greenhouse gas certification News

  • 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

  • Full lineup of Volvo Group trucks in the U.S. earns 2014 greenhouse gas certification

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have certified all Volvo Group (STO:VOLVA)(STO:VOLVB) trucks in the U.S., both Mack and Volvo branded, in accordance with 2014 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas regulations. “The Volvo Group is committed to leading the way in fuel efficiency, and to reducing the carbon footprint of our ...

  • Cummins Receives First EPA Certification for Meeting 2014 Greenhouse Gas and Fuel-Efficiency Rules

    Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today that it has received certification for its ISX15 engine from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), meeting both the EPA 2013 regulations and the new greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency rules that will take effect in 2014. Cummins 2014 greenhouse gas certification is the first engine certificate issued by the EPA. ...

  • CSA America announces development of new personnel certification program for greenhouse gas quantifiers

    CSA America, Inc., a leading developer of standards, codes and personnel certification programs, today announces its plans for a new Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Quantifier personnel certification program for professionals who develop, quantify and report Greenhouse Gas emissions and removals. The practice of measuring and reporting GHG emissions is constantly evolving. The goal of the new CSA America ...


    By CSA Standards

  • DCO Energy Receives Greenhouse Gas Reduction Recognition

    DCO Energy LLC (www.dcoenergy.com) is proud to announce that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnership has recognized DCO Energy's contribution to efficient domestic energy production with the US EPA CHP Partnership Certificate of Partner Greenhouse Gas Reduction for the 3rd consecutive year. ...


    By Marketwire

  • BSI achieves greenhouse gas emissions verification

    BSI Management Systems America, Inc. (BSI) was recently awarded accreditation to ISO 14065 for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission verification from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This accreditation places BSI amongst the few recognized GHG emission verification bodies in North America. As global warming concerns continue to command our attention in Canada and the world, the need for ...


  • IEQ Testing for LEED Certification

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide comprehensive air sampling services for residential and commercial structures working to achieve LEED certification. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) was established in 1993 and their LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System has become the leading tool used ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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 ...

  • World Bank’s New Greenhouse Gas Accounting Methodology Approved by SCS

    Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has assessed the World Bank’s new methodology for estimating the emission reductions resulting from adoption of sustainable agricultural practices. The new methodology was approved under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and is based on the Western Kenya Smallholder Agriculture Carbon Finance project. “The World Bank’s methodology will help small scale ...


    By PRWeb

  • EPA Proposes New Rules to Reduce Potent Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Today, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy joined private and public sector leaders for a second annual White House roundtable discussion about the progress made and new steps taken to curb emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), potent greenhouse gases used in refrigeration and air conditioning. Administrator McCarthy announced several new actions the agency will take to help support a smooth ...

  • Locus technologies offers greenhouse gas emissions verification services

    Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based environmental compliance and information management software, has been accredited by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to provide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions verification services.  Locus is one of just a few companies to obtain this accreditation. The accreditation allows Locus to provide verification services for GHG ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • ClimateCHECK hires Steve McDonough as VP, Greenhouse Gas Management Solutions

    ClimateCHECK, a firm that provides greenhouse gas (GHG) management solutions for companies, organizations and governments, announces today that Steve McDonough has been hired as vice president of greenhouse gas management solutions. Steve’s addition is part of ClimateCHECK’s goal to build its presence in the North East U.S. and to enhance ClimateCHECK’s capacity to provide top quality GHG ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • EPA releases proposed mandatory greenhouse gas reporting rule

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a comprehensive, national system for reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the authority of the Clean Air Act. Published in the Federal Register on April 10, 2009, the ...


    By CSA Standards

  • Bus rapid transit project to cut greenhouse gas emissions in PRC

    Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu Province in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), will receive a $150 million Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan to help set up a sustainable urban transport system that will reduce transport time and costs, and cut harmful emissions of greenhouse gases. The ADB Board of Directors approved the loan for the Lanzhou Sustainable Urban Transport Project. The centerpiece ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • First Environment Completes Kodak’s Worldwide Greenhouse Gas Inventory for 2005

    Boonton, NJ: First Environment, a worldwide leader in environmental management and sustainability, announced today that it has successfully completed the third-party certification process of Eastman Kodak Company’s 2005 global greenhouse gas emissions. Kodak reports their emissions inventory to the California Climate Action Registry, a non-profit public/private partnership that helps ...


    By First Environment, Inc.

  • Hyundai and Kia settle historic Greenhouse Gas Emissions enforcement case

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced an historic settlement with the automakers Hyundai and Kia for air pollution that will resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations based on their sale of close to 1.2 million vehicles that will emit approximately 4.75 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in excess of what the automakers certified to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Greater Transparency About Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Impacts Now Possible

    New methods are now available to help companies, countries, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) more accurately track the impacts of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and other climate changing emissions.  Tobias Schultz, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Practitioner for California-based  ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • C40 and ICLEI to Establish Global Standard on Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

    The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, announced today at the C40 Cities Mayors Summit in Sao Paulo that the two organizations will establish a global standard for accounting and reporting community-scale greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that can be used across multiple platforms. This common approach will help local ...


    By C40 Cities

  • EPA Honors Sprint for Corporate Leadership in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership announced that Sprint has been honored for their corporate leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Sprint received an Organizational Leadership Award and the Supply Chain Leadership Award. EPA joined in presenting the third annual Climate Leadership Award winners in partnership with the ...

  • EPA Honors Corporate Leadership in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership announced the third annual Climate Leadership Award winners in partnership with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR). Nineteen awards were given to 15 organizations and two individuals in the public and ...

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