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 Foundation

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • SoFi confirmed to be leading enterprise carbon accounting software

    On 11 May 2009, a group of North American consultancies published the most extensive and up-to-date study on corporate carbon footprint software solutions. A total of 51 software products have been assessed, based on software presentations and client interviews. This led to a shortlist of 7 emerging ECA (Enterprise Carbon Accounting) leaders, with SoFi Software of PE INTERNATIONAL in a ...


    By thinkstep

  • 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

  • Carbon Accounting - Building the case for a green work place

    An environmentally friendly office is not hard to achieve says ACCA (the Association for Chartered Certified Accountants) as it offers ten practical tips for a sustainable workplace as part of its drive towards carbon accounting.Wyn Mears, Director of ACCA UK says: “With politicians struggling to come to an agreement on climate change, and with the global Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen weeks ...


    By RealWire

  • 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

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • New report ranks PE as enterprise energy and carbon accounting leader

    PE INTERNATIONAL AG, a leading provider of sustainability management software and expert consulting services, has been confirmed as 2011 Enterprise Energy and Carbon Accounting leader. The fourth edition of the report from Groom Energy Solutions added Energy Management features as a new selection criteria for vendors due to a shift in customer demand. The report entitled “The 2011 ...


    By thinkstep

  • PE INTERNATIONAL named 2010 Emerging Enterprise Carbon Accounting Leader

    For the second consecutive year, PE INTERNATIONAL was identified as an ECA Emerging Leader in the Enterprise Carbon Accounting (ECA) report by Groom Energy Solutions, a provider of renewable and energy efficiency solutions to organizations across the U.S.. Enterprise Carbon Accounting refers to calculating, managing, reporting, ...


    By thinkstep

  • Researcher proposes improved carbon accounting method, mobile app engages public

    Niagara Research, Niagara College’s Research and Innovation division, has helped to power GridWatch: a mobile application that gives a transparent view of Ontario’s electricity grid. Kurt Frommann, a former research associate specializing in Ontario’s energy system, led the research on a collaborative project with e3 Solutions Inc. – a company that develops cloud carbon ...


    By e3 Solutions Inc.

  • Carbon Reporting Opens Floodgate for New Revenue Streams – Accountancy Age

    The UK Coalition Government’s announcement that companies listed on the London Stock Exchange will be required to report their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from April next year has caught many by surprise. While welcomed by an eclectic mix of stakeholders, from the CBI to environmental lobbyists, the government’s earlier failure to incorporate mandatory carbon reporting as part of ...


    By Ecometrica

  • 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 ...

  • Science article on GHG accounting misses the mark on biofuels

    Biofuels produced from biomass feedstocks (i.e. plant matter) are, by definition, carbon neutral because carbon dioxide tailpipe emissions from the combustion of biofuels are readily absorbed by growing plants. As such, the tailpipe emissions resulting from the use of a gallon of ethanol produced from corn grown on U.S. farmland are negated by the growing of the corn itself. Yet, in a newly ...

  • Exports account for one-third of China’s emissions

    As Chinese manufacturers feed a growing global appetite for cheap goods, these exports account for a rising share of the country's greenhouse gas emissions, a new study reveals. Exports are now responsible for one-third of China's emissions, according to a study that will appear in the journal Energy Policy. The researchers describe their analysis as the most systematic study of the subject to ...

  • 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 ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you