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  • 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

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • EU president on climate change

    The work of the European Union is sometimes seen as rather technical.  As cut off from daily concerns.  Interesting to specialists, but not relevant to people's daily lives. The action we are discussing today proves this theory wrong.  The struggle against climate change and the quest for secure, sustainable and competitive energy touches on every European, every day. That is why ...

  • The changing climate of investment

    Bio-diversity, climate change, social responsibility, and ecorestoration are not words normally associated with decision-making in the corridors of power in the international finance and investment community. But increasingly there are signs of a greater engagement to mobilize private finance and capital markets in support sustainable development. Paul Clements-Hunt, Head of the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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 ...

  • New intermediate environmental testing tutorial certificate, and more at ESTECH 2009

    Design, test, and evaluation/product reliability professionals will have the opportunity to advance their environmental design testing skills or to learn new skills during ESTECH 2009, the 55th annual technical meeting and exposition of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST). The event will take place in a new Monday-Thursday format from May 4-7 at the Chicago Marriott ...

  • CSA Group & HKPC Launch GHG Management Training & Certification in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong, November 19, 2010 – CSA Group and the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today officially announced the launch of a series of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) training programs based on the internationally recognized ISO 14064 series of GHG measurement and reporting standards – the first of their kind in Hong Kong. CSA Group, established in 1919, is an independent, ...


  • Sinovel receives GL Renewables Certification statement of compliance for design assessment

    GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has issued a Statement of Compliance for the A-Design Assessment of the Sinovel SL 3000/90 50 Hz offshore wind turbine. The Statement of Compliance confirms that SL 3000/90 meets the requirements of GL RC’s “Guideline for the Certification of Offshore Wind Turbines,” Edition 2005, which addresses the safety philosophy, quality assurance and ...


  • Green design certification set to raise bar for North American building industry

    Emphasis on LEED certification and incorporation of energy efficiency measures increasingly characterize the function of the building sector in North America. This sector witnesses a significant shift toward 'greening' and sustainability. Buildings in both the US and Canada account for a major portion of each country's total resource consumption, while releasing substantial quantum of carbon ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • WRD Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building GOLD Certification

      The Water Replenishment District of Southern California announced today that it has been awarded LEED® Gold Certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute ...

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