carbon reduction strategy Articles

  • 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 Energi

  • Carbon management strategies - a quest for corporate competitiveness

    This multiple case study analysis examines the extent to which five global car manufacturers apply carbon management strategies. Following a clear business strategy standpoint, the theoretical arguments are based on a framework developed by Orsato (2006). For this context, we highlight two key differences between carbon management and general environment strategies: the option of compensation and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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+

  • The power of incremental innovation

    Humans are suckers for shiny objects. Whether its Star Trek or Sharper Image, we love to believe in the promise of future tech. Shiny futuristic innovations are a big part of sustainability. Hydrogen fusion, fuel cells, solar farms…we love them for the promise and possibilities they hold. But so much sustainability is just plain common sense. Innovations that are so simple, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Sustainability in a competitive world - A new carbon order emerges

    A growing global presence, a rising political power, a burgeoning consumer market are all terms associated with China. But, 'a voice for sustainability'? This doesn't tally with most people's perceptions of the country, which emits more CO2 than the US and Canada put together - up by over 170% since 2000[i] - and has recently been in the spotlight for not declaring its airline's carbon emissions. ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • How to achieve a corporate sustainable strategy

    Organisations can achieve energy savings and capitalise on the financial incentives from carbon emissions reduction by implementing an effective sustainable strategy. A potential £1.6bn of available energy savings can be achieved in the UK corporate sector every year, yet hardly a fraction of these energy savings are being realised, according to a Carbon Trust estimation. A ...


    By Vital Energi

  • 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

  • £1million funding opportunity unveiled for UK Low Carbon businesses

    Environmental impact company Berti Investments is once again taking applications for their Berti Green Accelerator Programme.   Berti Investments is a young and inspiring environmental impact investment company that invests in growing, entrepreneurial, low carbon businesses in the UK. Their concept is clear; they focus purely on innovative, thought-leading organisations whose ...


    By Berti Investments Ltd.

  • Supply and demand: key trends in carbon consumption

    Hugh Jones, Managing Director of Carbon Trust Advisory, investigates eight key trends Carbon Trust Advisory predicts will have an impact over 2012 and beyond Regulatory pressures, the need to improve efficiency and save money, and the promise of reputational gain have driven many large organisations to look at how they can measure and reduce carbon in their own business. As carbon ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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 Energi

  • 2010 Olympics can be carbon neutral

    The 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games could achieve carbon neutrality through a comprehensive greenhouse gas management plan that includes the use of carbon offsets, notes the David Suzuki Foundation in a report released on January 24. The report, Meeting the Challenge: A Carbon Neutral 2010 Winter Games Discussion Paper, was commissioned by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC), ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • For the first time, a common framework for cities’ greenhouse gas inventories

    “You cannot manage what you cannot measure” is a well-known adage for business, and the phrase is increasingly relevant for cities. In the past decade, many cities have ...

  • 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

  • Preparing for CRC – what should organisations be doing now?

    What is the CRC? The forthcoming Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC), scheduled to start in April 2010, will be the first ‘cap and trade’ scheme aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from non-energy intensive industries. Unlike previous emissions trading schemes, the CRC aims to encourage reductions in electricity use rather than directly limiting emissions from burning fossil fuels. ...


    By Greenstone+

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