carbon reduction commitment News

  • McLaren Group retains Carbon Trust Standard for ongoing commitment to carbon reduction

    McLaren Group has been recertified with the Carbon Trust Standard for successfully measuring, managing and reducing carbon emissions across the entire Group's UK operations. This achievement makes Vodafone McLaren Mercedes the first Formula 1 team to retain the Carbon Trust Standard, and underlines the Group's continuous quest to improve ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • New survey shows public sector most committed to carbon reduction

    A new survey of the public, private and third sectors has revealed that the public sector is the most committed to reducing carbon emissions. A new survey* of the public, private and third sectors has revealed that the public sector is the most committed to reducing carbon emissions. Over half (58%) of public sector respondents said their organisation planned to make ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • AEA leads the way on helping companies prepare for the carbon reduction commitment

    Leading climate change and energy consultancy AEA is helping companies to save money by advising them on how to prepare for the impending introduction of the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC).  In preparation for the introduction of the CRC in 2010, AEA has produced an expert paper which answers the key questions businesses are asking when considering how to prepare for the CRC. Under the ...


    By Ricardo-AEA

  • Major shake up of Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRCEES)

    Yesterday the Chancellor announced wide spread changes to the structure of CRCEES as part of the Government's Comprehensive Spending Review. Whilst the 20,000 plus businesses that have to register for the scheme will be able to score out their CRCEES budget allowance for next year, costs are likely to be ten times higher from 2012 onwards. Previously allowances were purchased at £12 but ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • 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

  • Verisae helps UK organizations comply with the carbon reduction commitment energy efficiency scheme

    Software from Verisae, the global leader in Sustainability Resource Planning (“SRP”) software, is currently in use by UK leaders like Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and John Lewis Partnership. Verisae announced today that its enterprise solutions will include additional functionality to assist UK organisations with Carbon Reduction Commitment (“CRC”) Energy Efficiency Scheme compliance. Over 5,000 ...


    By Verisae

  • Major shake up of UK`s Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRCEES)

    Yesterday the UK Chancellor announced wide spread changes to the structure of CRCEES as part of the Government's Comprehensive Spending Review.  Whilst the 20,000 plus businesses that have to register for the scheme will be able to score out their CRCEES budget allowance for next year, costs are likely to be ten times higher from 2012 onwards. Previously allowances were purchased at ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • 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

  • Showcase

    Global Compact Network Singapore Launches First Official Chapter of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition and Reporting Tool RICE

    Launch of Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition’s first official chapter at Global Compact Network Singapore Summit Singapore, 19 November 2018 — The first official chapter of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC Singapore) was launched today by Global Compact Network Singapore and the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition ...

  • Public sector doubles its commitment to carbon cuts

    Public sector bodies are setting increasingly ambitious targets for carbon reduction, doubling their commitments over the last four years, the Carbon Trust reported today. In 2008/09, organisations participating in the Carbon Trust’s annual Public Sector Carbon Management Programme committed to reduce their carbon emissions by an average of 25% over a five year period. Some organisations are ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Top achievers in carbon management and reduction recognised by Carbon Trust

    The Carbon Trust today announces the winners of four awards presented to the leading performers in Carbon Trust Standard certification assessments for 2012-2013. The awards were presented at the Carbon Trust’s Annual Certification Conference, hosted at the Royal Institution. ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Masdar to pursue carbon reduction projects in Nigeria

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-faceted future energy initiative wholly owned by the Mubadala Development Company, and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) today reached agreement to identify and develop carbon emissions reduction projects in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria, under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). 'This strategic partnership reflects our commitment ...


    By MASDAR

  • Masdar signs carbon emission reduction project with

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-billion dollar renewable energy and clean technology initiative, and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) today signed an agreement to monetize the emission reduction associated with carbon dioxide capture and recycling at GPIC’s fertilizer facility in Bahrain, under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The project, which will capture carbon ...


    By MASDAR

  • Commitments Made to Reduce Black Carbon, Methane and Hydrofluorocarbons

    Governments and industry leaders in the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) today committed to further essential advances in reducing short-lived climate pollutants (SLCP) that have a global warming potential many times that of the main greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. The SLCP Focus Day brought together some 30 Ministers and CEOs highlighting the importance and urgency of acting on ...

  • First stage of carbon reduction scheme begins

    UK waste management companies and local authorities will have to register their electricity consumption with the Environment Agency (EA) under the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme which begins tomorrow (1 April). Waste management firms Sita, Shanks and Veolia Environmental Services are among around 23 waste and water companies which will be obligated to reduce their carbon ...

  • IDB partners with 3C Group to meet carbon neutral commitments

    After a public bid process, the IDB has announced that it has formed a 1 year partnership agreement with 3C Group to provide the IDB with 100% of its carbon neutral needs. 3C sources VERs (Verified Emission Reductions) for the IDB from projects in Latin America and the Caribbean on an annual basis. It will also support ...


    By First Climate AG

  • CSX Recognized for Carbon Disclosure Commitment for Third Consecutive Year

    SOURCE: CSX Corporation DESCRIPTION:(3BL Media) Jacksonville, FL – September 13, 2012 – CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX) today announced that the company earned a place on the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) S&P 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for the third consecutive year, and for the first time is ...


    By 3BL Media

  • CSX Recognized for Carbon Disclosure Commitment for Third Consecutive Year

    CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX) today announced that the company earned a place on the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) S&P 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for the third consecutive year, and for the first time is recognized on the CDP Global 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. These leadership indices recognize companies that display a strong commitment to climate change ...

  • WRAP to introduce controversial carbon target in new Courtauld commitment

    A new Courtauld Commitment is set to be launched by the Waste & Resources Action Programme this week that will introduce new carbon targets for signed-up retailers, food manufacturers and packaging manufacturers. WRAP is to set a 10% carbon reduction target for signatories to meet, but this will be an overall target rather than a target for each individual signatory. The carbon target will be met ...

  • Axion Polymers wins Environmental Award for carbon reduction

    Axion Polymers has won the coveted Chemicals Northwest Environmental Technology for the Chemical Industry Award for commitment to reducing its carbon impact on the environment and providing sustainable recycled high quality plastics products with a long-term future. The award recognises efforts to reduce the environmental footprint of chemical manufacturing through ...


    By Axion Group

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