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  • 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

  • Smithers Viscient Expands Environmental and Consumer Safety Testing Footprint in United Kingdom

    Smithers Viscient , a global leader in environmental sciences, announced today the purchase and renovation plans for their new UK laboratory, to be based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. The ...


    By The Smithers Group

  • Leader in sustainable solutions reduces internal environmental footprint for fifth consecutive year

    For the fifth consecutive year CH2M HILL, a global full service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm and recognized leader in providing sustainable solutions to clients across a broad spectrum of industries, has exceeded its internal Environmental Management System (EMS) goals. CH2M HILL’s 2009 EMS program focused on three areas of environmental stewardship: materials use ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Ecolabelling of seafood products to reduce environmental damage

    Ecolabelling of seafood products has been introduced to address the environmental impacts of fisheries and fish products. A recent study has compared various types of ecolabelling schemes to assess how they could reduce the ecological impact of fishing, offering suggestions for criteria that seafood products must meet in order to receive ecolabels. Ecolabels are a form of certification that help ...

  • UPM publishes paper’s water footprint in cooperation with Water Footprint Network

    UPM celebrates the World Water Week 2011 in Stockholm by publishing the pilot study results for paper’s water footprint in cooperation with the Water Footprint Network. A Water Footprint Assessment maps the amount of freshwater consumed throughout the production chain of paper. The results show that water for growing trees represents the primary contribution to the total water footprint of ...

  • ET Solar Obtains PV Product Carbon Footprint Verification from TUV SUD

    ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar"), a leading solar one-stop solution provider, today announces that it has been granted the carbon footprint verification for its PV modules from TUV SUD Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. ("TUV SUD") Carbon footprint is an important indicator for the environmental friendliness of the product design, manufacturing, quality control and logistics of the applicant companies. The ...


    By ET Solar Group

  • Keppel expands environmental footprint with S$13.5 million contract and strategic partnership in Tianjin

    SINGAPORE, 10 August 2006 Keppel Seghers, the environmental technology division of Keppel Integrated Engineering (KIE), has secured a S$13.5 million contract from Tianjin Taihuan Recycling Resources Utilization Co. Ltd to provide technologies and services for its waste-to-energy (WtE) plant. Keppel Seghers will supply, install and commission its air-cooled grate and nitrogen oxide removal ...


    By Keppel Seghers

  • Newsbyte: Danone and SAP Team Up to Analyze and Measure Carbon Footprint Across 35,000 Products

     In 2008,Danone set an ambitious goal of a 30 percent global carbon footprint reduction by 2012 across the entire supply chain, including plants and factories, packaging and end-of-cycle disposal, transportation and storage. To meet this challenge, Danone and ...


    By SAP SE

  • Europeans overwhelmingly consider the environmental impact of products they buy

    Four out of five Europeans say that they consider the environmental impact of the products they buy reveals a Eurobarometer survey published this week. Environmental consideration was highest in Greece where more than 9 in 10 of those surveyed said the impact of a product on the environment plays an important aspect in their purchasing decisions. In the same survey Europeans were evenly divided ...

  • SGS Hosts Free Webinars on Product Carbon Footprint Marks, June 5-7, 2012

    To address growing consumer expectations for environmental transparency and to counter NGOs who point out that the claims of some companies are only “green washing,” SGS has developed a progressive three-level product marking scheme to independently assess and demonstrate a company’s environmental commitment in a manner that communicates it clearly to consumers. ...


    By SGS

  • 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

  • How to measure environmental pressures from production and consumption?

    The consumption and production of goods and services is currently unsustainable in Europe, with ‘decoupling’ of environmental pressures from economic growth insufficient to date. A new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) describes methods for quantifying environmental pressures caused by European consumption patterns and economic production sectors. These methods can ...

  • AMD Fusion APUs can reduce carbon footprint by up to 40% vs. previous generation products

    AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its AMD E-350 APU demonstrated a significant reduction in the overall product "carbon footprint" as compared to a previous generation product featuring an AMD Athlon™ Neo II Dual core processor and an ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5430 graphics processor. The environmental benefits were evidenced by a recently completed carbon footprint study that examined ...

  • “High Street failing on footprinting”, say consumers

    Research out from the Carbon Trust reveals almost two thirds of consumers (63%) are more likely to buy a product if they know action is being taken to reduce its carbon footprint. At the same time, 70% of consumers want businesses to do more to help them make more informed environmental choices about the products they buy. The research questioned more than 1,000 consumers across the UK to better ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Conference on carbon footprint - at the Hannover Messe 2011

    Hannover Messe remains the world's leading showcase for industrial technology, materials and product ideas. In line with the Hannover Messe 2011, visitors can benefit on April 06, 2011 from an interesting Conference Program on Carbon Footprint. Event: Carbon Footprint for products and companies - methods and tools in practice Date: April 06, 2011 ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Camlab’s 2010 catalogues focus on lab products and environmental testing

    Cambridge-based Camlab, one of the UK's leading scientific suppliers and service/repair agents, has launched two new major laboratory equipment catalogues for 2010.  The company’s flagship 2010 product catalogue, which offers an extensive up-to-date range of products for laboratories, consultants, manufacturing and utilities, comprises more than 1100 information-packed pages that feature ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Sizing up our foods nitrogen footprint

    When measuring our food's environmental impact, carbon isn't the only important element to consider. Calculating a food's 'carbon footprint' can tell us how much climate-altering greenhouse gas we emit when growing and transporting it, but estimating the meal's associated nitrogen pollution accounts for the excess nutrients that create oxygen-depleted dead zones in our oceans. Now two ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Cautious welcome for new Carbon footprint specification

    The eagerly awaited PAS 2050, a specification for carbon footprint analysis, was published in London on 29th October 2008. Dave Covell, a Principal at environmental consultancy firm ENVIRON has used the new standard for the last few weeks and says, 'This is an excellent document which will provide a benchmark that will be used world-wide. We know that many businesses have been treading water, ...


    By ENVIRON

  • Axion Consulting offers carbon footprint services

    Having become the first UK polymer producer to offer a carbon reduction labelled product, Axion Consulting is sharing its expertise with others wanting to follow a similar route and carbon footprint their own products or processes. The plastic recycling specialist, part of the Manchester-based Axion Group, became the UK’s first polymer producer to gain a certified Carbon Footprint label in ...


    By Axion Group

  • Take Climate Action during State Fair of Texas; Is your environmental footprint bigger than Big Tex?

    Environmental responsibility is everyone’s responsibility. During this year’s Texas State Fair in Dallas you can be an environmental partner making good choices for the environment. Here are a few tips from EPA to take action and reduce carbon pollution. Turn off electronics U.S. households spend $100 per year to power devices not in use. As you head off to the State Fair ...

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