Carbon, water & waste reduction – Triple win for O2

O2 has become the first mobile telecommunications company to be awarded the international triple certification for cutting carbon, water and waste. It has been recognised for deploying more efficient network equipment, switching to LEDs and eco-rating phones on their environmental and ethical performance. The company recycled 95% of general waste from its offices, retail stores […]

npower’s Wayne Mitchell’s Blog

Hitting the benchmark for energy management This week’s guest blog comes from npower Energy Manager Jonathan Hulbert, sharing news about the Carbon Trust Standard for effective energy management. You might expect that an energy company would be good at energy management when it comes to looking after its own offices and buildings. And I’m delighted […]

npower awarded Carbon Trust Standard

Energy supplier npower is the latest company to be awarded a ‘green’ standard for its efforts in reducing carbon emissions. Launched in June 2008, the Carbon Trust Standard, which verifies the carbon footprint and emission reductions of organisations, was awarded to npower for measuring, managing and reducing its greenhouse gas emissions. Npower claims it also […]

Channel Tunnel cuts carbon by a fifth

The Channel Tunnel has cut its carbon footprint by a fifth, according to the Carbon Trust Standard (CTS). The tunnel that connects the UK and France between Folkestone and Calais reduced its footprint by 20.5%. The news comes as the cross-Channel operator Groupe Eurotunnel has been recognised for its wider carbon footprint reduction. Jacques Gounon, […]