How we can help
Consumers are increasingly demanding high environmental
standards from organisations and the products and services they buy
and use. Organisations that set and meet carbon reduction targets
benefit from reduced energy costs, enhance their brand reputation
among their customers and mitigate against regulatory
We provide a range of organisational footprint certification,
verification and training, including the Carbon Trust
Standard and are able to certify the greenhouse gas
emissions of your products and services at all stages of the value
The Carbon Trust Water
Standard certifies organisations that measure, manage
and reduce water use year on year.
You can also find out about how your products could become
eligible to use the Carbon Reduction
What are the benefits?
Cost saving - reduce your organisational energy
use and associated costs, identify carbon hotspots in the life
cycle of your product to reduce carbon emissions and costs among
Corporate reputation and brand preference -
drive awareness of your organisation's and product's environmental
credentials to customers and stakeholders, improve environmental
rankings and demonstrate corporate social responsibility
Reduce risk - our certification ensures
your carbon footprint measurement is robust and credible, and a
sound basis for your carbon management decisions.
Staff engagement - improve staff morale,
retention and ability to attract new talent, enable the Board to
demonstrate awareness of and leadership in carbon management
Increase sales - our Carbon
Reduction Label enables you to differentiate your products from
competitors, to help you drive sales with customers. With the
Carbon Trust Standard increase customer loyalty by showing you meet
customer's procurement requirements.
Broaden market distribution - demonstrate
a product's commitment to carbon reduction to meet retailer demand
and gain better distribution of your product.
Benchmark your products and organisation -
assess your product's carbon management performance against your
product portfolio and find out how your organisation stacks up
against other Standard Bearers in your sector.
Develop new products - obtain metrics
about your product's carbon performance to raise standards and
develop new, greener products.
Why work with the Carbon Trust?
Carbon Trust Certification's focus has ensured it has
become a global centre of excellence for organisational
and product carbon footprint certification. We provide:
Specialist, cutting edge services
- High level of technical competence and depth of experience in
organisational and product carbon
footprint certification ensuring high quality
- A proven track record as an innovator in the field, with an
unsurpassed level of experience in creative problem
solving. Able to take on complex projects and pioneer in new
areas of organisational and product footprint certification.
- Carbon Trust Certification is the world's leading certifier of
organisational carbon footprint reduction.
- The global leader in product carbon footprinting certification
for PAS 2050, and the first certification body fully competent
proficient and able to offer certification based on Footprint
Expert™, the Code of Good
Practice, and now the WRI/WBCSD Greenhouse Gas Protocol Product
- Certification through Carbon Trust Certification provides
access to the Carbon Reduction Label.
- We certify organisational and product carbon footprints to
recognised global standards.
- We are accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service
(UKAS) to ISO 14065:2007 to provide greenhouse gas verification
against PAS 2050 and the Code of Good Practice. This means we
have been independently assessed by UKAS against internationally
recognised standards in particularly, for our competence and
- As part of the Carbon Trust group, we bring the credibility and
authority of the internationally recognised Carbon Trust
- Carbon Trust Certification has built impartiality into its
structure, strategy, policies, procedures and operations and is
committed to continually improve in this area.
- We have analysed potential conflicts of interest at all levels
- including Strategy and Policy, Operational (evaluation and
certification), Commercial, Financial and Personnel - and have put
in place measures to ensure potential conflicts are avoided or
controlled. We have also undertaken such analysis concerning our
relationship with other companies within the Carbon Trust
- We have developed policies and procedures to ensure
objectivity, transparency and independence throughout our
Proven track record
- Over 650 organisations have achieved the Carbon Trust
Standard since it was launched in June 2008. We
have worked with large, small and medium sized organisations in
both the public and private sector and across a large number
of sectors. We have experience of certifying global carbon
footprint reductions. The certification team brings a wealth
of knowledge and experience to any organisation wanting to work
- Our certifiers have evaluated the product carbon footprints of
many consumer and business-to-business products - from high volume
food, beverage and agricultural products such as potatoes, milk,
juice and wine, to complex goods such as electronics, hand dryers,
and pharmaceuticals - with supply chains stretching across the
- Our clients are spread across the world's major economies and
we have worked extensively in the UK, Europe, US, Latin
America, Asia and Australasia.
High level of customer care
- Named certification Team Leader or client manager
providing a personal service
- We are committed to:
- Excellent, professional customer service while maintaining
- Fair presentation of findings and transparency throughout the
certification process - to ensure you understand the certification,
criteria, process and decisions reached
- Continual improvement through customer feedback.
Who we've worked with
See some of our client case studies in the our clients section.
Get in touch
If you're interested in any of the services above then get in
touch - fill in our contact form or call
us on +44 (0)207 832 4655.