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  • GrowHow achieve product carbon footprint certification

    Britain's only major fertiliser manufacturer, GrowHow, has worked with the Carbon Trust to certify the carbon footprints of its products. GrowHow is responsible for about 35% of the fertiliser used in the UK, with most of the rest imported from abroad. Working with the Carbon Trust, GrowHow has had the carbon footprints of its fertiliser products certified, as well as the reductions that ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • LRQA verifies LINPAC product carbon footprint

    Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) has verified LINPAC Allibert’s ’Maxinest’ distribution tray against Europe’s most authoritative product carbon footprinting (PCF) specification, PAS 2050. LINPAC Allibert’s carbon footprint assessment was conducted by Sustain according to PAS 2050 rules and regulations and verified by LRQA based on each crate performing 92 return trips (a 20 day cycle) ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Global carbon footprinting catalysed by launch of new international standard

    Carbon Trust broadens product carbon footprint certification services: meeting demand for international verification - including new WRI and WBCSD standard Today, the Carbon Trust is announcing that it is the first organisation to offer a service certifying to the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Ecova Earns 2013 Accreditation from Carbon Disclosure Project to Help Companies Calculate Carbon Data

    Ecova—the total energy and sustainability management company—today announced it has, for the second year in a row, earned accreditation from the ...


    By Ecova

  • Our Man in Doha: Day Three - Carbon footprinting is an international pursuit

    Jeff Beyer is our man in Doha, representing the Carbon Trust at a number of events taking place alongside the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, and reporting back with his own perspective on what is taking place. I was delighted to speak at the EU pavilion this afternoon at the request of Minister Corrado Clini, the Italian Minister of the Environment, Land and ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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

  • Truvia® brand demonstrates its commitment to reducing its environmental impacts by achieving carbon footprint certification with the Carbon Trust

     The Truvia® business announced today that its Truvia® calorie-free sweetener is the first stevia-based sweetener to be awarded product carbon footprint certification. The certification arm of the UK-based Carbon Trust has certified the total greenhouse gas emissions at every stage of the supply chain, including cultivation, processing, packaging, transport and use and disposal. The ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • SCS Global Services Verifies Delta Air Lines´ Carbon Footprint - A First Among Legacy Airlines

    SCS Global Services (SCS) has verified the carbon footprint of Delta Air Lines, making it the world's first legacy airline to achieve a successful, independent third party verification of its greenhouse gas emissions inventory. SCS confirmed Delta's conformance with The Climate Registry's General Reporting Protocol, one of the ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • CDP Accredits SCS Global Services as U.S. Consultancy Partner

    CDP and SCS Global Services (SCS) jointly announced today that CDP has approved SCS as an accredited U.S. Consultancy ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • 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

  • Investeco, Renewal2 and Miovision Technologies partner to minimize the environmental footprint of traffic

    Renewal2 Fund and Investeco Capital are announcing an investment in Ontario-based Miovision Technologies, which develops intelligent technology solutions to address the environmental and infrastructure challenges facing today’s global transportation networks. Investeco Capital, a Toronto-based environmental venture capital fund manager and Renewal2, a Vancouver-based early-stage impact ...

  • Sainsbury’s launches carbon reduction programme

    In an industry first, Sainsbury's has announced a major extension to its carbon reduction scheme for farmers who supply the supermarket with beef, lamb, pork, poultry and eggs. The move follows the success of the scheme with Sainsbury's 325 dairy farmers, who are part of Sainsbury's Dairy Development Group (SDDG) - they recorded a reduction in excess of 5,000 tonnes of CO2 during their carbon ...


    By J Sainsbury

  • Carbon Trust and CRedit360 Partner to Deliver

      The Carbon Trust and CRedit360 today announce a new commercial collaboration that will develop a series of software solutions designed to enable companies to cost effectively manage value chain carbon emissions. For the first time a carbon management system will be available that goes beyond measurement and provides in-built capability to calculate, interpret and make recommendations ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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

  • UK Village at CARBON EXPO 2006

    - UK Climate Change Projects Office organizes group participation CARBON EXPO 2006 - Global Carbon Market Fair & Conference - is the w orld's only trade fair and conference for emissions trading and the carbon market. From 10th to 12th May 2006, it will be ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Carbon Neutral and Peregrine:Making Adventure Travel Greener

    Adventure travel company Peregrine and Carbon Neutral have joined forces to offer responsible travellers greener opportunities to explore the world. The two organisations have established a unique carbon reduction programme with the aim to work towards providing totally carbon neutral travel for Australian customers. The new project will offset carbon emissions created by ...


    By Carbon Neutral

  • 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+

  • 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

  • Carbon reduction label hits £2bn consumer goods landmark

    The total annual retail value of consumer goods sold in the UK bearing the Carbon Reduction Label has reached £2 billion1 the Carbon Trust announced today, as new research shows that 9 out of 10 households in the UK bought a carbon labeled product in the last year2. The milestone figure comes as Tesco confirmed it has added the Carbon Reduction Label to its own brand dried egg ...


    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

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