Carbon finance

cKinetics acquires CaliforniaCarbon.info business and enhances offerings in the Climate Analytics space

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 10:09pm

It also generates analytical content covering the allowance and carbon offset market, alongside tracking policy design and legal risks.

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  • It also generates analytical content covering the allowance and carbon offset market, alongside tracking policy design and legal risks.
  • "As the climate change conversation becomes more mainstream, we see more countries and states replicating the carbon markets model being used in California.
  • As a first step in that direction, we plan to launch offerings related to the Low Carbon Fuel Standards Market soon.
  • "Our customers have always been our top-most priority and we are happy that they will benefit from cKinetics' considerably larger resources and focus on Climate finance," added Tanwar.

WineDirect Offsets 100% of Carbon Emissions From DTC Shipping

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 1:00pm

Through its partner 3Degrees ,WineDirect is offsetting 100% of emissions from shipping packages through all five of its U.S. fulfillment centers by supporting landfill gas and dairy methane reduction projects.

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  • Through its partner 3Degrees ,WineDirect is offsetting 100% of emissions from shipping packages through all five of its U.S. fulfillment centers by supporting landfill gas and dairy methane reduction projects.
  • By choosing WineDirect as a fulfillment partner, wineries can assure their members and DTC buyers that the shipping emissions from their purchases are being offset with investments in high-quality, third-party-verified emission-reduction projects.
  • Offsettingcarbon emissions from shipping is just one of numerous ways this software and logistics company is practicing ecological stewardship.
  • WineDirect is the leader in winery direct-to-consumer (DTC) services including ecommerce, point-of-sale, wine club, fulfillment and marketplace distribution solutions.

Global Recovered Carbon Black Market Report (2013 to 2024) - CAGR of 16% Expected During the Forecast Period - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:57am

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  • What are the drivers and challenges of the recovered carbon black (Recovered Carbon Black Market, Recovered Carbon Black (RCB) Market, RCB Market) market?
  • What are the business risks and threats to the recovered carbon black (Recovered Carbon Black Market, Recovered Carbon Black (RCB) Market, RCB Market) market?
  • What are the new developments in the recovered carbon black (Recovered Carbon Black Market, Recovered Carbon Black (RCB) Market, RCB Market) market?
  • Who are the major players in this recovered carbon black (Recovered Carbon Black Market, Recovered Carbon Black (RCB) Market, RCB Market) market?

Climate change and aviation

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 3:04pm

POST - Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

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  • POST - Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

    Aviation has a growing impact on climate change, as demand for air travel increases globally.

  • This POSTnote examines options for mitigating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from aviation, including new technologies, demand reduction and emissions offsetting.
  • The coordination of reducing aviation emissions is managed by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).Other emissions reduction measures are implemented by the EU.TheUKshas committed tonet zero emissions by 2050, butthe UK Government has yet to clarify howemissions for air travelwill be accounted for.
  • The Committee on Climate Change (CCC, an independent body that advises the UK government on climate issues) and others have suggested that the UK increase efforts to mitigate emissions from aviation.There are several approaches to doing so, including new technologies, more efficient operations, demand reduction and emissions offsetting.

Saint-Gobain North America Announces Largest Renewable Energy Deal in Company’s 354-Year History

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 3:00pm

Through the vPPA with Blooming Grove Wind Farm, Saint-Gobain North America will receive renewable energy certificates (RECs) that will effectively offset CO2 emissions from electricity that powers Saint-Gobains U.S. operations by 40%.

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  • Through the vPPA with Blooming Grove Wind Farm, Saint-Gobain North America will receive renewable energy certificates (RECs) that will effectively offset CO2 emissions from electricity that powers Saint-Gobains U.S. operations by 40%.
  • In making this announcement, Saint-Gobain North America, part of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA), will be added to the next edition of the REBA Deal Tracker, which tracks new large-scale renewable energy contracts made by members across the REBA community.
  • To develop this unique structure, Saint-Gobain North America worked with Edison Energy, a leading energy advisor that consults with the largest commercial, industrial and institutional energy users.
  • Learn more about Saint-Gobain North America by visiting www.saint-gobain-northamerica.com and connect with Saint-Gobain North America on Facebook , Twitter and LinkedIn .

Island Pacific Academy Partners With Carbon Lighthouse To Curb Energy Consumption

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 6:00pm

HONOLULU, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Island Pacific Academy announced a partnership with Carbon Lighthouse , a tech company delivering profitable climate solutions, to analyze and optimize its energy consumption and ultimately reduce its overall carbon emissions.

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  • HONOLULU, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Island Pacific Academy announced a partnership with Carbon Lighthouse , a tech company delivering profitable climate solutions, to analyze and optimize its energy consumption and ultimately reduce its overall carbon emissions.
  • Carbon Lighthouse will use its patented CLUES platform to uncover hidden "Efficiency Reserves" throughout the campus and will work with Island Pacific Academy to ensure recommended efficiency measures are properly implemented to deliver guaranteed energy savings.
  • "Carbon Lighthouse's energy efficiency technology and cost savings measures enable Island Pacific Academy to build on our existing sustainability efforts and further reduce our carbon footprint," said Gerald Teramae, head of school, Island Pacific Academy.
  • "Carbon Lighthouse is committed to reducing carbon emissions in Hawaii by turning energy waste in buildings into guaranteed financial value to help leaders like Island Pacific Academy achieve their sustainability goals while saving significantly on expenses," said Brenden Millstein, CEO and Co-founder of Carbon Lighthouse.

EY announces commitment to be carbon neutral by end of 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

LONDON, Jan. 30,2020 /PRNewswire/ --EY today announces plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions.

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  • LONDON, Jan. 30,2020 /PRNewswire/ --EY today announces plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions.
  • The commitment reflects the EY focus toward becoming a more sustainable organization by improving environmental performance and driving long-term, sustainable growth.
  • It will also purchase carbon credits to offset the EY carbon footprint and invest in projects that reduce carbon emissions or remove carbon from the atmosphere, for example reforestation projects.
  • Carmine Di Sibio, EY Global Chairman and CEO, says:
    "Protecting the planet for future generations is an important issue for EY people and becoming carbon neutral this year is a real step forward on the EY sustainability journey.

IATA and XCHG’s CBL Markets Announce the World’s First Airline Carbon Exchange

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

In Q1 2020, CBL Markets and IATA plan to trial with airlines that want to start offsetting voluntary credits as a pilot phase.

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  • In Q1 2020, CBL Markets and IATA plan to trial with airlines that want to start offsetting voluntary credits as a pilot phase.
  • The CORSIA eligible emission units will be listed on ACE once ICAO has published those accepted under the scheme.
  • XCHG is thrilled to announce our partnership with IATA to help airlines achieve their carbon emission reduction goals, said Rene Velasquez, Head of Global Carbon at CBL Markets.
  • Xpansiv CBL Holding Group (XCHG) is the worlds first commodity exchange built for a new asset class: data.

2011-2030 Furnace Carbon Black Market Pricing Report: Products, Markets and Geographies

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 11:30am

DUBLIN, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Furnace Carbon Black Market Pricing 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Furnace Carbon Black Market Pricing 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Furnace carbon black market pricing for China, Europe and North America for the period 2011 to 2019 with forecasts to 2030.
  • Historic and Recent Regional Market Pricing: Developed using the publisher's proprietary modelling system verified by market pricing spot checks.
  • Out of Scope: This report only considers the impact of market forces on furnace carbon black pricing.

EY announces commitment to be carbon neutral by end of 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:00am

LONDON, Jan. 30,2020 /PRNewswire/ --EY today announces plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Jan. 30,2020 /PRNewswire/ --EY today announces plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions.
  • The commitment reflects the EY focus toward becoming a more sustainable organization by improving environmental performance and driving long-term, sustainable growth.
  • It will also purchase carbon credits to offset the EY carbon footprint and invest in projects that reduce carbon emissions or remove carbon from the atmosphere, for example reforestation projects.
  • Carmine Di Sibio, EY Global Chairman and CEO, says:
    "Protecting the planet for future generations is an important issue for EY people and becoming carbon neutral this year is a real step forward on the EY sustainability journey.