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  • 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 ...


  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Foundation

  • Carbon footprint standard ISO 14067

    ISO 14067 is to be published in the next two years. This Standard will influence New Zealand’s marketing of export products and will ensure that reliable information is provided on the carbon footprint of products. Barbara Nebel, PE INTERNATIONAL (Australasia) is New Zealand’s representative on the ISO committee developing this standard and co-chairs the Standards New Zealand ...


    By thinkstep

  • 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 ...

  • Footprint Expert 4.0 software now includes new carbon footprinting standards

    Launch of Carbon Trust Footprint Expert 4.0 enables carbon footprints of products and services to be calculated against PAS2050:2011 and the WRI/WBCSD GHG Product Standard The Carbon Trust has launched a new release of Footprint Expert - version 4.0. Previous versions enabled companies to calculate and report the footprint of their products and services according to the first ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • The NHS unveils plans to slash its carbon footprint

    The NHS has pledged to become one of England's leading sustainable and low carbon organisations and to meet the Government's target of an 80 per cent reduction in carbon emissions by 2050. This pledge is set out in a new Strategy, Saving Carbon, Improving Health, which will be launched by NHS Chief Executive, David Nicholson, and NHS Sustainable Development Unit Director, Dr David Pencheon. The ...


  • Biofilters cut old landfill carbon footprint

    Researchers in the US are testing biofilter systems as a viable alternative to releasing methane from passive landfill vents into the atmosphere. The technology could reduce the overall impact of old landfills on global warming. Details are reported in the current issue of the International Journal of Environmental Engineering. Organic matter rotting in smaller, old landfill sites generates a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Richest BC households have biggest carbon footprint

    GHG emissions reduction policies will be more successful if geared to income: ...

  • Why we need carbon footprinting and labelling

    Viewpoint from Darran Messem, Managing Director, Carbon Trust Certification 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 move itself off carbon and meet ...


    By Carbon Trust

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