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  • Published: May 3rd, 2011
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Carbon Trust green finance deal goes live

Businesses can today apply for a share of a

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  • Published: Apr 8th, 2011
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New Carbon Trust guide helps SMEs benefit from UK`s green growth

Small and medium-sized businesses across the UK can benefit from advice on how to unlock their potential for green growth thanks to a new guide released by the Carbon Trust.

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  • Published: Apr 8th, 2011
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Carbon Trust funding for ITM Power

ITM Power said today it has secured further grant funding of

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  • Published: Apr 5th, 2011
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Carbon Trust: UK to make waves in global offshore wind industry

The UK’s burgeoning strength in providing operations and maintenance services to offshore wind farms makes it well positioned to capture a significant share of a global market that is set to top

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  • Published: Mar 28th, 2011
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U.K. Consumers Want Mandatory Corporate Carbon Reports, Survey Shows

Seven in 10 U.K. consumers polled say businesses should be required to report carbon emissions, a survey commissioned by the government-funded Carbon Trust found.

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Qantas and Jestar carbon neutralize

Qantas and Jetstar have achieved carbon neutral certification for their carbon offset programs under the Australian Governments new National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS), and are among the first to do so.

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  • Published: Mar 14th, 2011
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UK Carbon Trust and Siemens launch

The UKs Carbon Trust and Siemens have formed a partnership to provide UK companies with access to finance for the purchase and lease of low carbon equipment worth up to

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  • Published: Mar 9th, 2011
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Use ‘Big Society’ ideas for localising carbon cutting

Carbon cutting initiatives should have been refocused on local areas instead of just being scrapped later this month (March), according to one Carbon Trust consultant.

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  • Published: Mar 9th, 2011
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Last few interest free Carbon Trust green loans available

The trust, which promotes adoption of energy efficient plant and machinery for the Government, has several million pounds of its

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University of Reading signs up to 35% reduction in its carbon footprint

(Media-Newswire.com) – The University of Reading has, this week, committed to reduce its carbon emissions by 35% by 2015/16.

The University has published its Carbon Management Plan, which identifies around 50 projects covering areas such as investment in more energy efficient equipment, improved insulation and IT and heating projects. Key to the success of the project will be the involvement of University staff and students and therefore energy awareness campaigns will play a significant role in the Plan.

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  • Published: Feb 28th, 2011
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UK south west missing out on green economy, warns Carbon Trust

The Carbon Trust is warning that companies in the UK south west are missing out on the opportunities offered by the green economy.

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  • Published: Feb 28th, 2011
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City can lead the way in green technology growth

EXETER can become a world leader in low-carbon industries if businesses exploit the research expertise on their doorstep, it has been claimed.

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  • Published: Feb 15th, 2011
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More UK firms join Carbon Trust

Motorola, British Land and Mothercare have joined a group of hundreds of other companies which are making a pledge to cut CO2 emissions. The Carbon Trust announced today that the three firms have been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard for measuring, cutting and promising to further reduce their output of greenhouse gases.

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  • Published: Feb 9th, 2011
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ISP O2 retains Carbon Trust Standard for green performance

O2 has become the first mobile broadband provider to be recertified with the Carbon Trust Standard for its commitment to green practices.

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  • Published: Jan 31st, 2011
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Doubts over UK offshore wind targets -Carbon Trust

* UK govt has no definite target for offshore wind

* Ramp-up needed to meet EU green energy goals

LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Expected UK offshore wind deployment by 2020 may be far below levels the country needs to meet European Union renewable energy goals, a director at the government-funded Carbon Trust said on Tuesday.

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  • Published: Jan 29th, 2011
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Doubts over UK offshore wind targets -Carbon Trust

* UK govt has no definite target for offshore wind

* Ramp-up needed to meet EU green energy goals

LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Expected UK offshore wind deployment by 2020 may be far below levels the country needs to meet European Union renewable energy goals, a director at the government-funded Carbon Trust said on Tuesday.

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  • Published: Jan 7th, 2011
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Antalis McNaughton awarded the Carbon Trust Standard

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Antalis McNaughton has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard after it reduced its carbon emissions by 13.6% in 2010.

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  • Published: Dec 23rd, 2010
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Mapping Carbon Emissions, SourceMap Paves Eco-Conscious Markets

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Companies are rapidly hopping on the

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  • Published: Dec 8th, 2010
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Carbon Trust generates a boost for SDC

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THE parent group of a Scottish engineering firm is expecting a boost to its business after being named as a “recommended contractor” by the Carbon Trust.

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  • Published: Nov 30th, 2010
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Carbon Trust: Public sector energy efficiency could save

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The public sector could save

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  • Published: Nov 30th, 2010
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Carbon Reduction Commitment can work as a trading platform, says Dave Farebrother

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In public and in private there have been assurances for over a year that the first phase of the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) was set in stone, that no changes could possibly be considered to a scheme always promoted as

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  • Published: Nov 24th, 2010
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Kingstown Furniture and The Carbon Trust reduce energy usage in the bedroom

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Kingstown Furniture, the UK’s leading manufacturer of ready assembled bedroom and lounge furniture (pictured), has implemented a lighting energy efficiency project with support from the Carbon Trust.

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  • Published: Nov 13th, 2010
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Guardian awarded Carbon Trust Standard

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Guardian News & Media has become one of the first 500 organisations in the UK to be awarded the Carbon Trust Standard (CTS) in recognition of its work to reduce its climate change impacts.

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New Zealand wine stomps carbon footprint on the label

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Starting early next year, some consumers will be able to buy a wine with a carbon footprint analysis on the label. Mobius, a new sauvignon blanc from New Zealands Marlborough region, will sport a calculation of greenhouse gas emissions on a per glass basis. Bottles destined for Australia will be the first to receive the notations; other markets will follow with custom calculations from the Carbon Trust, a nonprofit. The wine is made by New Zealand Wine Company, which also owns Grove Mill, run by emissions-guru Dave Pearce.

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  • Published: Nov 8th, 2010
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Enterprise Inns pilots carbon-cutting service

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Enterprise Inns has partnered with the Carbon Trust to cut its energy costs in a brand new initiative.
The pub group aims to reduce its energy consumption by 30% through a new service offered by the Carbon Trust, which could save the chain upwards of

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