carbon reduction strategy News

  • ENER-G to showcase cost and carbon reduction strategies at Energy Solutions show

    Sustainable energy business ENER-G will showcase new and innovative energy management technologies and services at Energy Solutions (11-12 October 2011) on stand no E70 in the Grand Hall.  ENER-G will demonstrate its new generation building energy management system, E-MAGINE, and its advanced ENER-G RiskManager™ software for real-time risk management in flexible energy ...


    By ENER-G

  • New Report Outlines Strategies to Increase Funding for Black Carbon Reduction

    Reducing black carbon emissions could prevent millions of premature deaths annually and play an important role in the global fight against climate change. Yet despite these benefits, an array of black carbon abatement measures that are technically within reach have not yet been financed and deployed to their full potential. A report released today by the Climate and ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Corporate strategies for low-carbon innovation.

    In late 2010, the Pew Center invited 68 companies to participate in a 27-question survey designed to gather key quantitative data, identify trends, and gauge current activities in low-carbon business innovation. Thirty-five companies, ranging in size from $600 million to $285 billion in annual revenues and with an average annual R&D expenditure of $1.4 billion, completed the on-line ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Coca-Cola Enterprises sets the standard for carbon reduction

    CocaCola Enterprises (CCE) has achieved the Carbon Trust Standard with the highest score for carbon performance in the carbon reduction assessment's history, demonstrating outstanding results from the company's ongoing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. CCE is also the first major soft drinks manufacturer to achieve the Carbon Trust Standard, which recognises the achievements of ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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 Carbon Trust research underlines need for corporate leadership on carbon reduction

    New UK carbon budgets and rising consumer demand means carbon is an issue business leaders must now be prepared for New analysis out today shows that despite the UK adopting ambitious new carbon targets last month; only 59% of FTSE 100 companies have clear, robust targets to cut carbon emissions. The new ‘ ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Beyond carbon confusion: strategies for real business impact

    At last, good news. For two years running, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has reported that total global carbon dioxide gas emissions from the energy sector have stalled, levelling off at around 32 billion tonnes per year. Meanwhile, the global economy has grown by just over 3% in each of the past two years – suggesting that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon Guerrilla - Spending Review and the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC / CRCEES)

    The changes announced yesterday (20/10/10) to the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme means that the scheme is a now tax; there will be no recycling back of allowances. The softener is that companies won’t have to start paying until Spring 2012, and this will be retrospective.   We have spoken with our Senior Policy Advisor source at DECC who confirms ...


  • Growth of carbon market in India depends on government strategy

    The growing pressure on countries to address climate change has given rise to a multi-million dollar international market for buying and selling emissions of greenhouse gases.   Under the Kyoto Protocol which came into force in February 2005, industrialized countries agreed to collectively reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by 5 percent by 2012 compared to 1990 levels. They can reduce ...


    By The World Bank

  • 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

  • Customized web portal demonstrates corporate carbon reduction efforts

    Carbonetworks has announced the launch of the Corporate Carbon Portal, an online web tool that allows enterprise customers to create a customized web presence demonstrating how they are reducing carbon emissions. Hosted by Carbonetworks, the online web portals are customized for each client to showcase environmental stewardship by publishing their carbon management strategies, reduction ...


  • Axion Polymers offers first product with carbon reduction label in UK and Europe

    Axion Polymers is the first polymer producer in the UK and Europe – to offer customers a product with the Carbon Reduction Label - Axpoly® PS13 post-consumer recycled polystyrene derived from retail packaging waste. The award-winning leading WEEE plastics reprocessor gained PAS 2050 certification and The Carbon Trust’s labelling in June after months of evaluating its ...

  • Study shows policies, not economy, drive future carbon reductions

    A new study released by the Center for Climate Strategies (CCS) upends the conventional wisdom that cheap natural gas and the lagging economy alone account for recent and expected declines in U.S. carbon emissions. The study and accompanying analysis show that counted together, eight policies already in place at local, state and federal levels ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • PAS 105 vital for recovered paper sustainable growth and carbon reduction

    The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) welcomes the introduction of PAS 105 “Recovered Paper Sourcing and Quality for UK End Markets”. It is an excellent example of secondary raw material supply chain co-operation in building quality and sustainability into the recycling process for waste paper. CPI estimates that there is still over 2 million tonnes of paper and card available for ...

  • 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

  • The CarbonNeutral Company Offers GoldPower: Renewable Energy With Additional Carbon Emissions Reductions

    The CarbonNeutral Company is making available GoldPower, a megawatt hour renewable energy product which also guarantees a reduction in carbon emissions. This innovative product is particularly suitable for companies who are focused on the environmental impact of their electricity consumption but want to be sure of a corresponding reduction in ...


    By The CarbonNeutral Company

  • Viewpoint from Simon Retallack, Strategy Manager, Carbon Trust

    Governments can hardly claim they haven’t been warned. In the last few weeks, four pieces of news have landed on their desks that ought to cause them grave concern. These weren’t the latest growth rates or unemployment figures, or the latest credit rating agency downgrades. But they are every bit as worrying. First they heard from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in California that ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • David Kidney speech - the low carbon industrial strategy and the role of further education

    Delighted to have the opportunity to be here this morning. Thank you to the foundation for inviting me to speak here today. I am sorry I am unable to stay for the entire event but I very much wanted to show my support for the work that the New Engineering Foundation does, to talk a little about how this work complements government policy, particularly in the area of energy and climate change, and ...


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