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  • EPA awards Delta Consultants cleanup footprint calculator contract for California

    Delta Consultants, an Oranjewoud company (NYSE Euronext: ORANW), announced that the San Francisco District and Environmental Protection Agency awarded the firm a contract for the design specification work of a leaking underground storage tank (LUST) Cleanup Footprint Calculator. Work will begin immediately.The Calculator will quantify the carbon footprint resulting from the remediation of ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • BMO achieves carbon neutrality

    BMO Financial Group announced today it has achieved carbon neutrality relative to its energy consumption and transportation emissions across the company, worldwide. This fulfills a commitment made by the Bank in September 2008. "Special thanks go to our employees who've made sustainability a priority at BMO," said Bill Downe, President and Chief Executive Officer. "They have made meaningful ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Will 40% of London businesses have employees sleeping in the office during the Olympics?

    Global Action Plan, a UNEP-supported charity for environmental behaviour change, found out that 69% of businesses in the capital believe that the games will cause significant or medium travel disruption, yet fewer businesses have a plan for how to respond. Global Action Plan has published a ten-point plan to help businesses improve efficiency, ...


  • Thomas S. Rooney Jr. as New Chief Executive Officer

    ENERGY RECOVERY INC’S GG PIQUE RETIRES; BOARD APPOINTS THOMAS S. ROONEY JR. AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER   Cleantech Executive Brings Extensive Experience in Water and Renewable Energy to ERI   Energy Recovery, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERII), a ...


    By Energy Recovery Inc

  • The greener side of carbon

    In 1995, when the sugar division of the GMR Group launched its distillery at Sankili, a village in the Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, it had two options: to power its plant from the grid or generate it from biogas, one of its effluents. It chose the latter. Two years later, thanks to M. Prabhakar Rao, incharge of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Carbon Trading, GMR, the plant ...


  • 3E Company and Source 44 announce strategic alliance focused on sustainability DNA and Footprint Data Sheets

    3E Company, the leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, and Source 44 LLC, the nation’s first and only provider of supply chain sustainability Footprint Data Sheet (FDS) subscription services, today announced a strategic alliance aimed at strengthening sustainability and environmental regulatory compliance initiatives ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Top companies to share best practices in sustainable water strategies at Corporate Water Footprinting

    Companies are waking up to water management as an essential part of building a sustainable business and developing innovative strategies for measuring and cutting water use across the supply chain. Corporate Water Footprinting, which takes place December 2-3 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, will bring together businesses and water conservation experts to discuss best practices in water ...

  • Response on Mandatory Carbon Reporting announcement

    Response to Defra's announcement of mandatory greenhouse gas emissions reporting for businesses listed on the London Stock Exchange In response to Defra's announcement of mandatory greenhouse gas emissions reporting for businesses listed on the London Stock Exchange, Tom Delay, Chief Executive ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • St Andrews cuts carbon costs

    As well as being Scotland's first university, the University of St Andrews is now aiming to be one of the nation's greenest. The University is currently working towards a target of reducing its carbon dioxide emissions by 31,000 tonnes by 2012. This equates to a saving of £500K based on forecast 2012 energy prices. The Carbon Trust's programme is designed to help organisations develop a targeted ...


    By University of St Andrews

  • O2 gets better connected on carbon

    O2 has been recertified with the Carbon Trust Standard for successfully measuring, managing and improving carbon efficiency across its business by nearly 18%1, based on turnover. O2 was the first mobile network operator to be awarded the Carbon Trust Standard in January 2009. In the last ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Alcoa Named to Carbon Performance and Carbon Disclosure Leadership Indexes

    Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced that it has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for reducing emissions and mitigating the risks of climate change as well as for its approach to the disclosure of climate change information. CDP featured Alcoa on both its Carbon Performance Leadership Index and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. The CDP ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • Alcoa named to carbon leadership indexes

    Alcoa  has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for reducing emissions and mitigating the risks of climate change as well as for its approach to the disclosure of climate change information. CDP featured Alcoa on both its Carbon Performance Leadership Index and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. The CDP represents 551 institutional investors with $71 trillion in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon Trust expands mission to Mexico

    The Carbon Trust announced today that it is establishing an office and team in Mexico to further build the Carbon Trust’s presence around the world. The organisation currently has offices in the UK, China, the US and South Africa. The Carbon Trust will initially work with the Mexican Federal and State Governments, and the private sector to support Mexico’s pathway to a low carbon, ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Carbon neutrality – latest Microsoft goal

    Microsoft Corporation is known for taking on tough challenges at a global scale and in making a difference in the world. But its latest initiative to promote positive change and to reduce its environmental footprint may prove to be one of the software giant's most ambitious undertakings ever. Beginning in fiscal year 2013 (starting this July 1st), Microsoft will be carbon neutral across all its ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Carbon Trust and CRedit360 Partner to Deliver

      The Carbon Trust and CRedit360 today announce a new commercial collaboration that will develop a series of software solutions designed to enable companies to cost effectively manage value chain carbon emissions. For the first time a carbon management system will be available that goes beyond measurement and provides in-built capability to calculate, interpret and make recommendations ...


    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

  • Frost & Sullivan: Australia Commits to Reducing Carbon Emission with Carbon Tax Implementation

    Australia has made a move toward its commitment to reducing carbon emission with the implementation of carbon tax from July 2012 onward. Now, companies with high emissions – over 25,000 tonnes annually – are liable to pay the carbon tax. While this poses strong challenges for industrial companies, it will drive demand for energy-efficiency solutions and renewable energy power ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • UK Carbon League Table Published

      Today the government published the largest ever public disclosure of UK companies' carbon emissions. The Performance League Table ranks the carbon performance of over 2000 organisations that fall under the government's CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme legislation. The Performance League table shows that 22 organisations came equal first by scoring 100% in the Early Action Metrics. This group ...


    By Carbon Clear Limited

  • 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 ...


  • High carbon suppliers beware – carbon performance offers major risk, or reward

    A new study* from Carbon Trust Advisory of senior managers has found that 50% of multinationals look set to select their suppliers based upon carbon performance in the future. According to the research, 29% of suppliers are likely to lose their places on 'green supply ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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