmune Becomes First Biotech Facility to Earn SEP Certification

    AMO is pleased to announce that MedImmune’s facility in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is now certified to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Superior Energy Performance™ (SEP) program and to ISO 50001. The facility improved its energy performance by 8.5% over three years to achieve SEP certification at the Silver level. MedImmune, the global biologics research and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • NRDC President: “Stamp out our carbon footprint - in our lifetime”

    - In an assertive bid to put the brakes on the fossil fuel pollution driving global climate change, NRDC President Frances Beinecke has called for the United States to stamp out its carbon footprint -- to become carbon-neutral -- in our lifetime. A veteran of four decades on the front lines of environmental advocacy, Beinecke issues the call to action and lays out a visionary plan to achieve the ...

  • Zero Energy Building Revenue Expected to Exceed $1.4 Trillion Annually by 2035

    Aiming to reduce energy costs and minimize the carbon footprint of their buildings, governments, corporations, and home-builders are pursuing zero energy building (ZEB) solutions. Also called net zero energy buildings, ZEBs bring together existing energy efficient technologies to form a high-performance building. Click to tweet: According to a new ...

  • Kellogg’s Requiring Farmers to Publish Carbon Footprint and Emissions Goals

    Cereal giant Kellogg’s will soon put pressure on its supply chain, including farmers, to reduce their emissions. Suppliers will be required to publish carbon footprint and emissions reduction goals as part of a new environmental drive. The company, which controls huge household name brands from Cornflakes to Pringles, unveiled its sustainability report featuring new goals for 2020 to expand ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • DNV GL earns top ranking in 2014 voluntary carbon market survey

    DNV GL is again ranked as the “best verification company” in the 2014 survey by Environmental Finance magazine, continuing its leadership position in the worldwide market for voluntary carbon offset projects and trading of carbon emissions credits. DNV GL also earned top honors in the 2013 survey. “We are delighted and grateful for this recognition,” says Dave ...

  • Willmott Dixon retains carbon neutrality status

    Since 2012, the company has reduced its carbon intensity – the amount of carbon emissions relative to turnover - by 6.1%. This has resulted from a range of initiatives that include better insulated site cabins, higher fuel efficiency specifications for hire plant and machinery, green bonuses for staff choosing lower emissions cars and better use of videoconferencing. However with ...


    By The CarbonNeutral Company

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