Climate change policy

Outlook on the Global Carbon Footprint Management Industry (2020 to 2025) - Strong Initiatives by Firms on Green Building Projects Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:20pm

To reduce the carbon emissions and reach new levels of efficiency and accuracy, organizations need real-time visibility of the carbon footprint of their business operations.

Key Points: 
  • To reduce the carbon emissions and reach new levels of efficiency and accuracy, organizations need real-time visibility of the carbon footprint of their business operations.
  • Hence, the demand for carbon footprint solution and services is increasing rapidly.
  • The increasing government regulations and initiatives for reducing carbon emissions are expected to increased the demand for the carbon footprint solution in the near future.
  • The solution forecasts carbon emissions, simulates, and analyses organizations' carbon footprint scenarios.

AECOM leads industry with Science Based Targets initiative-approved emissions reduction targets

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 11:55am

AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the worlds premier infrastructure firm, today announced that its ambitious emissions reduction targets have been approved by the globally-recognized Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

Key Points: 
  • AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the worlds premier infrastructure firm, today announced that its ambitious emissions reduction targets have been approved by the globally-recognized Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
  • Designed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, these targets include a 20 percent reduction in scope 1 and 2 emissions and a 10 percent reduction in supply chain emissions by 2025 from the firms 2018 baseline.
  • In setting science-based targets, AECOM bases its goals according to what the latest climate science indicates is needed to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.
  • In order to achieve these targets, AECOM will work closely with its most significant suppliers to take the following measures:
    We congratulate AECOM on becoming the first U.S.-based engineering and construction company to have their emissions reduction targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative, said Alexander Farsan, global lead for Science Based Targets at World Wide Fund for Nature, one of the Science Based Targets initiative partners.

The global carbon footprint management market size to grow at a CAGR of 6.2%

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 6:00pm

The global carbon footprint management market size is expected to grow from USD 9.0 billion in 2020 to USD 12.2 billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.2% during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • The global carbon footprint management market size is expected to grow from USD 9.0 billion in 2020 to USD 12.2 billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.2% during the forecast period.
  • To reduce the carbon emissions and reach new levels of efficiency and accuracy, organizations need real-time visibility of carbon footprint of their business operations.
  • The increasing government regulations and initiatives for reducing carbon emissions are expected to increased the demand fo the carbon footprint solution in the near future..
  • The report segments the global carbon footprint management market by component, service, organization size, vertical, and region.

PG&E Residential Customers Will Receive State-Mandated Climate Credit Reducing April Bills

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:00pm

Pacific Gas and Electric Company residential customers will receive the California Climate Credit on their bills during the April billing cycle.

Key Points: 
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company residential customers will receive the California Climate Credit on their bills during the April billing cycle.
  • The credit totals $62.91 for PG&E residential customers receiving both natural gas and electric service.
  • For natural gas-only residential customers the credit will be $27.18, and for electric-only residential customers the credit will be $35.73.
  • This credit is especially timely given that many residential customers under stay-at-home orders may be using more energy than usual, which could increase their energy bills.

ADM Advances Sustainability Commitments with Ambitious New Plan to Curb Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Energy Consumption

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 7:00pm

ADM (NYSE: ADM) today announced an ambitious new plan to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent and its energy intensity by 15 percent by 2035.

Key Points: 
  • ADM (NYSE: ADM) today announced an ambitious new plan to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent and its energy intensity by 15 percent by 2035.
  • The new goals follow on ADMs original 15x20 plan, unveiled in 2011, in which the company committed to per-unit improvements in energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, water and waste to landfill by 2020.
  • The greenhouse gas emissions well save will be the equivalent of those from charging every single smart phone on the planet 250 times.
  • ADMs new goals are only one element of a wide-ranging plan to pave the way on sustainability.

CEMEX Continues Addressing Climate Change and Fostering Innovation

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 11:00pm

The report highlights the companys new Climate Action strategy and its commitment to drive the industrys innovation by unlocking new value opportunities.

Key Points: 
  • The report highlights the companys new Climate Action strategy and its commitment to drive the industrys innovation by unlocking new value opportunities.
  • To remain at the forefront of our industrys evolution, we are empowering innovation to pursue our vision of building a better future for all of our stakeholders.
  • To complement this strategy with a longer-term vision, CEMEX also established an ambition to deliver net-zero CO2 concrete by 2050.
  • CEMEX believes concrete has a key role to play in the transition to a carbon-neutral economy.

Carbon Footprint Management Market Worth $ 12.2 Billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 3:30pm

The overall services segment has a major influence on the carbon footprint management market.

Key Points: 
  • The overall services segment has a major influence on the carbon footprint management market.
  • The energy and utilities vertical has witnessed the significant adoption of the carbon footprint management solution because of the evolving laws, regulations, and standards.
  • According to IEA, energy consumption has increased globally to approximately twice the average growth rate since 2010.
  • According to the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, between 2015 and 2016, the UK's carbon footprint is estimated to have fallen by 6%.

Carbon Footprint Management Market Worth $ 12.2 Billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 3:30pm

The overall services segment has a major influence on the carbon footprint management market.

Key Points: 
  • The overall services segment has a major influence on the carbon footprint management market.
  • The energy and utilities vertical has witnessed the significant adoption of the carbon footprint management solution because of the evolving laws, regulations, and standards.
  • According to IEA, energy consumption has increased globally to approximately twice the average growth rate since 2010.
  • According to the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, between 2015 and 2016, the UK's carbon footprint is estimated to have fallen by 6%.

Delivery businesses cut 11,322 tonnes of carbon emissions: report

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 10:00am

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --More than 500 delivery businesses worldwide have collectively cut more than 11,000 tonnes of carbon emissions thanks to their adoption of route optimization technology, according to a report audited and verified by Offsetters Clean Technology .

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --More than 500 delivery businesses worldwide have collectively cut more than 11,000 tonnes of carbon emissions thanks to their adoption of route optimization technology, according to a report audited and verified by Offsetters Clean Technology .
  • Routific is a route optimization solution inspired by the foraging behaviors of honey bees that helps local delivery businesses plan and optimize delivery routes.
  • More than 500 delivery businesses worldwide trust Routific's technology to help them lower their carbon emissions by an average of 20%.
  • In 2019 alone, more than 500 delivery businesses worldwide cut 11,322 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, the equivalent of planting more than 500,000 trees.

Climate Futures to Launch Blockchain-Based System to Super-Charge $200+ Billion Climate Finance Markets

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 4:15pm

1PLANET enables individuals and businesses to take action against climate change by granting easy and transparent access to carbon markets.

Key Points: 
  • 1PLANET enables individuals and businesses to take action against climate change by granting easy and transparent access to carbon markets.
  • Carbon markets are used to finance sustainability projects around the world and last year were estimated to be worth $214 billion, a 34% growth from 2018.
  • If you share Climate Futures' mission to empower everyone to reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change, contact partners(at)climatefutures(dot)com.
  • 1PLANET , developed by Climate Futures , empowers individuals and businesses to take climate action in their daily lives by enabling access to global carbon markets.