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  • Climate Bond Standard for solar assets open for certification

    The Climate Bonds Initiative - an investor focused not for profit, promoting large scale investment in the low carbon economy - has issued proposed eligibility criteria for solar assets under the Climate Bond Standard and Certification Scheme. The criteria are added to those for wind energy to become the second batch of eligible assets for bond certification. The Climate Bond Standard aims ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • SCS Launches First Arctic Climate Neutral Certification Program

    SCS Global Services (SCS), an internationally recognized third-party certification body verifying environmental claims, greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and carbon offset projects, celebrated World Environmental Day by launching its new Arctic Climate Neutral ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • GlaxoSmithKline becomes world’s first company to achieve global climate change certification

    Pharmaceutical leader cuts carbon footprint by 4%, achieving the Carbon Trust Standard across 65 countries The Carbon Trust has awarded the world’s first global climate change certification to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare leader, for measuring, managing and reducing its global carbon footprint. The Carbon Trust ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Renewable Energy Certificates

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Renewable Energy Certificates' which analyzes supply and demand dynamics for the Renewable Energy Certificates market.  Renewable Energy Certificates  Supply and Demand Dynamics, Policy Factors, Industry Issues and Challenges, and Key Players: Market Analysis and Forecasts  Growth of the renewable energy sector is supported by ...


  • Certification system for sustainable biomass production

    The first results of the pilot project started in 2008 and backed by the Federal Ministry for Agriculture were presented at the sustainable certification event in Berlin in February. 'We are already importing some biomass for biofuels. In future use of biomass for energy production should only be encouraged if it has been produced in an environmentally friendly way,' said secretary of state Gert ...


  • Certification for enhanced FTIR emissions analyzer

    Gasmet Technologies is delighted to announce that its CEMS II e continuous emissions monitoring system has successfully completed EN 15267-3 testing using FTIR technology for the analysis of low range HF, low range NO, CH4 and Formaldehyde. “This means that it meets the performance specifications in European directives and also the more stringent specifications in the type approval standard ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • 3Degrees achieves B Corporation certification

    3Degrees, one of the nation's leading providers of renewable energy and carbon offsets, today announced that B Lab, the B Corporation certification body, has recognized 3Degrees as a Certified B Corporation™. A B Corporation is a new type of company which uses the ...

  • BC to lead national sustainable tourism certification program

    British Columbia"s tourism leaders gathered in Vancouver recently as Kevin Krueger, Minister of Tourism, Culture, and the Arts and John Yap, Minister of State for Climate Action, announced BC"s role in piloting a nation-wide sustainable tourism certification program and unveiled new tools to support greater sustainable development in the tourism industry. Minister Krueger announced that British ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • TerraCarbon LLC Receives B Corporation Certification

    TerraCarbon LLC, a leading advisory firm supporting the development of forest and land based projects and programs that reduce greenhouse gases, proudly announced today that it has become a Certified B Corporation, joining a growing group of over 580 companies from 60 industries. B Corporations are a new kind of company which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. ...

  • Kyoto City launches green power certification system

    The city of Kyoto, famous as the place where the world's first climate change treaty requiring greenhouse gas reductions was agreed, has developed a way to reduce its own greenhouse gases. The Miyako Agenda21 Forum, an environmental partnership organization established by Kyoto City in collaboration with its citizens, businesses and surrounding local municipalities, has launched the Miyako ...

  • energyTEAM’s Display Energy Certificate rating improves

    Our recent Display Energy Certificate (DEC) results show that Team House (Head Office of energyTEAM) has achieved an energy performance operational rating of ‘C’, indicating that the building is using energy efficiently and therefore reducing its carbon footprint ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • TELUS Data Centre Achieves LEED Gold Certification

    TELUS’ intelligent Internet data centre in Rimouski, Quebec has been awarded Gold certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™) from the Canada Green Building Council. This environmental certification recognizes the high standards TELUS has set for its environmentally sustainable practices in the new facility, and further exemplifies the company’s ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GoECOlife™ Renews CarbonFree® Certification to Offset Product Emissions

    Carbonfund.org Foundation and NSF International are proud to announce that GoECOlife™ has certified over 35 products as carbon neutral though the CarbonFree® Product Certification Program. GoECOlife is "committed to delivering the best-in-class product to you. Being environmentally responsible does not mean one must sacrifice performance, style or innovation." To earn the ...


    By Carbonfund.org

  • VRCA Launches Innovative Sustainable Construction Certification Program

    To promote corporate sustainability strategies in the construction sector, Vancouver Regional Construction Association has launched the Excellence in Sustainable Construction (ESC) Certification Program, one of the first of its kind in North America to certify a construction company, rather than a construction project. The aim of the Association-developed program is to encourage the three ...


    By Marketwire

  • SEEMP - Ahrenkiel Shipmanagement receives energy-efficiency certificate

    The container ship AS Scotia already meets the requirements of the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP), which will become compulsory as of 1 January 2013. The SEEMP has been adopted by the IMO as a mechanism for vessels to improve their operational energy efficiency, thereby lowering CO2 emissions. Ahrenkiel Shipmanagement was presented with a "Preliminary Energy Efficiency ...


  • Focusing on energy sales over certificates to improve efficiency

    A number of EU Member States are already using or considering Energy Efficiency Certificate (EEC) schemes. However a recent analysis suggests that Energy Sales Targets are an alternative worth considering. These targets focus on reducing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the energy sales per average customer. In order to promote efficient use of energy resources and meet ...

  • Several PPG Products Receive GREENGUARD Certification

    Nine products from PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc. recently received GREENGUARD certification, aiming to protect human health through air quality improvements and reduced chemical exposure. The certification process, supported by The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, helps manufacturers create interior products and materials that have low chemical emissions, improving the quality of the air in ...


    By PPG Industries

  • Climate-neutral printing

    Feldegg AG, of Zollikerberg, on the outskirts of Zurich, is the first printing works in Switzerland to offer climate-neutral printing. The CO2 emissions produced during paper manufacture and printing of catalogues and other commercial items will be neutralised by buying emission reduction certificates. Where voluntary climate protection is concerned, businesses are in the front line, says ...

  • World`s first ISO accredited greenhouse gas professional certification

    The Greenhouse Gas Management Instituteand the Environmental Careers Organization of Canada (ECO Canada) have announced a global personnel certification program for "carbon management" professionals. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • TUESDAY: EPA to Present Sprouts Farmers Market in Dunwoody, Ga with GreenChill Certification

    On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney will deliver remarks and award GreenChill Platinum-Level Store Certification, the highest level of certification, to Sprouts Farmers Market in Dunwoody, Ga. Regional Administrator Toney will recognize the store for responding to President Obama’s Climate Action Plan by ...

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