Carbon footprint

GHD survey reveals 81% of British consumers support carbon labelling on daily services and 60% would pay more for environmentally friendly options

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 9:00am

This would give consumers greater understanding of their carbon footprint so that they can make more environmentally friendly choices.

Key Points: 
  • This would give consumers greater understanding of their carbon footprint so that they can make more environmentally friendly choices.
  • Four out of five UK consumers support the concept to 'carbon label' consumer services, such as a journey on public transport or an energy bill, according to a survey undertaken by GHD in October.
  • The survey of 1,002 people into UK consumers' understanding of the environmental impact of their daily habits also found that three out of five would pay more for environmentally friendly services.
  • The interviews were conducted online by Sapio Research in October 2020 using an email invitation and an online survey.

Leading fintech solutions provider Synectics Solutions moves closer to carbon neutral status thanks to investment in solar and renewable energy initiatives

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 9:00am

For fintech companies like Synectics Solutions energy use is the single biggest factor at play in generating these carbon emissions.

Key Points: 
  • For fintech companies like Synectics Solutions energy use is the single biggest factor at play in generating these carbon emissions.
  • Not content with that Synectics has also recently signed a contract with Energy Carbon Management to help source the remainder of its electricity needs from renewable sources only.
  • James Cunningham, Director at Geo Green Power said, "'Geo Green Power were delighted to work with Synectics Solutions in delivering their solar array.
  • We look forward to advocating and supporting the further reductions to Synectics Solutions carbon footprint."

Still insufficient progress in making transport fuels more climate friendly, latest EEA data show

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 8:03am

According to the EEAs fuel quality data indicator, the emission intensity decreased by 3.7 % between 2010 and 2018, mostly due to the increased use of biofuels.

Key Points: 
  • According to the EEAs fuel quality data indicator, the emission intensity decreased by 3.7 % between 2010 and 2018, mostly due to the increased use of biofuels.
  • Transport is responsible for more than 25% of the EUs greenhouse gas emissions and is a major contributor to climate change.
  • Cutting emissions from transport is pivotal to realising the ambition of having net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, as set out in the European Green Deal.
  • More progress needed

    Finland and Sweden are the only Member States whose emission intensities decreased by more than 6 % according to the data.

Rentec Direct's Green Initiatives Result in Reduction of Environmental Impact

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 2:00pm

GRANTS PASS, Ore., Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Rentec Direct , the highest-rated property management software solution, has implemented several new sustainability initiatives in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and environmental impact .

Key Points: 
  • GRANTS PASS, Ore., Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Rentec Direct , the highest-rated property management software solution, has implemented several new sustainability initiatives in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and environmental impact .
  • "Supporting and contributing to our local community is a value we hold high at Rentec Direct, and that includes doing our part to reduce the impact of our business on our environment," says Nathan Miller, President of Rentec Direct.
  • We are proud to have implemented several changes that have allowed us to substantially reduce our carbon footprint as a company."
  • Rentec Direct offers industry-leading property management software and tenant screening solutions for real estate professionals.

Scania halves carbon emissions at operations in Asia and Oceania

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:17am

In Asia, Scania's local assembly plants have already converted to fossil-free electricity as have all of Scania's major production plants around the world.

Key Points: 
  • In Asia, Scania's local assembly plants have already converted to fossil-free electricity as have all of Scania's major production plants around the world.
  • The focus is now on ensuring that all other operations throughout the world associated with administering, selling, maintaining and repairing Scania trucks and buses radically reduce their carbon footprint.
  • The programme to decarbonise Scania's operations in Asia and Oceania started by comprehensively analysing energy usage among its many distributors, dealers and workshops.
  • Scania will in Asia and Oceania, whenever possible, utilise locally-available renewable energy, including solar, wind and hydro power.In Australia, for example, Scania will be able to power the vast majority of its operations with locally produced fossil-free electricity already from January 2021.

BioHiTech Global Reschedules Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Corporate Update to Thursday, November 19, 2020

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 9:02pm

A webcast replay of the call will be available approximately one hour after the end of the call through February 19, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • A webcast replay of the call will be available approximately one hour after the end of the call through February 19, 2021.
  • The webcast replay can be accessed through the above links or by calling 1-877-344-7529 (domestic) or 1-412-317-0088 (international) and using access code 10150010.
  • A telephonic replay of the call will be available through December 4, 2020.
  • When used individually or in combination, our solutions lower the carbon footprint associated with waste transportation and can reduce or virtually eliminate landfill usage.

Black & Veatch Announces 2025 Net Zero Goal as Part of Sustainability Pledges

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 3:00pm

The companys pledges will address a range of environmental and business practices, including carbon neutrality by 2025, water usage, diversity and inclusion, anti-corruption and more.

Key Points: 
  • The companys pledges will address a range of environmental and business practices, including carbon neutrality by 2025, water usage, diversity and inclusion, anti-corruption and more.
  • Black & Veatchs Sustainability Pledges reinforce our commitment to the betterment of society and mark a new chapter in our sustainability journey, said Steve Edwards, Black & Veatchs CEO.
  • This year, Black & Veatch signed three United Nations pledges the Global Compact, the CEO Water Mandate and the Caring for Climate.
  • The pledges include:
    Managing the companys carbon footprint and achieving net zero emission for overall greenhouse gas emissions by 2025.

BioHiTech Global to Report Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results on Monday, November 16, 2020 and Provide Corporate Update

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 9:05pm

The webcast replay can be accessed through the above links or by calling 1-877-344-7529 (domestic) or 1-412-317-0088 (international) and using access code 10150010.

Key Points: 
  • The webcast replay can be accessed through the above links or by calling 1-877-344-7529 (domestic) or 1-412-317-0088 (international) and using access code 10150010.
  • A telephonic replay of the call will be available through November 30, 2020.
  • When used individually or in combination, our solutions lower the carbon footprint associated with waste transportation and can reduce or virtually eliminate landfill usage.
  • BioHiTech Global, Inc. assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or developments, except as required by securities laws.

Bag-in-Box Containers Market to Expand ~1.5X between 2019 and 2027, Solution Providers Empower Brands to Meet Reduced Carbon Footprint Proposition - TMR

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 3:30pm

They further assert that the demand for hygienic solution for the wine industry will propel uptake of bag-in-box containers.

Key Points: 
  • They further assert that the demand for hygienic solution for the wine industry will propel uptake of bag-in-box containers.
  • The adoption of packaging polymers with better performance characteristics help reduce the carbon footprint of the storage and transportation of liquid products in the bag-in-box containers market.
  • Per the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) findings, bag-in-box containers have lower carbon footprint over numerous rigid packaging.
  • Wine producers have increasingly been adopting bag-in-box containers, and is a key trend propelling the expansion in the bag-in-box containers market.

Bag-in-Box Containers Market to Expand ~1.5X between 2019 and 2027, Solution Providers Empower Brands to Meet Reduced Carbon Footprint Proposition - TMR

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 3:30pm

They further assert that the demand for hygienic solution for the wine industry will propel uptake of bag-in-box containers.

Key Points: 
  • They further assert that the demand for hygienic solution for the wine industry will propel uptake of bag-in-box containers.
  • The adoption of packaging polymers with better performance characteristics help reduce the carbon footprint of the storage and transportation of liquid products in the bag-in-box containers market.
  • Per the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) findings, bag-in-box containers have lower carbon footprint over numerous rigid packaging.
  • Wine producers have increasingly been adopting bag-in-box containers, and is a key trend propelling the expansion in the bag-in-box containers market.