Carbon footprint

ACT Announces Minority Investment from Bridgepoint, Valuing the Environmental Markets Leader at Over $1 Billion

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 7:00pm

Bridgepoints investment moves ACT to a new level of leadership in the environmental markets.

Key Points: 
  • Bridgepoints investment moves ACT to a new level of leadership in the environmental markets.
  • Founded in 2009 and with offices in Amsterdam, New York, Shanghai, and Paris, ACT helps companies and organizations around the world reduce their carbon footprints.
  • As an enabler of the global energy transition, ACT helps organizations hit their climate targets, no matter how ambitious.
  • Since 2009, ACT has become a trusted brand in high-impact climate projects, green electricity markets, renewable energies and energy efficiency, emission allowances and carbon offsets.

ACT Announces Minority Investment from Bridgepoint, Valuing the Environmental Markets Leader at Over $1 Billion

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 7:00am

Bridgepoints investment moves ACT to a new level of leadership in the environmental markets.

Key Points: 
  • Bridgepoints investment moves ACT to a new level of leadership in the environmental markets.
  • Founded in 2009 and with offices in Amsterdam, New York, Shanghai, and Paris, ACT helps companies and organizations around the world reduce their carbon footprints.
  • As an enabler of the global energy transition, ACT helps organizations hit their climate targets, no matter how ambitious.
  • Since 2009, ACT has become a trusted brand in high-impact climate projects, green electricity markets, renewable energies and energy efficiency, emission allowances and carbon offsets.

Government investing in Hamilton's steel industry to support good jobs and significantly reduce emissions

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 3:05pm

By investing in clean technology, we will create good middle-class jobs, strengthen our economy, cut pollution and build back better for all Canadians.

Key Points: 
  • By investing in clean technology, we will create good middle-class jobs, strengthen our economy, cut pollution and build back better for all Canadians.
  • This investment will support a $1.765-billion project to convert the steel production process and phase out coal-fired steelmaking at its facilities in Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Together with the Algoma Steel project announced on July 5, 2021, the two projects will reduce GHG emissions by up to 6 million tonnes per year.
  • The steel industry currently accounts for 7% of global GHG emissions from the energy industriesequal to global aviation, shipping and chemicals emissions combined.

SAI "Carbon Footprint" Report: Ways of Energy Transformation Under the New Situation of Bitcoin Mining

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 3:23pm

SAI Technology has released the first carbon footprint emissions report for the supercomputing and mining industry, which was certified by the UNFCCC secretariat.

Key Points: 
  • SAI Technology has released the first carbon footprint emissions report for the supercomputing and mining industry, which was certified by the UNFCCC secretariat.
  • SAI is known for exploring different ways to recover and utilize waste heat to generate additional revenue and offset the cost of electricity.
  • From May to June of this year, the Chinese government focused on the regulation of the bitcoin mining industry.
  • The advanced technology matrix of SAI Technology is a feasible solution for mining transformation of mining enterprises and miners.

Cloudflare Sets Out to Create New Blueprint for a Zero-Emissions Internet

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, today announced it will help power an Internet with zero carbon emissions.

Key Points: 
  • Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, today announced it will help power an Internet with zero carbon emissions.
  • Now businesses can choose to intelligently route traffic through data centers powered by renewable energy using Green Compute on Cloudflare Workers .
  • Customers can also understand and quantify their individual footprints and approximate savings from Cloudflares network in comparison to Internet averages with the Carbon Impact Report.
  • Internet usage has skyrocketed in the last couple of years, growing over 80 percent on our network, and is showing no signs of slowing down.

EQS-News: Holcim launches ECOPlanet global range of green cement

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:01am

Sustainability profile driven by innovative low-emission raw materials, with world's first cement with 20% recycled construction and demolition waste

Key Points: 
  • Sustainability profile driven by innovative low-emission raw materials, with world's first cement with 20% recycled construction and demolition waste
    Holcim launches ECOPlanet, its global range of green cement delivering at least 30% lower carbon footprint with equal to superior performance1.
  • Jan Jenisch, Chief Executive Officer: 'I am excited to introduce ECOPlanet, the latest in our range of green building solutions.
  • Driving the circular economy, our ECOPlanet range includes the world's first cement with 20% recycled construction & demolition waste inside, advancing our net-zero vision in a nature-positive way.
  • ECOPlanet adds to Holcim's leading range of green building solutions, aligned with the world's highest standards of sustainable building certifications from BREEAM to LEED.

Good-Loop Launches Green Ad Tag To Help Advertisers Monitor Carbon Cost Of Digital Campaigns In Real Time

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

With scientists now confirming that the Amazon rainforest is now emitting more carbon dioxide than it’s absorbing, the need for industry action has never been more pressing. Digital ad campaigns leave a substantial carbon footprint around the globe. According to Good-Loop’s carbon calculator, a typical online ad campaign emits 5.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide -- a third of what an average US consumer produces in a year.

Key Points: 
  • Digital ad campaigns leave a substantial carbon footprint around the globe.
  • According to Good-Loops carbon calculator , a typical online ad campaign emits 5.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide -- a third of what an average US consumer produces in a year.
  • Good-Loops Green Ad Tag does just that, providing brands and agencies with on-the-button, real time information about their live campaigns, helping them to drive efficiencies and cut carbon costs throughout the lifetime of their media plans.
  • The Green Ad Tag is the latest solution offered by Good-Loop to help advertisers significantly reduce their CO2 emissions.

Global Environmental Technology Market Forecasts to 2026 - A USD 690.3 Billion Market by 2026 with CAGR of 4.6% During 2021-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 9:42am

The environmental technology market is estimated at USD 552.1 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 690.3 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 4.6% from 2021 to 2026.

Key Points: 
  • The environmental technology market is estimated at USD 552.1 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 690.3 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 4.6% from 2021 to 2026.
  • Environmental technology includes the application of environmental sciences for the development of new technologies to monitor, conserve, or reduce environmental impacts.
  • The solutions segment dominated the global environmental technology market in 2020 due to the rising awareness regarding the increased carbon footprint.
  • The report defines, segments, and projects the environmental technology market based on, component, technological solutions, application, vertical, and region.

EQS-News: ECOPact green concrete marks first anniversary, enabling sustainable construction worldwide

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 9:00am

ECOPact green concrete marks first anniversary, enabling sustainable construction worldwide

Key Points: 
  • ECOPact green concrete marks first anniversary, enabling sustainable construction worldwide
    ECOPact, the industry's broadest range of green concrete, is now available in twenty-four markets, covering all five of Holcim's global regions.
  • ECOPact green concrete is sold at a range of low-carbon levels, starting with a 30% lower carbon footprint compared to standard (CEM I) concrete.
  • Its success has been particularly strong in countries such as India, one of the company's largest markets for ready-mix concrete.
  • Where regulatory conditions allow, ECOPact+ products integrate recycled construction and demolition materials, further closing the resource loop.

SAI Released the First Carbon Footprint Report of the Computing Industry to Promote the Industry to "zero" Carbon Emissions

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 4:34am

In this context, SAI Technology, the first technology company integrating clean energy horizontally, also released the SAI Technology 2021 Carbon Footprint Report.

Key Points: 
  • In this context, SAI Technology, the first technology company integrating clean energy horizontally, also released the SAI Technology 2021 Carbon Footprint Report.
  • The prerequisite for achieving carbon neutrality is to monitor carbon emission data and analyze carbon footprint and carbon measurement.
  • At a time when the global carbon footprint is being taken more seriously, SAI Technologies has released the first carbon footprint report for the supercomputing and digital asset industry.
  • SAI took the lead in taking itself as an example and released the industry's first carbon footprint report to advocate green and innovation.