carbon accounting News

  • Accounting for Carbon Capture and Storage

    A new report recently released by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) provides the first-ever comprehensive framework for calculating carbon dioxide (CO2) emission reductions from carbon capture and storage (CCS). The framework equips policymakers and project developers with common methodologies for quantifying the emission impacts of CCS projects. CCS involves a suite of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Deloitte publishes carbon accounting report

    The accountancy firm Deloitte has issued a report on the challenges of carbon accounting, reports Envido. The development of carbon markets worldwide has created a host of challenges for companies. Of all these challenges, carbon accounting is among the least understood.What is carbon accounting?Carbon accounting is the accounting undertaken to measure the amount of carbon dioxide equivalents ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Enterprise Carbon Accounting Goes Mainstream

    Groom Energy Solutions today released the fifth edition of its Enterprise Carbon Accounting (ECA) research. First published in 2008, the report defined the ECA market and quickly became the industry-leading guide, outlining the latest customer trends, innovative technologies and most promising vendors. The new report confirms the increased adoption of ECA software. In fact, the last 24 months saw ...


    By Groom Energy

  • IHS named enterprise carbon accounting emerging leader

    Originally Published May 20th 2009: IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, has been identified as an Enterprise Carbon Accounting (ECA) Emerging Leader by Groom Energy Solutions for its work in the enterprise carbon accounting (ECA) and environmental, health and safety (EHS) software markets. The findings were announced in Groom Energy Solutions’ recent ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Greenstone blosters carbon accounting suite with launch of Green IT

    Greenstone Carbon Management, the global specialist carbon solutions company, has announced today the launch of Green IT, an addition to its Acco2unt carbon accounting suite*. Green IT allows large organisations to accurately audit and rationalise their IT estate – such as desktop computers, servers, peripherals and data centre appliances - for energy efficiency and carbon emissions. It offers a ...


    By Greenstone+

  • Seminar: Material flow cost accounting and carbon footprinting

    Spanish Version below / Versión Española ver abajo Taking informed decisions, which consider environmental, social and economic aspects is the objective of the participants of the seminar held on March 31, 2011 in Spanish in Mexico City. The Seminar is offered in collaboration between ifu Hamburg GmbH, SE-Ambiental and the Institute for Material ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • IHS Again Named Carbon Accounting Software Emerging Leader

    Groom Energy Study Recognizes IHS as a Top Provider of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Management Software for Second Consecutive Year. IHS (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, has been recognized as an emerging leader for enterprise carbon accounting (ECA) software for the second consecutive year, according to Groom ...


    By IHS Markit

  • International Service Company Serco Turns to Greenstone for Carbon Accounting Reporting Tool

    Online reporting empowers organisation to model the carbon impact of future business scenarios and benchmark performance with speed and accuracy. Greenstone Carbon Management, the global specialist carbon solutions company, has announced today that it is working with Serco, one of the world"s leading service companies with 70,000 employees delivering essential services to governments and private ...


    By Greenstone+

  • UN, Major Investment Firms Call for Increased Focus on Carbon Risk Management and Carbon Accounting in Investment Industry

    Institutional investors should start measuring, disclosing and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with their investments and portfolios to reduce policy, regulatory and financial risks associated with these emissions, a new Investor Briefing launched by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) said today. The briefing was developed jointly by UNEP and ...

  • Super Group implements global carbon accounting solution to manage its environmental impact

    Super Group today announced its implementation of Greenstone Carbon Management’s Acco2unt solution to measure, manage and reduce its environmental impact. This signals another significant step in Super Group’s drive to improve its environmental performance across its broad-based supply chain management business. The carbon accounting software enables Super ...


    By Greenstone+

  • Businesses certified to the Carbon Trust Standard account for over 50% of the total UK retail market

    Insight from the British Retail Consortium highlights that UK retailers are increasingly recognising the reputational and financial benefits of reducing their carbon emissions. Despite the recession, insight from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) highlights that UK retailers are increasingly recognising the reputational ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • PwC provides technical expertise for new `Scope 3` and product life cycle carbon accounting standards

    Two new standards for accounting and reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, developed in part with the technical leadership of PwC, were launched by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Known as the GHG Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) and the Product Life Cycle standards, the new standards will increase the scale and ...

  • International organizations to cooperate on greenhouse gas accounting

    In a move that will bolster confidence among the growing number of companies seeking to understand and manage their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, three organizations today announced that they will work together to promote their GHG accounting and reporting standards. ISO (International Organization for Standardization), the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for ...

  • Introducing the Elusor Environmental Accounting Tools Network

    Be part of a community at the cutting edge of environmental and sustainability performance 8 October, 2010 – Today sees the launch of the Elusor Environmental Accounting Tools Network – a dynamic online community created to educate, connect and equip people with a passion for improving the environmental and sustainability performance of organisations, large ...

  • Carbon number crunching

    A booming economy and population led China to emerge in 2006 as the global leader in fossil-fuel carbon emissions, a distinction it still maintains. But exactly how much carbon China releases has been a topic of debate, with recent estimates varying by as much as 15 percent. “There’s great scrutiny of Chinese emissions now that they are the world’s largest fossil-fuel ...

  • 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 carbon footprints of a wide range of food products, and worked with a variety of companies to help them understand the carbon content of their food. As a ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • New ecosystem service accounting method developed and applied on the ground

    The use of important ecosystem services, such as carbon storage or hunting, can be estimated through ecosystem accounting methods, a new study demonstrates. The researchers tested models that could help policymakers to understand the capacity of ecosystems to generate ecosystem services, and how these services are used over ...

  • Carbon equals cash: the value of low carbon polymers

    Axion Polymers has achieved its Climate Change Agreement (CCA) target; firmly underlining its commitment to energy-efficient production of sustainable low carbon polymer products derived from end-of-life vehicles and waste electrical and electronic equipment. Two years ago, the Manchester-based plastics recycler was one of the first companies in its sector to sign up to the Government’s ...


    By Axion Group

  • Low Carbon City Lab

    This project is an important catalyst for green growth opportunities and climate change mitigation in cities and urban areas around the globe. The project will provide funding, planning, capacity building, design and performance monitoring services at city level. The core project team of South Pole Carbon, the Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National ...

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