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  • Green legacy of Sochi 2014 boosted by Carbon Trust, UNDP and GEF

    Green legacy of Sochi 2014 boosted by Carbon Trust, UNDP and GEF

    Environmental legacy of the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games strengthened thanks to new report prepared by the Carbon Trust, looking at the international carbon flows of embodied greenhouse gas emissions in Russia’s products and ...

  • 8 steps to managing your organisation`s Scope 3 carbon emissions

    8 steps to managing your organisation`s Scope 3 carbon emissions

    Scope 3 emissions, or `value chain emissions`, represent all the indirect impacts upstream and downstream of an organisation, not already captured by the GHG Protocol`s Scope 1 and 2 reporting. These often represent the largest source of greenhouse ...

    Tom Cumberledge

  • UK energy – time to face some hard truths

    UK energy – time to face some hard truths

    How can the UK meet its future energy needs? Tom Delay, CEO of the Carbon Trust, looks at how we can solve the problem with our energy future. The future of nuclear power in the UK looks well and truly stuck. The whole episode illustrates how high ...

    Tom Delay

  • Why business needs to wake up to water waste

    Why business needs to wake up to water waste

    Carbon Trust Chief Executive, Tom Delay, discusses the progress that needs to be made by businesses to address water scarcity With World Water Day focusing minds on the issue of water scarcity, the need for businesses around the world to act fast ...

    Tom Delay

  • How businesses are sleepwalking into a resource crunch

    How businesses are sleepwalking into a resource crunch

    Now`s the time to start evaluating how resource scarcity will impact your business - viewpoint from Tom Delay, CEO of the Carbon Trust. Earlier this year, The Living Report found that as a whole, humanity extracted resources more than 52 percent ...

    Tom Delay

  • It’s time the brand police got tough on the causes of brand crime

    It’s time the brand police got tough on the causes of brand crime

    Is your brand value at risk? Why brand guardians must stay on top of what`s going on in their wider business from a reputational and environmental risk perspective. A small but critical role of a Head of Brand has forever been to ensure that their ...

  • Water: a critical component of any sustainability strategy

    Water: a critical component of any sustainability strategy

    Reducing water use is becoming an increasingly important sustainability metric for business. Viewpoint by Michael Gifford, Head of Operations & Delivery Partners, Carbon Trust Certification, and Morgan Jones, Standard Certification Manager, ...

  • What can a snake teach Chinese business?

    What can a snake teach Chinese business?

    As China celebrated the beginning of the Year of the Snake last week, what should the business community be focusing on as the country strives to promote sustainable growth and long term prosperity? Those born in the Year of the Snake in the ...

  • Why effective corporate innovation is needed to deliver a sustainable, low carbon economy

    Why effective corporate innovation is needed to deliver a sustainable, low carbon economy

    Corporate investment in clean technology innovation is a win-win opportunity. Viewpoint by Jamie Vollbracht, Head of New Ventures, Innovation, the Carbon Trust. We live in challenging economic times. Furthermore, there are some fundamental resource ...

  • Doha: It kept the show on the road – but only just

    Doha: It kept the show on the road – but only just

    What are the key outcomes of the UN climate change conference in Doha, and what we can expect in the near-term? Insight from Jeff Beyer, Strategy Associate, the Carbon Trust. It seems that UN climate change conferences suffer from performance ...

    Jeff Beyer

  • Mandatory Carbon Reporting: It’s coming down the track

    Mandatory Carbon Reporting: It’s coming down the track

    For some companies, reporting carbon emissions will require a major shift in their culture, for others it will be business as usual. Which group are you in? By Michael Gifford, Head of Operations & Delivery Partners and Morgan Jones, Standard ...

    Michael Gifford;Morgan Jones

  • Why carbon capture and storage is vital, has no friends but must be backed

    Why carbon capture and storage is vital, has no friends but must be backed

    James Smith, Chair of the Carbon Trust, sets out why we need to learn to love CCS - before it`s too late In front of the Public Liaison Committee in Parliament last week the Prime Minister laid out the importance of carbon capture and storage to ...

  • A prescription for lower carbon medicine

    A prescription for lower carbon medicine

    How pharmaceutical companies can keep up with the shifting trend towards reducing carbon emission beyond their direct organisational control. Regulation, efficiency and reputation have encouraged many organisations to consider how they can measure ...

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

    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 ...

    Tom Delay

  • The awkward, realistic choices on low carbon electricity

    The awkward, realistic choices on low carbon electricity

    We must be guided by engineering reality, costs and markets, not emotion. Viewpoint from James Smith, Chairman, Carbon Trust As the public debate on securing our future energy needs continues to heat up, one thing is certain.  Kicking the ...

    James Smith

  • Innovating business models for sustainability

    Innovating business models for sustainability

    How innovation in products, processes and business models can help organisations become more sustainable. By Richard Waters, Principal, Carbon Trust Advisory. Regulation, cost, reputation, revenue and risk management are driving many organisations ...

    Richard Waters

  • Food, the carbon story

    Food, the carbon story

    What do milk, bread and orange juice have in common? One answer is that they have all had their carbon footprints assessed and the products have been labelled by the Carbon Trust. Over the last five years, the Carbon Trust has certified the ...

  • Supply and demand: key trends in carbon consumption

    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 ...

  • Building a lower carbon construction industry

    Building a lower carbon construction industry

    Dominic Burbidge, Senior Client Manager Carbon Trust Advisory takes a cradle-to-grave view of the construction sector value chain Carbon reduction is a complex challenge for all organisations, not least those in the construction industry. Taking a ...

  • Unsung heroes of a `green and growing` strategy

    Unsung heroes of a `green and growing` strategy

    Viewpoint from Jason Eis, Senior Strategy Manager, Carbon Trust In the face of a fragile economic recovery and ambitious emissions targets, there is a pressing need to find opportunities that marry “green” and growth. Much is made of ...