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Carbon reduction commitment - the presentation

by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff  (May 4, 2010)

The UK CRC could impact 5,000 companies across the UK, from hotels, to banks, property companies and local authorities. We held a series of events up and down the UK recently. Here"s a copy of that ...

Meeting the carbon reduction commitments

by Verisae  (Aug. 28, 2009)

How UK Organizations Can Approach and Meet Carbon Reduction Targets The Climate Reduction Commitment legislation represents significant opportunities for those entities that are proactive and are able to meet or exceed their carbon reduction targets. As it is expected that up to 20,000 firms in the UK will have to submit a CRC information ...

What is the carbon reduction commitment?

by Verisae  (Aug. 28, 2009)

The UK Carbon Reduction Commitment is a British based initiative, which is anticipated to provide a model for the rest of the world. The US Environmental Protection Agency announced shortly after introduction by the UK Department that they plan to introduce a similar scheme. The UK Carbon Reduction Commitment may sound fairly innocuous yet it ...

UK Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC)

by Verisae  (Sep. 15, 2009)

Energy Efficiency Reduction Bill a Benchmark for Others?The pressure has been growing on individual companies, producers and emitters of greenhouse gases to try and restrict the output. Up until this time, it has been voluntary to report carbon emissions but legal initiatives are now underway to make this mandatory. A carbon reduction bill has ...

Determinants of corporate carbon reduction targets

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 25, 2014)

This paper examines attributes affecting a corporation’s choice of an intensity-only (carbon emissions relative to sales, production, etc.) versus an absolute carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions goal. We investigate alternative hypotheses for this choice including: 1) a high growth hypothesis whereby high growth companies select an intensity goal, ...

The UK carbon reduction commitment explained

by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff  (May 5, 2010)

The UK CRC could impact 5,000 companies across the UK, from hotels, to banks, property companies and local authorities. We explain how to know if you"re included and how to ...

Why The Carbon Reduction Label For Wine?

by Aura Sustainability  (Feb. 22, 2011)

 If you’ve continued to read past that title you are more than likely already familiar with terms such as: “climate change”, “carbon economy”, “global warming”, “carbon accounting”, “carbon neutrality”. I’m going to assume you have a passable understanding of the ...

Carbon reduction commitment (CRC) initiative

by Verisae  (Aug. 28, 2009)

British CRC Program Promotes Carbon Footprint Reductions Environmental managers from thousands of UK commercial enterprises will take on a much more important role within their respective organizations when the Carbon Reduction Commitment, or CRC, comes into effect in 2010. The initiative of the British government's Department for Energy and ...

Circular Economy: A key lever in bridging the emissions gap to a 1.5 °C pathway

by Ecofys  (Jun. 28, 2016)

Today at the London Business & Climate Summit, Circle Economy and international consultancy Ecofys have called for a rapid transition to a global circular economy to meet the ambitious Paris climate agreement. According to an estimate by the two organisations, circular economy strategies may deliver emissions reductions that could cut the 1.5 ...

Smart energy needs smarter regulation

by Synergy Events  (Sep. 17, 2016)

As Europe’s smart energy community looks forward to coming together at European Utility Week (EUW) 2016 in Barcelona later this year, Global Smart Grid Federation’s Ronnie Belmans looks at how energy regulation could be refocused to the benefit of the industry and consumers. A recent survey of EUW’s Advisory Board Members ...

Environmental impacts of ocean-energy systems: a life-cycle assessment

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Sep. 23, 2016)

Ocean-energy technologies — which harvest renewable energy from the sea — will have a significant role to play in a future low-carbon society. A recent life-cycle analysis of different ocean-energy devices has found that life-cycle environmental impacts are caused mainly by the materials used in the mooring, foundations and structures. ...

Green Buildings: Economics and Policies

by Oxford Journals  (Aug. 27, 2016)

Introduction Green building has received increased attention over the past decade from both environmental economists and policymakers. While there is no single definition of “green buildings” or its related policy, researchers and organizations tend to emphasize resource efficiency in building and reducing the impacts of buildings on ...

Carbon footprint, scenario planning, reduction strategies, benchmarking

by Greenstone  (Jul. 28, 2009)

Ocado Limited, the unique and independent online grocer, is the first newcomer to the UK grocery market for a generation. The company has created a blueprint for the future of sustainable grocery shopping offering an alternative to going to the supermarket that is simple, fast, fun, greener and more accurate. Ocado delivers orders out of a ...

Energy strategy for carbon dioxide emission reduction in Taiwan

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 16, 2009)

A linear programming model is proposed to find the energy strategy for reducing carbon dioxide emission in Taiwan. Scenarios that include energy switching and energy conservation under different emission levels are considered, and the corresponding economic impacts are evaluated. Emissions from thirty-nine sectors are reduced by two major ...

Economics of a global strategy for reduction of carbon emissions

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 17, 2009)

The evolution of natural systems that feed and sustain human populations, and indeed the evolution of modern society, has occurred in the context of a moderate and stable climate. Therefore, recent trends in climate change, most likely caused by increasing concentrations of carbon dioxide and other radiative trace gases in the atmosphere, and the ...

Danske Bank - Measuring the impact of carbon reduction initiatives

by cr360  (Jun. 22, 2012)

The Danske Bank Group is the largest financial enterprise in Denmark and one of the largest in the Nordic region, offering customers a wide range of services in the fields of banking, insurance, real-estate and asset management. Not content to lead only in financial services, Danske Bank was the first large Danish bank to set a goal of reaching ...

NHS managers urged to meet carbon reduction targets

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Feb. 2, 2011)

New plan on sustainable health sets out the steps that NHS managers must follow to cut carbon emissions. NHS Managers in the UK will be handed a number of measures they need to take to meet the government's carbon reduction targets, which involves cuttings its carbon emissions by 10% by 2015. This is part of the new “Vision for Sustainable ...

Introduction to Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) requirements

by Verisae  (Aug. 11, 2009)

Environmental managers from thousands of UK commercial enterprises will take on a much more important role within their respective organizations when the Carbon Reduction Commitment, or CRC, comes into effect in 2010. The initiative of the British government's Department for Energy and Climate Change has been rather hurriedly introduced and its ...

Toxicity reduction using powder activated Carbon

by Burns & McDonnell  (Jul. 31, 2007)

Petroleum reserves, international politics and economic considerations are driving the domestic petrochemical industry toward heavy and sour crude slates. A consequence of the change is increased concerns related to the wastewater effluent toxicity. In 2005, a powdered activated carbon-activated sludge (PAC-AS) treatment process was installed at a ...

Transport sector should up the pace to carbon reduction

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Aug. 13, 2010)

New report from CDP shows that transport sector have failed to implement carbon reduction strategies compared to firms across all sectors. Transport sector should up the pace to carbon reduction New report from CDP shows that transport sector have failed to implement carbon reduction strategies compared to firms across all sectors. The transport ...

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