carbon management Articles

  • Wind Energy Production Estimates: Moving Beyond Time Averages

    No need to be a statistician to see that averages are often useful to compare different things. And yet, they often fall short as a true measure of performance. For instance, we use averages to compare the current weather against the climate normals or to get a sense of how our favorite sport team or player is doing. Team (player) statistics are a concise way of combining the scores from many ...


    By AWS Truepower, LLC

  • Reduced Emissions for Landfill Gas Installations

    The use of landfill gas as a source of renewable energy is increasing. For environmental and safety reasons, the owners of the waste storage sites have to strictly monitor and control the construction, operations, and emissions generated. Sulzer offers solutions to control these emissions within the limits given by the government. Landfill gas is similar to natural gas, but it is created by ...


    By Sulzer

  • Capturing biogas energy to increase your business profits while safeguarding the environment

    Methane is a biogas produced from swine or cow manure, as well as food processing and meat packing waste. Methane is a natural gas, that when left uncollected, contributes to the harmful greenhouse gases in the earth’s atmosphere. When biogas is captured under a cover and becomes concentrated, it creates a corrosive and toxic byproduct called hydrogen sulfide. The gas generates a rotten egg ...

  • Free eguide explains latest changes to heat network UK regulations

    Community heating specialist Switch2 Energy Limited has published a guide to the latest legislative changes affecting the UK's communal energy and district heating schemes and what they mean for heat suppliers. Important updates to the ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Seven Ways Your Facility Isn’t Meeting Effluent Regulations and How to Solve Them

    Whether you own, operate, or help manage a municipal or industrial facility that deals with wastewater, it’s important to understand how wastewater treatment can play a significant role in the overall health of your business, especially when it comes to meeting effluent regulations. This is an important part of the wastewater treatment process to consider, as ignoring it could earn your ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • A Critical Evaluation of the South African Air Quality Offsets Guideline

    There is wide recognition in South Africa to the link between the quality of life and quality of the air we breathe. The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) attempts to improve air quality through two key regulatory tools; emission limits, which regulate the maximum concentration of certain pollutants permissible within certain, ‘listed’ industrial stacks or vents, and ambient ...


    By WKC Group

  • Carbon management strategy

    SAB Miller Group plc is one of the major global brewing and beverage companies, being the second largest brewer and bottler in the world and one of the largest bottlers to Coca-Cola.  SAB Miller owns 200 brands and is organized into 5 geographic hubs - North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia, and South Africa. Greenstone Carbon Management was commissioned by SAB Miller to undertake ...


    By Greenstone

  • The Changing Carbon Management Landscape

    How far we have come, key trends, and what the future holds Over the last decade, the carbon management landscape for companies has changed dramatically. Today, the business drivers for managing carbon are much clearer, and there are many examples of companies that are gaining business value by managing the risks and opportunities associated with climate change. Although much uncertainty ...

  • The virtue of corporate carbon management

    In management literature, many studies claim that there is a business case for companies to address climate change through adequate carbon management strategies. We argue that corporate carbon management is not limited to mitigation efforts internally but also comprises of supply chain optimisations, product–related improvements, and compensation activities. Taking a clear business standpoint, we ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Case studies - carbon management

    Comprehensive know-how and tools for Carbon Management Enhance your roadmap in Carbon Footprinting and climate-related communication. Carbon management allows your company to disclose, reduce and compensate carbon emissions, and demonstrate your commitment to a better environment. This sample of Carbon Management Case Studies includes the following companies: Alcan ...


    By thinkstep

  • Carbon management programme

    The Ryder cup is one of the Top ten Global Sports Events and will be the largest event that Wales has ever hosted. One of the aims of Ryder Cup 2010 is to showcase responsible environmental management in golf. An important component of achieving this aim is to minimise the emission of greenhouse gases arising from the event. Greenstone Carbon Management was commissioned by the Ryder Cup to ...


    By Greenstone

  • Carbon management tops supplier criteria

    New report shows 56% leading companies expect to deselect suppliers in the future for failing to meet carbon management criteria, reports Envido.A Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) report, produced by A.T. Kearney, shows suppliers are now expected by some of their global customers to demonstrate carbon emissions management, awareness and action, in order to maintain business relationships.The ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Energy risk management with carbon assets

    This article proposes a mean-variance optimisation and portfolio frontier analysis of energy risk management with carbon assets, introduced in January 2005 as part of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. In a stylised exercise, we compute returns, standard deviations and correlations for various asset classes from April 2005 to January 2009. Our central result features an expected return of 3% with a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Emerging Trends and Complexities of Carbon Management

    Managing and reducing corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have emerged as top priorities in moving toward a sustainable future. Industry is starting to respond as both investors and the public become more in tune with the concepts of global warming and global air pollution. The once slow trend to drive corporate GHG reporting is now picking up speed and is no longer viewed as an ...


    By CSA Standards

  • Carbon emissions - carbon formula

    Carbon emissions represent an increasing and potentially significant cost for business.  The case that carbon measurement and reporting systems can help organisations make significant reductions ...


    By Greenstone

  • West of England Carbon Challenge - Regional Carbon Management Solution case study

    The Challenge The West of England Carbon Challenge supports organisations in the region to reduce their emissions in line with national targets. It challenges all businesses, public and third sector bodies to commit to making an annual cut in emissions for four years to reach a cumulative total of at least 10% by 2012/13. Our Solution As a key sponsor and as ...


    By SustainIt Solutions Ltd.

  • Carbon management helps law firms cut carbon emissions by 12%

    Legal Sector Alliance achieves a substantial cut in carbon emissions through staff engagement and investment in energy efficient technology. A group containing many of the UK's leading law firms, The Legal Sector Alliance (LSA), unveiled a report yesterday where it confirms that it has cut its carbon emissions by an average 12% in the last three years. The Legal Sector Alliance (LSA) has ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Carbon management on the rise as a priority for blue-chips

    Carbon management on the rise as a priority for blue-chips Latest report from the Carbon Disclosure Project reveals firms are committed to deliver carbon reduction targets despite political uncertainty. The Carbon Disclosure Project’s annual survey of the world’s 500 largest firms shows that carbon management is steadily climbing the corporate agenda with 85% of respondents now having ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Energy and carbon management are cornerstone to risk mitigation strategies

    The landscape for national compliance reporting thresholds for facilities was about to dramatically increase in scale and the company did not have the resources and systems to measure, manage and report the required data in a timely and accurate manner. This organization with vast resources deployed across much of Western Canada was suddenly exposed to an alarming degree of financial risk for ...


  • Managing the transition to a secure, low-carbon energy future

    In the years to come, the world must meet the energy needs of a growing and developing world population while mitigating the impacts of global climate change. This policy brief seeks to establish a framework for considering the complex and evolving links between energy security and climate change, and identifies three challenges: the evolving and interconnected nature of energy security and ...

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