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  • National Audit Office points to CHP as NHS carbon saving champion

    The National Audit Office (NAO) has stated that the NHS can achieve the largest carbon and cost savings in building energy use by installing combined heat and power (CHP) in acute trusts. In its new 'NHS and Sustainability' report to the House of Commons ...


    By ENER-G

  • Threshold Group and Trucost partner to advance carbon audits for family foundation investment portfolios

    Threshold Group and Trucost have formed a strategic partnership to provide carbon audits of investment portfolios, particularly those of family foundations. The firms are also extending their methodology to assess the carbon risk exposures of underlying assets in derivative investments. Several of Threshold’s clients, including The Russell Family Foundation, representing the family that ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • NPL gives evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee

    he Environmental Audit Committee examines how government policies and programmes will affect the environment and sustainable development. It is made up of prominent MPs from each of the major political parties. Jane was joined by Tony Grayling and Mark Ellis Jones of the Environment Agency. The session aimed to address the following points: The risk from fracking operations in the UK, ...

  • BMO achieves carbon neutrality

    BMO Financial Group announced today it has achieved carbon neutrality relative to its energy consumption and transportation emissions across the company, worldwide. This fulfills a commitment made by the Bank in September 2008. "Special thanks go to our employees who've made sustainability a priority at BMO," said Bill Downe, President and Chief Executive Officer. "They have made meaningful ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • The UK needs effective environmental labelling, warns Environmental Audit Committee

    The Government must do more to ensure that environmental labelling is clear, simple and consistent and it must do more to encourage carbon labelling, warns the Environmental Audit Committee. In a report named, Environmental Labelling, the Environmental Audit Committee calls for a sector-based universal labelling scheme “comparable to those emerging in food labelling ...

  • Best practices for an efficient Global EHS compliance audit program

    Enablon, the world's leading provider of sustainability and QEHS management software solutions, and Enhesa, the global environmental, health and safety regulatory consultancy, today announced the organization of a webinar on "Global EHS Audit Programs: Best Practices to Make it Work." The webinar will provide insight into best practices and lessons learned regarding the critical and complex issue ...

  • Calgon Carbon Names New CFO

    PITTSBURGH, PA — July 14, 2010 — Calgon Carbon (NYSE: CCC) announced today that Stevan R. Schott (47) has been named vice president, chief financial officer, effective immediately. He will have responsibility for all corporate financial functions. Mr. Schott replaces Leroy M. Ball (42) who has accepted a position with another company, effective September 1, 2010. In the interim, Mr. ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • World carbon markets at a turning point

    The world's carbon markets are at a turning point according to the latest Thomson Reuters Point Carbon annual survey of carbon trading. While the volume of carbon credits traded globally will grow by an estimated 14 percent this year, reaching roughly 12 gigatons of carbon dioxide equivalents, concerns remain about depressed market prices in certain markets and uncertainties abound over the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Carbon Capital Markets to offer Carbon Credits from United Nations Approved Projects

    Carbon Capital Markets®, a leading carbon trading and asset management company, is to offer issued Certified Emission Reductions (CERs). The issued CERs will be made available to companies looking to voluntarily offset their carbon footprint as part of their wider environmental and CSR strategies and customer engagement.  Issued CERs are Kyoto compliant carbon credits which have already ...


    By Carbon Capital Markets

  • Final report CARBON EXPO- Carbon markets grew in volume but continues to face uncertainties

    Carbon markets grew in volume but continues to face uncertainties Participation at CARBON EXPO high as market players seek clarity With around 2,500 visitors and media representatives participating from 95 countries, the 9th annual CARBON EXPO in Cologne ended today with a strong show of continued commitment from the private sector. Despite financial turbulence, ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Costa Rica Gives SCS Global Services Go-Ahead to Verify Carbon Footprints and Carbon Neutrality under Ambitious Carbon Neutrality Initiative

    SCS Global Services (SCS) has earned accreditation from the Costa Rican government as a carbon footprint verification body under its ambitious new climate policy, which aims to make Costa Rica the first carbon neutral country. SCS will verify the ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • Masdar signs carbon emission reduction project with

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-billion dollar renewable energy and clean technology initiative, and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) today signed an agreement to monetize the emission reduction associated with carbon dioxide capture and recycling at GPIC’s fertilizer facility in Bahrain, under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The project, which will capture carbon ...


    By MASDAR

  • Enablon to be at Copenhagen will share insights on carbon management

    Enablon, the world’s leading provider of sustainability software solutions announced today it will share its expertise on carbon management software best practices during the Copenhagen 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference. Specifically, Enablon will host a workshop at the Copenhagen Bright Green event on December 13th.  Enablon, the world’s leading provider of sustainability ...


    By Enablon

  • Greenstone Carbon Management to exhibit at Green IT Expo

    Greenstone Carbon Management, the global specialist carbon solutions company, has announced that it will be exhibiting at The Green IT Expo on the 10th – 11th November 2009. Greenstone will showcase its carbon accounting software suite Acco2unt* and the recent addition Green IT. Green IT allows large organisations to accurately audit and rationalise their IT estate – such as desktop computers, ...


    By Greenstone+

  • UK committee supports personal carbon trading

    A House of Commons committee suggested last week that the UK Parliament create a personal carbon-trading scheme for all citizens of the United Kingdom. It was the strongest statement yet by any government in favor of an individual cap-and-trade system for buying and selling greenhouse gas emissions. Personal carbon trading would provide a set 'carbon emissions allowance' to each citizen and ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • CARBON EXPO is supported by eleven prestigious organizations

    The upcoming CARBON EXPO Global Carbon Market Fair & Conference continues to maintain its leading role as the world’s foremost conference and fair for carbon market players, with the support of eight international stakeholders involved in emissions trading and carbon finance. It provides stakeholders a chance to showcase technologies, services and successful carbon projects in the ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Clear and Simple advice on healthcare waste audits provided by new CIWM guidance

    The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has published the latest guidance on waste auditing for large healthcare producers. The document is set up by the Institution’s Healthcare Waste Special Interest Group, and is designed to provide straightforward and to the point guidance on pre-acceptance waste audits, as required by the Environmental Permitting (England & Wales) ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Nomura select Greenstone for Energy and Carbon Management

    Greenstone Carbon Management, the global carbon solutions specialist, has announced today that it has secured a contract with Nomura, the global investment bank, to help measure, manage and report its carbon emissions across the Bank’s operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Greenstone Carbon Management’s Acco2unt software will allow Nomura to address its complex carbon ...


    By Greenstone+

  • NEW CARBON FOOTPRINT MEASURES – ACT NOW

    Start preparing now for a new carbon emissions trading scheme, which will hit up to 5,000 UK organisations – starting next year, advises green power business Ener-g Combined Power. Although the government’s proposed Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) will be implemented in stages from 2010 to 2013, it will affect businesses much sooner because charges are likely to be based on consumption ...


    By ENER-G

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