Carbon Trust

Carbon Trust

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Carbon Trust Teams Up with Tech Giants to Tackle Climate Impact of Connected Devices
Carbon Trust Teams Up with Tech Giants to Tackle Climate Impact of Connected Devices

2 months ago - The group will develop the industry’s first specification for measuring, accounting for and decarbonizing the emissions associated with consumer use of connected devices.

Trending: Fresh Approaches to Managing Fashion’s Footprint
Trending: Fresh Approaches to Managing Fashion’s Footprint

2 years ago - While Burberry delivers another carbon-neutral runway show and works to “inset” its emissions, a new report quantifies the staggering amount of travel emissions generated during a season’s worth of major fashion weeks.

Carbon Trust, World Bank Team Up to Combat Climate Change, One SME at a Time
Carbon Trust, World Bank Team Up to Combat Climate Change, One SME at a Time

5 years ago - Earlier this year, the World Bank announced a fundamental shift in its role of alleviating global poverty, by refocusing its financing efforts towards tackling climate change through the lens of SMEs. Last month, the group launched a new Climate Business Innovation Network (CBIN) during COP22 in Marrakech to help commercialize and diffuse clean technologies through developing countries.

Carbon Trust Launches Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Certification
Carbon Trust Launches Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Certification

5 years ago - As businesses around the world continue to innovate closed-loop solutions and other initiatives to eliminate waste throughout their operations, The Carbon Trust will now be able to audit those efforts through its new standard for Zero Waste to Landfill.

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Report: Mobile Tech Helping Save 180 Million Tons of CO2 Each Year
Report: Mobile Tech Helping Save 180 Million Tons of CO2 Each Year

6 years ago - The use of smartphones in the United States and Europe is helping to save more than 180 million tons of carbon emissions a year — an amount greater than the total annual emissions of the Netherlands — according to a new report released this week by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), authored by The Carbon Trust.

Carbon Trust Launches Water Footprint Certification Scheme
Carbon Trust Launches Water Footprint Certification Scheme

7 years ago - The Carbon Trust announced Monday it is piloting a new Water Footprint label and certification scheme. It is now inviting businesses to certify their water use assessments with the scheme, using the Water Footprint Network’s methodology or the ISO water footprint standard.

Carbon Trust, Singapore Collaborating to Improve Energy Efficiency of SMEs
Carbon Trust, Singapore Collaborating to Improve Energy Efficiency of SMEs

8 years ago - The Carbon Trust and the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) today announced that they will be working together to help small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore to improve their energy efficiency. The announcement of the collaboration is being made at Kew Gardens in London as part of the official state visit to the UK of Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of the Republic of Singapore.The SEAS is leading a S$17 million SME Energy Efficiency initiative, with support from SPRING Singapore, the National Environment Agency (NEA) and Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA). The goal is to help some 300 SMEs achieve at least 10 percent savings in energy costs over the next three years.

Bentley Becomes First Automaker to Achieve Triple Carbon Trust Standard
Bentley Becomes First Automaker to Achieve Triple Carbon Trust Standard

8 years ago - British luxury carmaker Bentley Motors announced this week it has become the first automotive manufacturer to earn the triple Carbon Trust Standard, having separately secured group’s Standards for Carbon, Water and Waste through significant reductions in these three key areas at its Crewe, Cheshire headquarters.Bentley joins Marks & Spencer, PwC, AkzoNobel Decorative Paints and Ireland’s ABP Food Group as one of only 11 companies to date to achieve the triple standard from the Carbon Trust, one of the world’s leading independent authorities on delivering carbon reduction and achieving greater resource efficiency.

M&S Earns Triple Carbon Trust Certifications for Energy, Water and Waste
M&S Earns Triple Carbon Trust Certifications for Energy, Water and Waste

8 years ago - Marks & Spencer has become the first retailer to receive the triple award of certification for achievements in carbon, water and waste reduction from the Carbon Trust. The Carbon Trust Standards are independent certifications recognising organisations that successfully measure, manage and reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, water use and waste — demonstrating leadership within their sector by making year-on-year progress.

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Carbon Trust to Design Eco-Labeling Scheme for Mexico
Carbon Trust to Design Eco-Labeling Scheme for Mexico

9 years ago - The Carbon Trust has been selected to develop an environmental labeling scheme for products and services in Mexico, designed to promote sustainable purchasing and procurement for consumers, companies and the public sector.The objective of the project is to drive the international competitiveness and economic efficiency of Mexican industry through more sustainable production. It will also provide a commonly recognised set of criteria to ensure that environmental claims about products and services are properly substantiated. The project is funded through the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Prosperity Fund, as administered through the British Embassy in Mexico City.Cuauhtémoc Ochoa Fernandez, Mexico’s Undersecretary of Development and Environmental Regulation, said:

Carbon Trust Announces New Waste Standard
Carbon Trust Announces New Waste Standard

9 years ago - On Wednesday, the Carbon Trust announced plans to launch the world’s first international standard for organisations to certify that they are managing and reducing waste.The Carbon Trust Waste Standard, to be launched later this year, will require organisations to measure, manage and reduce their solid and hazardous waste. To achieve the standard organisations will need to demonstrate that waste streams are being reduced every year or disposed of more effectively, through increased reuse, recycling or energy recovery.

Coke, Sainsbury’s Among First To Achieve Carbon Trust Water Standard
Coke, Sainsbury’s Among First To Achieve Carbon Trust Water Standard

9 years ago - Water scarcity has been recognized by the United Nations as one of the most pressing problems facing the 21st-century world. Although 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is water, nearly 1.2 billion people, or one-fifth of the human race, live in areas of physical water scarcity, and another 1.6 billion face economic water shortages.

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