product carbon footprint News

  • New carbon footprint tool launched to calculate the carbon footprint of pharmaceutical products

    ABPI (Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry) collaborates with the Carbon Trust to help pharmaceutical companies quickly estimate the carbon footprint of tablet medicines distributed in blister packs ABPI (Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry) collaborates with the Carbon Trust to help pharmaceutical companies quickly estimate the carbon footprint of ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Sankey diagrams for Carbon Footprint

    e!Sankey part of new Umberto footprinting software ifu Hamburg GmbH has released Umberto for Carbon Footprint 1.0, a software for modeling product life cycles and calculating Product Carbon Footprints. Umberto for Carbon Footprint is a member of the Umberto product family. Many of the popular e!Sankey's features are found in the new carbon footprinting software. The ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • What`s the carbon footprint of your product?

    Businesses can now assess the carbon footprint of their goods and services and play a greater part in fighting climate change, thanks to a new standard launched by BSI British Standards, the Carbon Trust and Defra. The standard - called PAS 2050 - is a consistent way of counting the greenhouse gas emissions embedded in goods and services throughout their entire life cycle - from sourcing raw ...


  • ISO/TS 14067 – carbon footprint of products

    More consistency in the quantification and communication of carbon footprints of products is the aim of the recently released ISO/TS 14067. Land use change, soil carbon, carbon storage in products and other carbon related requirements are not specified in the existing ISO standard 14044. The specification has been released in May 2013. Especially the requirements for communication are going ...


    By thinkstep

  • GrowHow achieve product carbon footprint certification

    Britain's only major fertiliser manufacturer, GrowHow, has worked with the Carbon Trust to certify the carbon footprints of its products. GrowHow is responsible for about 35% of the fertiliser used in the UK, with most of the rest imported from abroad. Working with the Carbon Trust, GrowHow has had the carbon footprints of its fertiliser products certified, as well as the reductions that ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • LRQA verifies LINPAC product carbon footprint

    Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) has verified LINPAC Allibert’s ’Maxinest’ distribution tray against Europe’s most authoritative product carbon footprinting (PCF) specification, PAS 2050. LINPAC Allibert’s carbon footprint assessment was conducted by Sustain according to PAS 2050 rules and regulations and verified by LRQA based on each crate performing 92 return trips (a 20 day cycle) ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • The other footprint: the water footprint

    By now, you’ve all heard of the Carbon Footprint — the measure of the impact human activities have on the environment in terms of the amount of greenhouse gases produced, measured in units of carbon dioxide. Today, KGG sheds light on the other foot; Your Water Footprint. The Water footprint of an individual is defined as the total water used for the production of the goods and services consumed ...

  • Creating change through carbon footprinting

    Darran Messem, Managing Director, Carbon Trust Certification, on the value of carbon reduction for businesses As the world's expert in carbon footprinting, and the first company to create a carbon label for use on products, we are passionate about why companies and consumers should embrace carbon footprinting and labelling. Why? It all comes down to creating change. For the world to ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Umberto for carbon footprint - a new software

    We are proud to launch to the market our new software 'Umberto for Carbon Footprint'. This is a dedicated version of Umberto, that is designed specifically to support your work in modelling, visualizing, calculating, and assessing the carbon footprint of a product. It is also the first of a series of software tools of ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Launch of Umberto for Carbon Footprint v1.0

    We are proud to present the new version 1.0 of our software Umberto for Carbon Footprint. Umberto for Carbon Footprint is especially designed for calculating, modeling and analysing carbon footprints for products and companies. This carbon management tool provides an intuitive user interface and a great functionality. Umberto for ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Carbon footprint standard ISO 14067

    ISO 14067 is to be published in the next two years. This Standard will influence New Zealand’s marketing of export products and will ensure that reliable information is provided on the carbon footprint of products. Barbara Nebel, PE INTERNATIONAL (Australasia) is New Zealand’s representative on the ISO committee developing this standard and co-chairs the Standards New Zealand ...


    By thinkstep

  • 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

  • Workshop: Environmental Footprint of Products and Organisations

    Policy Context, Content and Preparation of Corporations for the Environmental Foot Printing initiative of the European Commission. In 2013 the European Commission has launched two Environmental Footprint Guides for Products and Organisations and started pilots for the development of PEFCRs and OEFSRs. The goal of the initiative is to establish a common methodological approach to enable ...


    By thinkstep

  • Workshop: Environmental Footprint of Products and Organisations

    In 2013 the European Commission has launched two Environmental Footprint Guides for Products and Organisations and started pilots for the development of PEFCRs and OEFSRs. The goal of the initiative is to establish a common methodological approach to enable Member States and the private sector to assess, display and benchmark the environmental performance of products, services and ...


    By thinkstep

  • SGS Announces Global Product Mark Program for Carbon Footprint

    SGS introduces a new and unique program of three product marks for environmental impact, progressing towards the ultimate tier of greenhouse gas neutrality, to help companies transparently demonstrate their ongoing environmental commitment. SGS Consumer Testing Services announced today the first Product Carbon Footprint program to offer marks that can be applied to manufactured products that are ...


    By SGS

  • Trina Solar Completes BSI Product Carbon Footprint Verification

    Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced thatit has obtained Carbon Footprint Verification (the "Verification") for the Company's solar PV modules from the British Standards Institution (BSI), a leading international standards and certification body. In accordance with PAS ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

  • SGS Introduces Product Carbon Footprint Marks on the Indian Market

    As a result of rising consumer awareness, reducing the carbon footprint has become a key focus area for many organizations. A carbon footprint helps to assess the impact people and businesses have on the environment. It measures the amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced by different activities. By knowing the carbon footprint of products and the organization, it is easier to develop a ...


    By SGS

  • CNPV One of the Lowest Product Carbon Footprints Within Solar PV Suppliers

    CNPV Solar Power SA, a public limited liability company organized under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products, today confirmed TUV Rheinland verified their Mono and Polycrystalline modules meet ISO CD14067. The specific data accrued ...


    By CNPV

  • New product carbon footprinting and labelling scheme for Hong Kong businesses

    Chinese Manufacturers Association (CMA) has today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Carbon Trust, to develop a product carbon footprint and labelling scheme for businesses in Hong Kong. The Chinese Manufacturers Association (CMA) has today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Carbon Trust, to develop a product carbon footprint and labelling scheme for businesses in ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Australians can now start to track carbon footprints of products

    Two timeless products are leading the way into the future as the first to display the Carbon Reduction Label in Australia. ALDI’s everyday olive oil range and Mobius Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – a product of The New Zealand Wine Company – now carry the Carbon Reduction Label on their packaging Australians will also see the Carbon Reduction Label on 21st century technology, with ...


    By Carbon Trust

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