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Can Free Enterprise Help Manufacturers Reduce Their Carbon Releases?

Can Free Enterprise Help Manufacturers Reduce Their Carbon Releases?

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative says that its participating members have reduced their heat-trapping emissions by at least 40 percent since 2005.

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AkzoNobel Issues First Carbon Credits to Ship Owners

AkzoNobel has issued more than 126,000 carbon credits worth more than $500,000 to ship owners under its carbon credits program— the first of its kind within the shipping industry. The program, launched in 2014 and developed in conjunction with the Gold Standard Foundation and the Fremco Group, rewards ship owners … Read more »

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Chevrolet Meets Community-Based Carbon-Reduction Goal

Chevrolet has met its carbon reduction goal of preventing 8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from entering the earth’s atmosphere over the last five years. Launched in 2010, the brand’s voluntary goal of engaging communities across America encompassed 38 projects, a $40 million investment, and led to creation of a … Read more »

MetLife Adopts Carbon Neutrality

MetLife will achieve carbon neutrality by the end of 2016, becoming the first US-based insurer to do so. To achieve carbon neutrality in 2016 and beyond, MetLife announced the following commitments: Reduce location-based greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent by 2020 against a 2012 baseline. This 10 percent reduction applies to … Read more »

Microsoft Carbon Neutral Across Manufacturing Ops

Microsoft Carbon Neutral Across Manufacturing Ops

As of July 1, Microsoft has achieved carbon neutrality across its manufacturing operations, according to the company’s newly published 2015 Citizenship Report. Microsoft’s data centers, software development labs, offices and business air travel have been carbon neutral since July 2012. Achieving carbon neutrality across its global operations hinges on the … Read more »

Greening Up Your Marketing Events

Even though digital age channels like social media, webinar, and vid-cast are on the rise, a physical event like a trade show is hard to beat when it comes to face to face interaction with prospects, customers and industry thought leaders. Unfortunately, these events also have a large environmental footprint. … Read more »

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Carbon Pricing Surges Across Major Multinational

Putting a price on carbon emissions is going mainstream, according to new disclosures provided to CDP, which finds major multinationals including Allergan, Campbell’s Soup, Colgate-Palmolive, Stanley Black & Decker, Exxon Mobil, General Electric, Nestle, Microsoft and Nissan are among the 437 companies using carbon pricing to offset the costs and … Read more »

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Do Carbon Offsets Actually Increase Emissions?

A study released by the Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) has revealed serious issues with the environmental integrity of carbon credit issued under Joint Implementation (JI). According to the review, about three-quarters of the carbon credits issued under JI may have actually increased emissions by about 600 million metric tons. JI … Read more »

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AkzoNobel’s Carbon Credits Methodology Wins Environmental Award

AkzoNobel’s carbon credits methodology for the shipping industry has won the Best Offsetting Project award in the 2015 Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings. The first of its kind within the shipping industry, the carbon credits methodology is based on ship owners converting existing vessels from a biocidal antifouling system to a … Read more »

FirstCarbon Solutions, Carbon Clear Team Up, Help Firms Cut Carbon

Environmental, social and governance management services company FirstCarbon Solutions and Carbon Clear, a provider of carbon management and offsetting services, today announced a partnership that aims to expand their reach and improve their services to their respective global clients. Both companies provide of a range of environmental management services including … Read more »

Microsoft’s Carbon Fee Saves $10 Million Plus Annually

Microsoft’s Carbon Fee Saves $10 Million Plus Annually

Microsoft’s internal carbon fee has reduced the company’s emissions by 7.5 million metric tons of CO2e, since it was established three years ago, and saved more than $10 million per year. According to a report on the program, the money collected through this fee has purchased more than 10 billion … Read more »