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  • SunPower Initiates Corporate Carbon Footprint Reporting

    Carbon Emissions per Watt Produced Declines 10 Percent 2008 to 2009 SAN JOSE, Calif. - SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced that it has submitted its first response to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an organization that works with shareholders and businesses to disclose the greenhouse gas emissions of major corporations. SunPower's CDP response is ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • Corporate Carbon Footprints - Is the corporate world doing enough? Asks the ACCA

    The business world’s response to climate change is examined in detail in a four-part joint report, published today by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and GRI (the Global Reporting Initiative), called “High Impact Sectors: the Challenge of Reporting on Climate Change.”Launched on December 14th at the COP15 Climate Change Summit, the report provides an insight into the ...


  • Measuring the carbon footprint of your hotel

    The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in collaboration with 23 leading global hospitality companies, have launched a methodology to calculate and communicate the carbon footprint of hotel stays and meetings in a consistent and transparent way. The group saw an opportunity to improve how the hotel industry communicates its impacts. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New version of Carbon Footprint Software

    New software version Umberto for Carbon Footprint with more data and features. Umberto for Carbon Footprint 1.1 leverages the possibilities of corporate or product carbon footprinting substantially. Most important is the enrichment of data available beyond ecoinvent by BioGrace, a database for assessing the emissions of bio fuels, and GWP data (Global Warming Potential) from Korea and ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Footprint Expert 4.0 software now includes new carbon footprinting standards

    Launch of Carbon Trust Footprint Expert 4.0 enables carbon footprints of products and services to be calculated against PAS2050:2011 and the WRI/WBCSD GHG Product Standard The Carbon Trust has launched a new release of Footprint Expert - version 4.0. Previous versions enabled companies to calculate and report the footprint of their products and services according to the first ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Save money and reduce your carbon footprint

    BUSINESSES could save around £5,000 per year on their energy bills by switching from an older less efficient uninterruptible power supply to a new product on the market, according to its manufacturer.Zigor (UK) claim that the new Ottawa Plus UPS achieves an efficiency rating of 90 per cent and can save companies money as well as reducing its carbon footprint.They say swapping an old 100kva ...


    By RealWire

  • Alter NRG - Reducing costs and carbon footprints

    Alter NRG Corp. recently announces that it has signed a contract to deliver three of its Marc 11 Westinghouse Plasma torch systems for approximately USD$1.9 million. The torches are expected to begin assembly in the second quarter with final delivery in the fourth quarter of 2011. The same customer ordered three torches in 2010, and is now ordering additional torches for their industrial ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Richest BC households have biggest carbon footprint

    GHG emissions reduction policies will be more successful if geared to income: ...

  • My carbon footprint is smaller than yours ...

    With everyone using different measurements, how can we possibly compare ...

  • Reduce your carbon footprint by riding the bus

    Want to reduce your carbon footprint this Earth Day? FirstGroup America, the largest provider of ground transportation services in North America, suggests you leave your car in the garage and take the bus! Public transit and school buses replace a significant number of cars on the road, making them an environmentally sound transportation option. Using public transportation saves the equivalent of ...

  • Seminar: Material flow cost accounting and carbon footprinting

    Spanish Version below / Versión Española ver abajo Taking informed decisions, which consider environmental, social and economic aspects is the objective of the participants of the seminar held on March 31, 2011 in Spanish in Mexico City. The Seminar is offered in collaboration between ifu Hamburg GmbH, SE-Ambiental and the Institute for Material ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • World Bank initiates carbon footprint analysis

    Responding to pressure from the environmental community and U.S. lawmakers, the World Bank plans to estimate the carbon footprints of its future projects. The Bank, in collaboration with the world's leading multilateral development banks, is creating a common method for estimating a project's associated greenhouse gas emissions. The assessments are expected to bring greater transparency to the ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • First Solar Measures and Reports Its Carbon Footprint

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that the company participated in and received a score on its inaugural response to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an organization that gathers and reports greenhouse gas emissions for corporations around the world. First Solar is the first company solely focused on solar development to have its response ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Trinity Mirror cuts carbon footprint to be first to retain carbon trust standard

    Trinity Mirror has set the standard for others to follow by becoming the first company in the UK to achieve recertification with the Carbon Trust Standard  – the UK’s premier certification for companies that are reducing their carbon emissions. Since 2005 Trinity Mirror has consistently reduced carbon emissions across its ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Carbon Trust launches new service to verify company carbon footprints

    Footprint Verification service gives assurance for annual reporting and disclosure to stakeholders Today, the Carbon Trust launches Footprint Verification, a new service that will provide companies and organisations with independent verification of their corporate carbon footprints. The service has been launched to help companies and organisations manage the increasing ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Carbon Energy Solutions Selects eSight to Help Reduce Clients’ Carbon Footprint

    Through eSight Energy’s distributor, Yorkland Controls, one of Canada’s premiere energy services companies Carbon Energy Solutions Ltd, has selected to add eSight energy management software to their product offerings. Using eSight to manage energy consumption data for clients, Carbon Energy Solutions will help customers reduce overall energy, operational costs, and pinpoint areas ...


    By eSight Energy

  • Corporate couriers logistics enlists greenscape capital to increase energy efficiency and to reduce carbon footprint

    Greenscape Capital Group Inc. (TSX VENTURE: GRN) - Announcement Highlights: Initial energy efficiency facility upgrades to complete on Friday, April 23rd, 2010 Upon the completion of the facility upgrades, Greenscape will begin phase two of process Greenscape Capital Group Inc. ('Greenscape') is pleased to announce that its wholly owned energy retrofit company, Green.Switch ...

  • Global carbon footprinting catalysed by launch of new international standard

    Carbon Trust broadens product carbon footprint certification services: meeting demand for international verification - including new WRI and WBCSD standard Today, the Carbon Trust is announcing that it is the first organisation to offer a service certifying to the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Presents Carbon Footprint Research

    In an effort to accelerate understanding of beverage sector impacts on climate change and identify reduction priorities for greenhouse gas emissions, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has published its research on carbon footprints for five beverage categories – beer, bottled water, carbonated soft drink, spirits and wine. The research is presented in a series of reports ...

  • Drive to reduce carbon footprints quickly gathers momentum in Europe

    Key trends in reducing corporate carbon footprints were evident from a conference held in London on March 4, where presentations were made by high profile and mainstream companies such as McDonald’s, Cadbury, Marks & Spencer and Nestlé UK. The conference was attended by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s market analyst Gabrielle Eaves, who is based in London. She says the conference addressed ...


    By New Zealand Government

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