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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • ENER-G is highly commended for innovation in CHP emissions reduction

    ENER-G's UK research, development, engineering and manufacturing teams have designed and developed  a new range of 'ultra-low' NOx Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems.   The technology is achieving emissions levels five times lower than the most widely accepted limit ...


    By ENER-G

  • Research and Markets: The Role of Carbon Footprint Reduction in the Food and Drink Industry - 2012

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kwxwq9/the_role_of_carbon) has announced the addition of the "The Role of Carbon Footprint Reduction in the Food and Drink Industry" report to their ...


    By Research and Markets

  • KPMG `living green` program exceeds overall carbon footprint reduction goals

    KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced it achieved a 26 percent reduction in its carbon footprint from 2007 through 2009, exceeding the firm"s stated three-year commitment of a 25 percent reduction in just two years. In 2008, KPMG embarked on an ambitious environmental program in the United States called "Living Green" to support the firm"s commitment to reduce the ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Richest BC households have biggest carbon footprint

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

  • Why The Carbon Reduction Label For Wine?

    If you’ve continued to read past that title you are more than likely already familiar with terms such as: “climate change”, “carbon economy”, “global warming”, “carbon accounting”, “carbon neutrality”. I’m going to assume you have a passable understanding of the subject, issues and principles because I’m not going to ...


    By Aura Sustainability

  • 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

  • Big shoes: managing an olympic-sized carbon footprint

    VANOC is the first Olympic committee to track and tackle its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the day it won the bid - July 2, 2003. Along the way, the committee has cut its projected 'business as usual' emissions by 18 percent or 57 000 tonnes (t). The Games are now forecast to emit 268 000 t- 18 000 t in direct emissions (e.g. venue construction and operation, transportation, power use) and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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

  • Save money and reduce your carbon footprint

    BUSINESSES could save around £5,000 per year on their energy bills by switching from an older less efficient uninterruptible power supply to a new product on the market, according to its manufacturer.Zigor (UK) claim that the new Ottawa Plus UPS achieves an efficiency rating of 90 per cent and can save companies money as well as reducing its carbon footprint.They say swapping an old 100kva ...


    By RealWire

  • NHS faced with carbon reduction challenge

    The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) trusts have less than 20 months to meet an ambitious target to slash NHS carbon emissions by 15 percent. The NHS sustainable development unit put a draft carbon reduction strategy, Saving Carbon, Improving Health, out to consultation at the end of May. It sparked such debate among managers that the consultation period has been extended to the end of ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Carbon Dioxide: Reduction, Capture, Reuse

    Ryncosmos LLC, creator of Strataclear®, the unique technology that captures CO2 from raw exhaust in moving vehicles, announces that a presentation on the performance of its technology will be made on June 18 at the Emissions 2013 Conference, sponsored by Eastern Michigan University at Ypsilanti, ...


    By Ryncosmos, LLC.

  • NEW CARBON FOOTPRINT MEASURES – ACT NOW

    Start preparing now for a new carbon emissions trading scheme, which will hit up to 5,000 UK organisations – starting next year, advises green power business Ener-g Combined Power. Although the government’s proposed Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) will be implemented in stages from 2010 to 2013, it will affect businesses much sooner because charges are likely to be based on consumption ...


    By ENER-G

  • 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

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