carbon footprint News

  • Carbon footprinting gallery

    The Carbon Trust is delighted to announce our opening of the world's first ever Carbon Footprinting Gallery on 3 April. We are also pleased to announce that Gary Neville will be opening the gallery with a brief talk about his interest in sustainability and roles as Founder of Sustainability in Sport and as the newly appointed Environmental Ambassador for Manchester United. The unique gallery ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Short course carbon footprinting

    In line with the Umberto User Workshop on September 28/29, we offer a Short Course for Carbon Footprinting on September 27. This one-day training will enable you to model, calculate and analyse Carbon Footprints with Umberto. If you are interested to participate, please use ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Sankey diagrams for Carbon Footprint

    e!Sankey part of new Umberto footprinting software ifu Hamburg GmbH has released Umberto for Carbon Footprint 1.0, a software for modeling product life cycles and calculating Product Carbon Footprints. Umberto for Carbon Footprint is a member of the Umberto product family. Many of the popular e!Sankey's features are found in the new carbon footprinting software. The ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Tracking your carbon footprint

    An innovation called Carbon Hero may help reduce global warming by making people more aware of their carbon footprint. Regional prize winner in the 2007 European Satellite Navigation Competition, sponsored by ESA’s Technology Transfer Programme, the device uses satellite navigation technology to track journeys. Concerned about global warming, many people are now looking for ways to reduce ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Christmas Carbon Footprint Game

    Please come and try our 'Christmas Carbon Footprint Game' http://www.carboncounter.info/xmasfootprint.html. It is a bit of online fun that can lead to something serious. There is also a 'popup' survey to find out what you think about Bali and ...


  • Creating change through carbon footprinting

    Darran Messem, Managing Director, Carbon Trust Certification, on the value of carbon reduction for businesses As the world's expert in carbon footprinting, and the first company to create a carbon label for use on products, we are passionate about why companies and consumers should embrace carbon footprinting and labelling. Why? It all comes down to creating change. For the world to ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Umberto for carbon footprint - a new software

    We are proud to launch to the market our new software 'Umberto for Carbon Footprint'. This is a dedicated version of Umberto, that is designed specifically to support your work in modelling, visualizing, calculating, and assessing the carbon footprint of a product. It is also the first of a series of software tools of ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • New software measures carbon footprint

    New computer software enabling companies to measure their carbon footprint has been launched by Veolia Environmental Services. The Greenhouse Gas Tracker allows businesses to calculate not only how much energy they are using and the level of emissions but also how much energy they have recovered. Waste management provider Veolia Environmental ...

  • Sustainability summit footprinted by carbon masters

    Carbon Masters were in Washington last week, carrying out a carbon footprint of the FMI/GMA Sustainability Summit. Carbon footprinting of delegates was carried out by Carbon Masters associates in the US, Bob Raynsford (pictured left) and Mark Baum (pictured right) with assistance from Company Director Kevin Houston. The team used Carbon Guru for Events, Carbon Masters innovative events ...


    By Carbon Masters

  • Launch of Umberto for Carbon Footprint v1.0

    We are proud to present the new version 1.0 of our software Umberto for Carbon Footprint. Umberto for Carbon Footprint is especially designed for calculating, modeling and analysing carbon footprints for products and companies. This carbon management tool provides an intuitive user interface and a great functionality. Umberto for ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • New carbon footprint tool launched to calculate the carbon footprint of pharmaceutical products

    ABPI (Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry) collaborates with the Carbon Trust to help pharmaceutical companies quickly estimate the carbon footprint of tablet medicines distributed in blister packs ABPI (Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry) collaborates with the Carbon Trust to help pharmaceutical companies quickly estimate the carbon footprint of ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Measuring the carbon footprint of your hotel

    The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in collaboration with 23 leading global hospitality companies, have launched a methodology to calculate and communicate the carbon footprint of hotel stays and meetings in a consistent and transparent way. The group saw an opportunity to improve how the hotel industry communicates its impacts. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New version of Carbon Footprint Software

    New software version Umberto for Carbon Footprint with more data and features. Umberto for Carbon Footprint 1.1 leverages the possibilities of corporate or product carbon footprinting substantially. Most important is the enrichment of data available beyond ecoinvent by BioGrace, a database for assessing the emissions of bio fuels, and GWP data (Global Warming Potential) from Korea and ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • The other footprint: the water footprint

    By now, you’ve all heard of the Carbon Footprint — the 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. Today, KGG sheds light on the other foot; Your Water Footprint. The Water footprint of an individual is defined as the total water used for the production of the goods and services consumed ...

  • 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 ...

  • Cautious welcome for new Carbon footprint specification

    The eagerly awaited PAS 2050, a specification for carbon footprint analysis, was published in London on 29th October 2008. Dave Covell, a Principal at environmental consultancy firm ENVIRON has used the new standard for the last few weeks and says, 'This is an excellent document which will provide a benchmark that will be used world-wide. We know that many businesses have been treading water, ...


    By ENVIRON

  • Successful conferences on resource efficiency and carbon footprint

    In line with the Hannover Messe 2011 ifu Hamburg GmbH has successfully organized two conferences on Resource Efficiency and Carbon Footprint on April 6-7, 2011. There was much interest from various branches and more than 100 auditors attended the conference. Most of the presentations of the Resource Efficiency and Carbon Footprint conferences will be published online as pdf and video shortly. ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Conference on carbon footprint - at the Hannover Messe 2011

    Hannover Messe remains the world's leading showcase for industrial technology, materials and product ideas. In line with the Hannover Messe 2011, visitors can benefit on April 06, 2011 from an interesting Conference Program on Carbon Footprint. Event: Carbon Footprint for products and companies - methods and tools in practice Date: April 06, 2011 ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Camlab Reduces Its Carbon Footprint By >50%

    The Installation has been taking shape over the last few weeks with over 500 Solar PV Arrays being hauled onto the roof of the main warehouse. The total size of the array is 150 kWp (peak power) equivalent to an estimated energy harvest of 119,280 kWh. A typical house roof system would generate 2400 kWh per year and consumes ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • SunPower Initiates Corporate Carbon Footprint Reporting

    Carbon Emissions per Watt Produced Declines 10 Percent 2008 to 2009 SAN JOSE, Calif. - SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced that it has submitted its first response to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an organization that works with shareholders and businesses to disclose the greenhouse gas emissions of major corporations. SunPower's CDP response is ...


    By SunPower Corporation

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