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  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Calculating carbon emissions

    Refrigerant Gas & Fugitive Emissions Compliance Includes CO2 Calculations If you manage a facility using a refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) system or heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC-R) system, it’s time to comply with federal and state environmental laws regarding carbon emissions. To help reduce greenhouse gases, the law requires calculating carbon emissions. This ...


    By Verisae

  • ifu Hamburg calculates Carbon Footprint on behalf of EWE Energy

    Carbon Footprint calculation of a roof construction by German company Holzbau Janssen. According to the signs of the time the German company for woodwork "Janssen Holzbau GmbH" believes in the economic and ecologic advantages of sustainability. Thus, the carbon footprint of a roof construction has been calculated with 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)

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • CSX introduces improved carbon calculator

    As millions of Americans head to stores or make online purchases, CSX has launched an improved Carbon Calculator aimed at helping consumers and businesses better understand the key role freight rail plays in a sustainable supply chain.  “CSX’s online Carbon Calculator not only helps our customers make smart supply chain decisions, it also helps educate consumers about the path ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • EPA awards Delta Consultants cleanup footprint calculator contract for California

    Delta Consultants, an Oranjewoud company (NYSE Euronext: ORANW), announced that the San Francisco District and Environmental Protection Agency awarded the firm a contract for the design specification work of a leaking underground storage tank (LUST) Cleanup Footprint Calculator. Work will begin immediately.The Calculator will quantify the carbon footprint resulting from the remediation of ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • PepsiCo Launches New Facebook-Inspired Carbon Calculator

    SOURCE: PepsiCo DESCRIPTION:For a company like PepsiCo, which oversees more than 20 brands and hundreds of different products around the world, calculating the carbon footprint of just one of its products can take weeks, and at a significant cost to the company. To save time and money, PepsiCo teamed up with researchers from ...


    By 3BL Media

  • 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

  • Supermarket Tesco Drops Carbon Footprint Label Plan

    Global grocery store Tesco had pledged to label all 70,000 of its products with their carbon footprints. However the retailer's now debating whether or not to continue upholding this commitment, with the firm blaming the amount of work involved and the fact that other shop's failed to follow its lead. The news comes as Tesco ranked 93rd out of over 2,000 participants in the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Axion Consulting offers carbon footprint services

    Having become the first UK polymer producer to offer a carbon reduction labelled product, Axion Consulting is sharing its expertise with others wanting to follow a similar route and carbon footprint their own products or processes. The plastic recycling specialist, part of the Manchester-based Axion Group, became the UK’s first polymer producer to gain a certified Carbon Footprint label in ...

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