carbon emissions reduction service News

  • Keeping councils at the heart of carbon reduction

    Local authorities are being encouraged to lead the way on energy efficiency and carbon reduction in their areas - Viewpoint by Tim Pryce, Head of Public Sector The public sector has long been leading the pack when it comes to cutting energy costs and carbon emissions. One of the major drivers put in place by government to encourage local action was a framework of national indicators, ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Cloud Computing study for Microsoft shows dramatic reduction in carbon emissions

    A study commissioned by Microsoft and conducted by WSP and Accenture reveals that businesses choosing to run their applications through 'cloud computing' can reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by a net of 30% or more, compared to using traditional on-site server rooms. Cloud computing is large-scale, shared IT infrastructure available over the internet and is widely acknowledged as ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • Carbon Dioxide: Reduction, Capture, Reuse

    Ryncosmos LLC, creator of Strataclear®, the unique technology that captures CO2 from raw exhaust in moving vehicles, announces that a presentation on the performance of its technology will be made on June 18 at the Emissions 2013 Conference, sponsored by Eastern Michigan University at Ypsilanti, ...


    By Ryncosmos, LLC.

  • New Zealand releases 2012 emissions reduction plan

    Agencies in the core public service have released their carbon emissions inventories and carbon reduction plans as the first step in New Zealand's internationally ground-breaking Carbon Neutral Public Service programme, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard announced. 'Responsibility for developing a more sustainable nation needs to be shared by everyone. That is why the Labour-led government, ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Welsh NHS to examine further carbon reductions

    The Welsh NHS has promised to assess its carbon footprint with a “major exercise” designed to improve the service’s sustainability. The exercise is aimed at identifying the main sources of carbon emissions, as well as areas in which the service’s carbon footprint can be reduced. The Welsh NHS has already had some success in using waste management projects to reduce its carbon footprint. Current ...

  • 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

  • Carbon reduction label hits £2bn consumer goods landmark

    The total annual retail value of consumer goods sold in the UK bearing the Carbon Reduction Label has reached £2 billion1 the Carbon Trust announced today, as new research shows that 9 out of 10 households in the UK bought a carbon labeled product in the last year2. The milestone figure comes as Tesco confirmed it has added the Carbon Reduction Label to its own brand dried egg ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Innovative partnership leads way on tackling fuel poverty and carbon reduction

    Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing (KNH) has partnered with energy metering and billing specialist  ENER-G Switch2 (ES2) www.energ-group.com/ener-g-switch2 to deliver a borough-wide energy and cost saving project that is helping residents to reduce fuel bills and carbon dioxide emissions. The project is the first of its kind ...


    By ENER-G

  • CloudApps Powers Energy Reductions At Norland

    Norland brings carbon management to the UK’s leading venuesLondon, 15th July  – CloudApps, the enterprise application leader in the management of carbon as a business asset, announced today that Norland, a £200m provider of facilities services, has adopted CloudApps Carbon as its carbon emissions management solution standard across its estate portfolio. Norland is a leading ...


  • International partnership opens doors to methane reductions in India

    At an event in Ranchi, India, the US Environmental Protection Agency, in cooperation with the Government of India and other US federal partners, launched a new Methane to Markets information center that will help India reduce methane emissions and aid in the global fight against climate change. The Coal Mine Methane/Coalbed Methane (CMM/CBM) Clearinghouse is the first of its kind in India and ...

  • Bosses miss out on £300 million energy and waste reduction opportunity

    Less than a quarter of UK employees have been asked to help save energy at work, and fewer than half are concerned about the cost of energy for their employer, according to new research released today by the Carbon Trust. The research highlights how UK workplaces are missing out on more than £300 million a year in savings that could be achieved through encouraging employees to adopt ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • U.S. EPA honors federal agencies for water conservation, waste reduction

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today recognized six federal agency offices in California with its prestigious Federal Green Challenge (FGC) program award for reducing their operations’ environmental impacts. EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld presented the awards to the Northern California agencies at a ceremony hosted by the Federal Executive Board in San ...

  • Stericycle® Wins 2011 Waste Reduction Award From Nation`s Leading State Authority on Recycling, Waste Reduction and Product Reuse

    Stericycle announced that its priorities to move to a greener footprint by reducing, reusing, and recycling has resulted in receiving the 2011 Waste Reduction Award from the California Department of Resource Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). The award recognizes Stericycle for meeting waste diversion goals. This activity assists the state in further reducing landfill waste volume, and ...


    By Stericycle, Inc.

  • Wyndham Worldwide Achieves 8 Percent Energy Reduction Across 10 Million Square Feet

    (Marketwired) - Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, again demonstrated its ongoing leadership in global sustainability best practices, achieving an 8 percent reduction in energy use in the first full year of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Better Buildings Challenge. The government program, ...

  • Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation Makes $10 Million Available to Support Innovative Clean Tech Projects From Small and Medium Sized Businesses

    The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation is making $10 million in funding available to support small and medium sized businesses that are in the early stages of developing new clean technology. Eligible projects include proof-of-concept, research and development and small pilot scale initiatives. "The CCEMC knows that small and medium sized ...


  • Small and medium-sized enterprises call for expressions of interest

    The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation is making  $10 million in funding available to support small and medium sized businesses that are in the early stages of developing new clean technology. Eligible projects include proof-of-concept, research and development and small pilot scale initiatives. "The CCEMC knows that small and medium sized businesses are ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Government and industry experts convene at the Eco Asia Conference to explore development and business opportunities

    Co-organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd., the 8th Eco Expo Asia is underway at the AsiaWorld-Expo. Among the events at the four-day expo (28-31 October) is the Eco Asia Conference, a gathering of environmental policy makers and industry leaders from around the world to discuss matters relating to environmental policy, sustainable energy & ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Cavet technologies recognized for outstanding innovation

    Cavet Technologies Inc. today announced it is a winner of the 2010 Innovations@Work Awards. Cavet Technologies was recognized for its innovation of LumiSmart ILC, an intelligent lighting controller and the company's flagship product. The awards, presented by Rogers and PROFIT Magazine, celebrate the ideas that move Canada forward. Open to Canadian companies with up to 20 employees, the awards ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Major growth in the Innovation, Research and Technology sector

    The Innovation, Research and Technology (IRT) sector continues to punch well above its weight in the national economy, as shown by an independent study carried out by Oxford Economics. Commissioned by the Association for Innovation, Research and Technology Organisations (AIRTO), whose members include the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the study reveals the sector ...

  • World Energy Retrofits Systems Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends, And Forecast, 2012 - 2018

    The rising demand for energy and limited/inefficient storage systems are proving inadequate to satisfy the demand for industrial energy requirements. Researchers are aggressively and continuously working in order to develop and manufacture effective and efficient systems that will store and distribute the required amount of energy globally. Energy retrofits are the adjustment or addition to the ...


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