Carbon Footprint News

  • Partech Service Carlsberg Brewery Drain Monitoring Systems at Northampton

    There are three drain monitoring systems installed on the Northampton site which are serviced quarterly by Partech Engineers. There are regulations set by government entities to protect life and the environment and so the systems are in place to monitor for accidental contamination spillage making it’s way down the drains and into the River Nene. The systems installed on the site are able ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Tempo Hotel Bucharest signs an agreement with ALLCOT to measure its carbon footprint, reduce and offset its emissions

    Tempo Hotel Bucharest, an award-winning 3-star hotel located in the Bucharest city center, has signed an agreement with ALLCOT to measure, reduce and offset its annual carbon emissions. In 2015, Tempo Hotel Bucharest was responsible for generating 105tnsC02eq tCO2e (metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent), mainly from heating and electricity consumption. Measuring its footprint, trying to ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Automated Carbon Emissions Reporting [WEBINAR]

    You may or may not be worried about carbon emissions reporting right now, depending on how strong greenhouse gas emissions regulations are in your country. But one thing is for sure: laws are evolving and becoming more restrictive. And sooner or later energy managers will need to understand how to report carbon emissions properly. Good news – this is exactly what you’ll learn in our ...


    By DEXMA

  • 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 ...

  • Why Going Green is Good For Business

    When environmental issues first hit the headlines back in the late 1970s the concept of going green was alien to most businesses. Since then, the world has pulled together and created all kinds of initiatives and programs to help reduce carbon footprints and the amount of waste sent to landfill. Schemes range from a simple paper recycling bin in offices through to full scale carbon ...


    By QMS International Ltd

  • Concelex, the first CO2 neutral construction business in Romania

    Concelex, a well-known civil engineering and construction business based in Romania, has signed a three years agreement with Allcot to measure and offset its annual carbon emissions. Concelex designs and executes turnkey civil and industrial engineering works, including modernisation and repair of road infrastructure; extension and repair of water and draining networks and water supplies, having ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Celebrity Chefs Serve up Free Meals from Discarded Food

    Prominent chefs from Thailand and Australia used ingredients that are usually discarded to dish up meals for 2,030 people in Bangkok today to promote awareness on food waste. The "Think.Eat.Save" event was organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and OzHarvest in support of the UN Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) and the target of halving global food waste along production ...

  • 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 ...

  • Clothing sector ‘looking good’ as it cuts carbon and water impacts on way to 2020 targets

    In just two years retailers, brands and organisations from across the clothing supply chain have reduced water impacts by a significant 12.5% per tonne of clothing, against a 15% reduction target by 2020.  They are also making encouraging progress to cut carbon impacts, having achieved a 3.5% reduction per tonne of clothing against a 15% reduction target.  ...

  • 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

  • New Climate Change Index Series Launched by S&P Dow Jones Indices

    S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), one of the world’s leading providers of financial market indices, has announced the launch of three new climate change index series: S&P Global 1200 Carbon Efficient Index Series, S&P Global 1200 Carbon Efficient Select Index Series and S&P Global 1200 Fossil Fuel Free Index Series. All three index series are derived from the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Burkle’s Bio-Plastic Range – reducing the carbon footprint of lab plastics

    Sampling work often requires plastic items like scoops or spoons to collect the sample, and these are often disposable, one use items. Disposable plastics do eliminate cross-contamination between samples to give accurate results, but the waste that this generates can quickly add up. Burkle have developed a great new range of scoops, spoons and spatulas in Green Bio-Plastic – this has all ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • CDP Accredits SCS Global Services as U.S. Consultancy Partner

    CDP and SCS Global Services (SCS) jointly announced today that CDP has approved SCS as an accredited U.S. Consultancy ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • 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

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