carbon reduction Articles

  • Meeting the carbon reduction commitments

    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 disclosure by the summer of 2010, more education is called ...


    By Verisae

  • What is the carbon reduction commitment?

    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 represents legislation with some fairly significant ...


    By Verisae

  • Carbon reduction commitment - the presentation

    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 ...

  • Carbon reduction commitment (CRC) initiative

    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 Climate Change has been rather hurriedly introduced and ...


    By Verisae

  • The UK carbon reduction commitment explained

    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?

     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 subject, issues and principles because ...


    By Aura Sustainability

  • UK Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC)

    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 already been put in place in the UK and may soon come ...


    By Verisae

  • Determinants of corporate carbon reduction targets

    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, to continue to grow without an absolute emission ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Development and Application of Oxygen Demand Testing using Industrial Effluent - Case Study

    Abstract The purpose of this study is to develop capacity and protocols for oxygen demand testing that can be used for instruction and research within the BioScience Technology program. For application purposes we chose the PeCOD® Analyzer which offers a unique nanotechnology-based approach to Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) analysis. Background ...


    By MANTECH

  • Toxicity reduction using powder activated Carbon

    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 petrochemical facility to reduce whole effluent ...


    By Burns & McDonnell

  • 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. 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 industry was urged today to step up efforts to ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Carbon reduction commitment, display energy certificates & the NHS

    WSP Environment & Energy is a global consultancy providing advice on all aspects of environmental, energy, sustainability, climate change, and business risk issues. Few consultancies offer our breadth of expertise. It ranges from remediation of contamiated land to devising corporate climate change adaptation strategies; and from geotechnical solutions to city masterplanning and renewable energy ...

  • Why carbon reduction and energy efficiency must be combined

    With all the eyes focused on carbon emissions prior to Cancun, it’s vital not to lose sight of the need to combine carbon reduction with energy efficiency. Reducing carbon emissions is generally associated with an increase in energy efficiency. But, it is possible to reduce such carbon emissions while still operating inefficient systems. A biomass boiler, for example, reduces carbon ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Corporate carbon knowledge is the first step in reduction

    Yesterday, I wrote about the attitude shift that needs to happen at the corporate level for green tech to have a fighting chance. Since most CXO types are really, ultimately, focused on the bottom line, the only real way to get their attention is by showing them the numbers. And that’s where a new class of enterprise dashboard software intended to let companies document and manage their ...


  • Government ignores carbon emission reductions during recession

    DECC remains confident that existing plans to cut carbon emissions by 2020 will serve to achieve carbon targets, reports Envido. In its response to the first annual report from the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC), the government accepted the committee's recommendation to effectively ignore carbon emission reductions that have been achieved as a result of the economic downturn. The ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • NHS managers urged to meet carbon reduction targets

    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 Health: A Route map” to be set out today. ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Energy strategy for carbon dioxide emission reduction in Taiwan

    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 mechanisms. Energy switching is assumed to be induced by ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Economics of a global strategy for reduction of carbon emissions

    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 expected consequent global warming, are now a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Danske Bank - Measuring the impact of carbon reduction initiatives

    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 Carbon Neutrality. ...

  • Carbon footprint, scenario planning, reduction strategies, benchmarking

    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 single fulfilment centre, not a network of stores, and ...


    By Greenstone

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