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  • 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

  • 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+

  • 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+

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Carbon trust standard launches new service to help SMEs benefit from carbon reduction

    A UK first, the new service comes at a time when a ‘perfect storm’ of factors – from rising energy prices to looming regulatory controls – are making carbon-cutting an imperative whatever the size or shape of your enterprise. SMEs account for 45% of business energy use according to government statistics and are widely recognised as having a vital role to play in the UK ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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 ...

  • Low Carbon City Lab

    Climate-KIC has accepted a new Flagship project - the Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL). 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 ...

  • ClimateCHECK and Saskatchewan Research Council establish cooperative agreement on carbon forestry services

    ClimateCHECK is pleased to announce that it has entered into a cooperative agreement with the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) to provide advisory and verification services for technologies related to greenhouse gas (GHG) projects to mitigate climate change. “SRC’s technical expertise with carbon storage in forests and other climate change-related initiatives complements ClimateCHECK’s ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • New guidance makes corporate value chain accounting easier

    An effective corporate climate change strategy requires a detailed understanding of a company’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Until recently, most companies have focused on measuring emissions from their own operations and electricity consumption, using the ...

  • Counting the carbon in overseas investments

    In a landmark settlement, two US government agencies are now required to consider the climate change impacts of overseas financing. The environmental NGOs Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace, along with the city of Boulder, Colorado, originally brought the suit to court in 2002. They alleged that the Export-Import Bank and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) provided more than $32 ...

  • Low-Carbon energy - a roadmap

    Technologies available today, and those expected to become competitive over the next decade, will permit a rapid decarbonization of the global energy economy, according to a report by the World Watch Institute. New renewable energy technologies, combined with a broad suite of energy-efficiency advances, will allow global energy needs to be met without fossil fuels and by adding only minimally to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Flight carbon footprint calculator prelude to aviation carbon market

    The United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization, ICAO, has unveiled a carbon calculation tool on its website that allows travellers to estimate the carbon footprint for any flight they take. A carbon footprint is a measure of the impact human activities have on the environment in terms of the amount of greenhouse gases produced, measured in units of carbon dioxide. For instance, one ...

  • CARBON EXPO reinforces its leadership role in the carbon market

    258 exhibitors from more than 60 countries and 3000 visitors from more than 115 countries accepted the invitation of the organisers Koelnmesse, the World Bank and the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), to share experiences and gain knowledge of current topics and trends, technologies, projects and services at this years CARBON EXPO. The EXPO recorded a more than 16 percent ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Low Carbon Technology Commercialisation

    Speech by Gregory Barker, Minister of State, on the role of measurement in the acceleration of green technologies. Originally given at 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London. This is a transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered. Good morning, it’s a real pleasure to be here today to talk about the opportunities and challenges in commercialising new low carbon ...

  • The University of Toronto`s School of the Environment`s Certificate in GHG Inventory, Accounting and Reporting

    The University of Toronto's School of the Environment is pleased to announce today its inclusion as a recognized CSA Group educational provider to prepare students for the internationally recognized, professional Inventory Quantifier Certification exam (GHG-IQ). The School of the Environment is the only educational institution to receive this recognition.  CSA Group is a leading North ...

  • Putting the spotlight on carbon in the supply chain

    Viewpoint from Aleyn Smith-Gillespie, Principal at Carbon Trust Advisory Recent Carbon Trust Advisory research found that multi-national organisations will significantly increase their focus on supply chain carbon in the next 2-3 years, but what’s ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Keeping councils at the heart of carbon reduction

    Local authorities are being encouraged to lead the way on energy efficiency and carbon reduction in their areas - Viewpoint by Tim Pryce, Head of Public Sector The public sector has long been leading the pack when it comes to cutting energy costs and carbon emissions. One of the major drivers put in place by government to encourage local action was a framework of national indicators, ...


    By Carbon Trust

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