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2011-12-02 08:00:00

In a report published recently by independent analyst firm Verdantix, Carbon-Clear.com has been recognised as one of the UKâs foremost sustainability consulting firms. (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Carbon Clear advises companies globally on carbon management, including calculating carbon footprints, advising how best to reduce emissions and how to develop an effective carbon offsetting strategy. The Green Quadrant Sustainability Business Consulting 2011 report is based on an...

2011-11-29 08:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp (Pinksheets: SVMI.PK) was awarded "Breakthrough Innovator of the Year" and a "Corporate Excellence Award" during the Asian Business Association of Orange County's (ABAOC) 16th annual Recognition Gala. This was the first year ABAOC awarded top businesses for their economic contributions both locally and nationally. The ABAOC recognized Serge Monros and SaviCorp for leading to the design, development, and marketing of SaviCorp's...

2011-11-29 08:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO and DURBAN, South Africa, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildlife Works announced today the launch of CODE REDD, an emergency action campaign to save the world's wild forests using private sector financing within the Voluntary Carbon Market. As corporations recognize their responsibility to do all they can to reduce their carbon footprint by lowering emissions and offsetting the rest, the CODE REDD campaign aims to make it easy and compelling for corporations to pledge to buy...

2011-11-16 07:15:40

When biomass is combusted the carbon that once was bound in the growing tree is released into the atmosphere. For this reason, bioenergy is often considered carbon dioxide neutral. Research at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, however, shows that this is a simplification. The use of bioenergy may affect ecosystem carbon stocks, and it can take anything from 2 to 100 years for different biofuels to achieve carbon dioxide neutrality. "Using a tree as biofuel creates a carbon dioxide debt...

2011-11-14 11:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MOM's Organic Market, the DC / Baltimore region's homegrown organic grocer, announced today a progressive carbon offset partnership with TerraPass Inc., a US company which offers verified carbon reduction projects across the country. MOM's Organic Market will purchase carbon credits from TerraPass in direct proportion to the emissions released from its customers' shopping trips. MOM's estimates it will be able to offset over 6,000 tons of CO2...

Image 1 - New Analysis Of Carbon Accounting, Biomass Use, And Climate Benefits
2011-11-09 09:15:13

A recent report provides new ideas regarding carbon and energy benefits forests and forest products provide. The report, Managing Forests Because Carbon Matters: Integrating Energy, Products, and Land Management Policy, summarizes and analyzes the most recent science regarding forests and carbon accounting, biomass use, and forest carbon offsets. A team of researchers from the U.S. Forest Service, several universities, and natural resource and environmental organizations coauthored the...

2011-11-08 08:42:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the run-up to the international climate negotiations in Durban later this month, China has responded to efforts to ban the trading of widely discredited HFC-23 offsets by threatening to release huge amounts of the potent industrial chemical into the atmosphere unless other nations pay what amounts to a climate ransom. China's threat comes after the European Union and other nations moved to ban HFC-23 credits from internal carbon...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

At a recent party conference, the UK chancellor highlighted the need to continue to reduce business carbon emissions, but at a sustainable rate which allows business to continue to grow. The UK has the world's toughest targets for cutting the carbon emissions that create global warming, but how do businesses begin the process of managing their carbon impact? (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Businesses around the world are increasingly looking for ways to be greener and to reduce their carbon...

2011-10-20 08:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp (Pinksheets: SVMI.PK - News) and its DynoValve® steer towards the importance of prostate cancer awareness, and community involvement at the 12th Annual Cruisin' for the Cure in October. Cruisin' for the Cure boasts as the world's largest charity auto show. This year's show tested a record 1,466 men. According to SaviCorp's CEO Serge Monros, the most important part of the day was to get tested for prostate cancer....

2011-10-06 08:57:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser (RB) plc, a world leader in household, health and personal care (with U.S. headquarters in Parsippany, NJ) and parent of Clearasil, Lysol, Durex, Woolite and other iconic brands, today released its 2010 Sustainability Report (available at www.rb.com). The report, along with its associated data, details RB's major sustainability improvements, and is independently assured by PwC. In its 2010 sustainability report, RB...