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  • Cleaning up the carbon market

    This week the Kyoto Protocol’s clean development mechanism (CDM) has registered its 1000th project, an energy efficiency project in Andhra Pradesh, India, expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 34,000 tonnes annually. While many are celebrating the start up success of multibillion-dollar CDM experiment designed to curb global warming, CDM regulators themselves are ...


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  • Westport to enter carbon market

    Westport Innovations Inc. has announced a program to monetize the carbon emission reductions associated with Cummins Westport (CWI) and Westport HD natural gas engines. The program will be a joint initiative with that in collaboration with Grütter Consulting. The Westport Carbon Project (WCP) is in the process of being registered with the internationally acclaimed Voluntary Carbon Market Standard ...


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  • ICF International Takes Best Advisory/Consultancy Award In Voluntary Carbon Market Survey

    ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been honored by companies participating in Environmental Finance magazine’s Voluntary Carbon Market Survey 2012 for its outstanding work in voluntary carbon markets. With more than 600 companies casting votes, ICF was ...


    By ICF International, Inc.

  • U.S. government carbon management market

    The United States government is one of the largest consumers of energy and is expected to spend almost $29 billion on energy in 2010, as it occupies nearly 500,000 buildings, operates more than 600,000 vehicles, employs over 1.8 million civilians, and purchases more than $500 billion in goods and services each year. Following President Obama"s Executive Order 13514 and the mandatory reporting ...


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  • CCC responds to the electricity market reform consultation

    In a letter to Chris Huhne, the CCC today welcomed the Government’s proposed reforms to the electricity market. Specifically, the Committee agreed that basing the new arrangements on long-term contracts for low carbon capacity / generation would provide more certainty for investors, and drive ...

  • Québec ready for the North American carbon market

    Québec has taken an important step towards establishing a North American carbon market. The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Pierre Arcand, and the Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade, Clément Gignac, has announced publication of a draft regulation on greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade based on the Western Climate Initiative ...


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  • 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 ...


    By Axion Group

  • Carbon management market to reach $5.7 billion by 2017

    Current trends in energy supply and use, accompanied by rising greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, are unsustainable - economically, socially, and environmentally - according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). The U.S. government estimates that GHG emissions will increase by 50% by 2030 and even with energy and fuel efficiency improvements in transportation, buildings, and electric power ...

  • REEEP Introduces Quality Benchmark for Carbon Offset Markets

    Vienna - Protecting the climate has become more sophisticated in recent years, with a plethora of options available to make a company, airline ticket or conference ‘carbon neutral.’ Governments, companies and individuals all have the opportunity to calculate the carbon emissions generated by their activities and then to purchase “offsets” from an emissions reduction project in the developing ...

  • Global Activated Carbon Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2017

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Activated Carbon Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2017 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • New carbon management firm to pursue multi-billion dollar carbon market

    Friday's closing of the deal that sees Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. join forces with ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. creates a new company that is well positioned to take advantage of a multi-billion dollar carbon market worldwide. Operating under the banner of ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd., this newly merged company will offer a broad range of industry-leading support to help organizations fully manage ...


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  • Voluntary Carbon market is fast becoming big business

    If anyone had doubts about the importance of the voluntary carbon market they would certainly have been overcome by the announcement last month by Merrill Lynch of a new carbon offset service to assist businesses to reduce emissions through voluntary offsets. In partnership with ICF International, Merrill Lynch’s new Green and Gold initiative is the latest in a series of moves ...


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  • Carbon Capital Markets to offer Carbon Credits from United Nations Approved Projects

    Carbon Capital Markets®, a leading carbon trading and asset management company, is to offer issued Certified Emission Reductions (CERs). The issued CERs will be made available to companies looking to voluntarily offset their carbon footprint as part of their wider environmental and CSR strategies and customer engagement.  Issued CERs are Kyoto compliant carbon credits which have already ...


    By Carbon Capital Markets

  • 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

  • World's first Carbon Reduction Labelled wine to enter the Australian market

    Australian wine consumers will shortly be given the option to purchase wine detailing its carbon footprint with today’s announcement of certification for Mobius Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. This wine has become the world’s first to be certified by the Carbon Trust; and to feature the Carbon Reduction Label on its ...


    By Aura Sustainability

  • Study of the climate change and carbon jobs market confirms continued growth

    ‘Green jobs’ substantially outperformed the rest of the job market despite the turbulent economy, with salaries of green collar workers in North America increasing by 4% since 2009. The results of this year’s Carbon Salary Survey indicate a thriving and growing sector, with the overall average North American salary at $104,095, an increase of over $4100 on last year’s ...


    By 3BL Media

  • New carbon standard guarantees environmental integrity and transparency for global offset market

    A new global carbon offset standard launches today at the London Stock Exchange boosting business, consumer and government confidence in the voluntary carbon market. The Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) provides a new and much needed quality assurance for certification of credible voluntary offsets.  The rigour and transparency of the new VCS will boost market confidence for many companies ...

  • The Gold Standard introduces new rules for increased rigor and clarity in carbon market

    The Gold Standard launched an upgraded version of its certification scheme this week, which better enforces the principles of additionality and sustainable development in the carbon market. The upgrade responds to increasing market demand for a faster pipeline for premium carbon offset projects. The Gold Standard is the world's most rigorous certification scheme for voluntary and compliance ...


    By First Climate AG

  • Verisae partners with Rapid Consulting Services to expand opportunities for market leading SRP platform

    Verisae, the global leader in Sustainability Resource Planning (“SRP”) software, announced today that Rapid Consulting Services has joined the company's expanding partner program. Rapid, based in Irvine, California, specializes in helping customers with corporate sustainability and carbon accounting initiatives. Started in 2007 by a group of former SAP employees, Rapid has experienced strong ...


    By Verisae

  • Global Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Composites Market 2013-2023

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Composites Market 2013-2023 ...


    By ReportLinker

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