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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • UK SMEs can save £400 million a year through carbon footprint reduction and certification

    Carbon Trust Standard launches free guide helping growing businesses measure, manage and reducing carbon emissions and energy costs UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) could collectively save nearly £400 million per year in energy costs, and over 2.5 million tonnes of C02e1, by reducing their carbon footprints and certifying their efforts under the ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Specialty Group Achieves Major Reduction in Carbon Footprint

    Following a detailed internal review in preparation for ISO 14001:2004 certification, a number of initiatives were undertaken which dramatically reduced the amount of manufacturing production waste going to landfill and the amount of electricity consumed within the Specialty Group businesses. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Specialty Group identified ...


    By PRWeb

  • 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

  • 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

  • Manchester United nets reduction in its carbon footprint

    Tens of thousands of fans; floodlit stadiums and multi-million pound franchises – Premiership football doesn’t immediately spring to mind as the most environmentally friendly business.  However, Manchester United has a vision to be the best Football Club in the World, both on and off the pitch, and has become the 250th company in the UK to net the Carbon Trust Standard for ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Trinity Mirror cuts carbon footprint to be first to retain carbon trust standard

    Trinity Mirror has set the standard for others to follow by becoming the first company in the UK to achieve recertification with the Carbon Trust Standard  – the UK’s premier certification for companies that are reducing their carbon emissions. Since 2005 Trinity Mirror has consistently reduced carbon emissions across its ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • O2 becomes the first network operator to certify carbon footprints with the Carbon Trust

    O2 works together with the Carbon Trust to calculate and certify carbon emissions of voice and data services. O2 has become the first mobile network operator to have carbon footprints independently verified by the Carbon Trust. Using our Footprint Expert software O2 ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • ENER-G provides low carbon retrofit to shrink charity's carbon footprint

    Red Rose Forest has partnered with Salford-based ENER-G and Salford City Council to decarbonise its small industrial unit by implementing a number of energy efficiency improvements that will achieve annual cost savings of £3,900.  The Community Forest for Greater Manchester has reduced the carbon dioxide emissions from its building by almost 19 tonnes per year, ...


    By ENER-G

  • Carbon Trust launches new service to verify company carbon footprints

    Footprint Verification service gives assurance for annual reporting and disclosure to stakeholders Today, the Carbon Trust launches Footprint Verification, a new service that will provide companies and organisations with independent verification of their corporate carbon footprints. The service has been launched to help companies and organisations manage the increasing ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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

  • SGS Announces Global Product Mark Program for Carbon Footprint

    SGS introduces a new and unique program of three product marks for environmental impact, progressing towards the ultimate tier of greenhouse gas neutrality, to help companies transparently demonstrate their ongoing environmental commitment. SGS Consumer Testing Services announced today the first Product Carbon Footprint program to offer marks that can be applied to manufactured products that are ...


    By SGS

  • New Standard for Product Carbon Footprinting Launched in the United States

    Food and beverage carbon footprinting consultancy Aura Sustainability is in the process of tweaking its product carbon footprinting tools and models to be compliant with a new standard for product carbon measurement that has been released by the World Resources Institute and the World Business ...


    By PRWeb

  • New standard for product carbon footprinting launched in the United States

    Food and beverage carbon footprinting consultancy Aura Sustainability is in the process of tweaking its product carbon footprinting tools and models to be compliant with a new standard for product measurement that has been released by the World Resources Institute and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development in the United States. The standard ...


    By Aura Sustainability

  • SGS Introduces Product Carbon Footprint Marks on the Indian Market

    As a result of rising consumer awareness, reducing the carbon footprint has become a key focus area for many organizations. A carbon footprint helps to assess the impact people and businesses have on the environment. It measures the amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced by different activities. By knowing the carbon footprint of products and the organization, it is easier to develop a ...


    By SGS

  • Trina Solar Completes BSI Product Carbon Footprint Verification

    Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced thatit has obtained Carbon Footprint Verification (the "Verification") for the Company's solar PV modules from the British Standards Institution (BSI), a leading international standards and certification body. In accordance with PAS ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

  • 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

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