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  • Cloud Computing study for Microsoft shows dramatic reduction in carbon emissions

    A study commissioned by Microsoft and conducted by WSP and Accenture reveals that businesses choosing to run their applications through 'cloud computing' can reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by a net of 30% or more, compared to using traditional on-site server rooms. Cloud computing is large-scale, shared IT infrastructure available over the internet and is widely acknowledged as ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • The CarbonNeutral Company Offers GoldPower: Renewable Energy With Additional Carbon Emissions Reductions

    The CarbonNeutral Company is making available GoldPower, a megawatt hour renewable energy product which also guarantees a reduction in carbon emissions. This innovative product is particularly suitable for companies who are focused on the environmental impact of their electricity consumption but want to be sure of a corresponding reduction in ...


    By The CarbonNeutral Company

  • 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

  • Why The Carbon Reduction Label For Wine?

    If you’ve continued to read past that title you are more than likely already familiar with terms such as: “climate change”, “carbon economy”, “global warming”, “carbon accounting”, “carbon neutrality”. I’m going to assume you have a passable understanding of the subject, issues and principles because I’m not going to ...


    By Aura Sustainability

  • NHS faced with carbon reduction challenge

    The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) trusts have less than 20 months to meet an ambitious target to slash NHS carbon emissions by 15 percent. The NHS sustainable development unit put a draft carbon reduction strategy, Saving Carbon, Improving Health, out to consultation at the end of May. It sparked such debate among managers that the consultation period has been extended to the end of ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Carbon Dioxide: Reduction, Capture, Reuse

    Ryncosmos LLC, creator of Strataclear®, the unique technology that captures CO2 from raw exhaust in moving vehicles, announces that a presentation on the performance of its technology will be made on June 18 at the Emissions 2013 Conference, sponsored by Eastern Michigan University at Ypsilanti, ...


    By Ryncosmos, LLC.

  • New Zealand releases 2012 emissions reduction plan

    Agencies in the core public service have released their carbon emissions inventories and carbon reduction plans as the first step in New Zealand's internationally ground-breaking Carbon Neutral Public Service programme, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard announced. 'Responsibility for developing a more sustainable nation needs to be shared by everyone. That is why the Labour-led government, ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • American Carbon Registry Approves First Carbon Offset Methodology for Emission Reductions from Deltaic Wetland Restoration

    A revolutionary new tool is now available to help restore the Gulf of Mexico's disappearing coastal wetlands -- Louisiana's first line of defense against damaging hurricanes like Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Isaac. Funded by Entergy Corporation, developed by New Orleans-based ...


    By Entergy

  • Timberland achieves industry-leading emissions reduction

    The Timberland Company (NYSE: TBL), an outdoor footwear and apparel company and environmental steward, today announced that it has achieved an industry-leading 38 percent absolute reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, as of the end of 2010. In 2006, Timberland established a five-year, 50 percent reduction ...

  • Welsh NHS to examine further carbon reductions

    The Welsh NHS has promised to assess its carbon footprint with a “major exercise” designed to improve the service’s sustainability. The exercise is aimed at identifying the main sources of carbon emissions, as well as areas in which the service’s carbon footprint can be reduced. The Welsh NHS has already had some success in using waste management projects to reduce its carbon footprint. Current ...

  • Indirect carbon emissions and why they matter

    Viewpoint from Hugh Jones, Managing Director of Carbon Trust Advisory Services According to our recent research, a combination of regulation and consumer demand means that 93% of multinational companies are now taking steps to address carbon emissions ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Carbon Reduction Scheme can boost bottom-line

    The government’s Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) should not be seen as an overhead, but an opportunity to sharpen competitive edge in the face of the current recession. Consultants at sustainable power company ENER-G believe the CRC can be used as a springboard to boost bottom-line performance by reducing energy costs, while enhancing corporate social responsibility programmes.This view is ...


    By ENER-G

  • First stage of carbon reduction scheme begins

    UK waste management companies and local authorities will have to register their electricity consumption with the Environment Agency (EA) under the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme which begins tomorrow (1 April). Waste management firms Sita, Shanks and Veolia Environmental Services are among around 23 waste and water companies which will be obligated to reduce their carbon ...

  • China moves to lower carbon emissions

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help the People's Republic of  China set up a pilot provincial emissions trading system that  could pave the way for a national scheme and lower greenhouse gas  emissions in the country. ADB is providing a $750,000 equivalent grant to lay the groundwork for a cap-and-trade based emission trading system (ETS) in Tianjin municipal area which ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Carbon Trust research underlines need for corporate leadership on carbon reduction

    New UK carbon budgets and rising consumer demand means carbon is an issue business leaders must now be prepared for New analysis out today shows that despite the UK adopting ambitious new carbon targets last month; only 59% of FTSE 100 companies have clear, robust targets to cut carbon emissions. The new ‘ ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Top achievers in carbon management and reduction recognised by Carbon Trust

    The Carbon Trust today announces the winners of four awards presented to the leading performers in Carbon Trust Standard certification assessments for 2012-2013. The awards were presented at the Carbon Trust’s Annual Certification Conference, hosted at the Royal Institution. ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • McLaren Group retains Carbon Trust Standard for ongoing commitment to carbon reduction

    McLaren Group has been recertified with the Carbon Trust Standard for successfully measuring, managing and reducing carbon emissions across the entire Group's UK operations. This achievement makes Vodafone McLaren Mercedes the first Formula 1 team to retain the Carbon Trust Standard, and underlines the Group's continuous quest to improve ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • LG launches first carbon labelled TVs in Europe and commits to further reduction of emissions

    LG demonstrates its commitment to reducing its environmental impacts by certifying its carbon footprint and earning the right to display the Carbon Trust’s Carbon Reduction Label LG Electronics’ 47LW5500-ZE and 47LW550T-ZE CINEMA 3D TVs have become the first TVs in Europe to carry the Carbon Reduction Label, which certifies the carbon emissions from every stage of their ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. Signs Voluntary Emission Reduction Transfer Agreement for the Settlement of Orica's Remaining Interest in MicroCoal.

    Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (CNSX: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Company") has recently reached an agreement with Orica Limited ("ORI" or the "Recipient") defining the terms and obligations for the settlement of ORI's outstanding debt in MicroCoal Inc. ("MCI") and the transfer of its remaining 41.79% stake in MCI to the Company (the "Debt"). Pursuant to the Share Purchase Agreement signed by CFS and ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

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