Greenhouse gas emissions

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.

Nestlé Waters North America Announces its ReadyRefresh® by Nestlé® Delivery Service Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 5:45pm

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestl Waters North America Inc. (NWNA) today announced that its ReadyRefresh by Nestl direct-to-consumer beverage delivery service has achieved carbon neutrality and earned the CarbonNeutral company certification for the year 2020 in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol , a global standard for carbon neutral programs.

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  • STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestl Waters North America Inc. (NWNA) today announced that its ReadyRefresh by Nestl direct-to-consumer beverage delivery service has achieved carbon neutrality and earned the CarbonNeutral company certification for the year 2020 in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol , a global standard for carbon neutral programs.
  • ReadyRefresh provides convenient access to a variety of leading healthy beverage brands with an easy-to-shop website and flexible delivery options in the U.S.
  • Route optimization: ReadyRefresh has implemented dynamic routing to meet evolving customer needs.
  • ReadyRefresh is exploring options to expand its use of renewable electricity to its 11 branches in Florida and Pennsylvania in 2020.

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.

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.

Unacast Wins Tech5's Hottest Tech Companies in Norway Award

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 2:05pm

Unacast is an industry-leading human mobility data company that combines location data, map data, and strategic intelligence to generate the most accurate picture of real-world human activity.

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  • Unacast is an industry-leading human mobility data company that combines location data, map data, and strategic intelligence to generate the most accurate picture of real-world human activity.
  • Unacast was founded in 2014 with offices in Oslo and New York.
  • "To be considered for this award is a great honor," said Kjartan Slette, COO and Co-Founder at Unacast.
  • Unacast has partnered with Chooose to offset the climate and carbon footprint that Unacast makes on the planet.

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.

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.

DGAP-News: LOOPShare Announces Licencing Agreement with Greenlines Technology for Carbon Offset Production and Monetization

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 2:11pm

The partnership will entail the integration of LOOPShare's electric scooter telematics and digital dashboard platform, with the proprietary Greenlines Carbon Engine process.

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  • The partnership will entail the integration of LOOPShare's electric scooter telematics and digital dashboard platform, with the proprietary Greenlines Carbon Engine process.
  • The Carbon Engine will allow LOOPShare to capture and sell the carbon reductions generated by the users of its fleet of electric scooters by developing an offset project.
  • With the integration of the Greenlines Carbon Engine, every kilometre travelled on a LOOPShare electric scooter will be converted into a carbon offset.
  • The offset project will allow LOOPShare to convert carbon reductions into revenues for LOOPShare and help the fight against climate change.

The Environmental Impact of E-Commerce 2020 - Special Sales like Black Friday & Cyber Monday Burden the Environment Due to the Intense Amount of Packaging, Shipping & Delivery - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:33pm

The "The Environmental Impact of E-Commerce 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "The Environmental Impact of E-Commerce 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • One study cited in the report suggests that online shopping may have a lower carbon footprint than traditional in-store shopping because of more efficient logistics.
  • Nevertheless, the determination of the environmental impact of E-Commerce is complicated by a range of considerations, including local transportation practices, and the type of delivery vehicles used by merchants, among others.
  • The consequences to the environment of returns is that they involve double transportation and may require disposal rather than resale.

eWellness Joins the Mission to Lower Carbon Emissions Related to Physical Therapy In-Clinic Visits

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 2:00pm

EWLL is reducing the Carbon Footprint for the physical therapy industry through the use of its PHZIO platform.

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  • EWLL is reducing the Carbon Footprint for the physical therapy industry through the use of its PHZIO platform.
  • Based upon the above noted article, replacing physical in-clinic patient treatment visits with telemedicine appointments using PHZIO resulted in a significant 4070 times decrease in carbon emissions.
  • EWLL is joining the mission to create a low carboneconomy with PHZIO.Carbon Neutral is ideal as an easily adoptable standard for the physical therapy industry, that wants to engagecarbon reduction in a simple direct way.
  • eWellness Healthcare Corporation (OTCQB: EWLL) is the first physical therapy telehealth company to offer real-time distance monitored assessments and treatments.