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

    Shareholder pressure to cut ‘cradle to grave’ product emissions look set to lead multinationals to select low carbon suppliers, Carbon Trust Advisory report finds. A new study* from Carbon Trust Advisory of senior managers has found that 50% of ...


    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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

  • UK Village at CARBON EXPO 2006

    - UK Climate Change Projects Office organizes group participation CARBON EXPO 2006 - Global Carbon Market Fair & Conference - is the w orld's only trade fair and conference for emissions trading and the carbon market. From 10th to 12th May 2006, it will be ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • 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

  • Columbia University Held Carbon Neutral Commencement

    NEW YORK, New York (ENS) - Columbia University offered a carbon neutral commencement to graduates and their families this year. The university will offset the estimated carbon dioxide emissions at its May 16 commencement through purchasing credits towards projects that save the equivalent amount of greenhouse gases from going into the atmosphere. Columbia is buying the credits ...

  • 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 ...

  • Canadian Olympic team to be carbon neutral in London

    Canada's first big win at the London 2012 Olympics may already have been achieved. The 2012 Canadian Olympic Team's travel to London will be carbon neutral, the Canadian Olympic Committee and Offsetters announced yesterday. The COC is partnering with Offsetters, a leading carbon management solutions provider, to offset the emissions associated with the Team's travel to London 2012, including ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Nomura select Greenstone for Energy and Carbon Management

    Greenstone Carbon Management, the global carbon solutions specialist, has announced today that it has secured a contract with Nomura, the global investment bank, to help measure, manage and report its carbon emissions across the Bank’s operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Greenstone Carbon Management’s Acco2unt software will allow Nomura to address its complex carbon ...


    By Greenstone+

  • Carbon trust standard launches new service to help SMEs benefit from carbon reduction

    A UK first, the new service comes at a time when a ‘perfect storm’ of factors – from rising energy prices to looming regulatory controls – are making carbon-cutting an imperative whatever the size or shape of your enterprise. SMEs account for 45% of business energy use according to government statistics and are widely recognised as having a vital role to play in the UK ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Carbon Neutral and Peregrine:Making Adventure Travel Greener

    Adventure travel company Peregrine and Carbon Neutral have joined forces to offer responsible travellers greener opportunities to explore the world. The two organisations have established a unique carbon reduction programme with the aim to work towards providing totally carbon neutral travel for Australian customers. The new project will offset carbon emissions created by ...


    By Carbon Neutral

  • Cool Planet Energy Systems Appoints Barry L. Rowan as Chief Financial Officer

    Cool Planet Energy Systems announced today that Barry L. Rowan will be joining the company in the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Rowan brings ...

  • Allstate Recognized for Excellence in Carbon Reduction Performance and Climate Change Transparency by Carbon Disclosure Project

    SOURCE: Allstate Corporation DESCRIPTION:(3BL Media) Northbrook, IL - September 14, 2012 - An exemplary approach to disclosure of climate change information and consistent efforts to reduce emissions landed Allstate Insurance on two indices announced yesterday by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which ...


    By 3BL Media

  • James Smith appointed Carbon Trust Chairman

    James Smith, former Chairman of Shell UK, has been appointed Chairman of the Carbon Trust. James Smith, former Chairman of Shell UK, has been appointed Chairman of the Carbon Trust. James brings over thirty years of experience in the energy industry, the last seven as Chairman of Shell UK. He was appointed to the Carbon Trust board in September 2010. The appointment is with ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • L`Oréal recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with carbon disclosure leadership index (CDLI) for measuring, managing and reporting its carbon emissions

    Last week L’Oréal was named among a select group of corporations in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for its leading practices in the data management of carbon emissions. L’Oréal was one of six companies recognized in the consumer staples category and the only beauty company to achieve this distinction. L’Oréal ...

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