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Why Scotland’s public sector needs to rise to the carbon challenge

Posted by Paul Wedgwood | 30 August 2013 | Viewpoint

Despite world-leading commitment to action on climate change the Scottish public sector still needs to overcome the barriers to investing in the capital projects that will deliver a low carbon future. Paul Wedgwood, General Manager, Carbon Trust Scotland explains why carbon management and energy efficiency should be a priority for the public purse.

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Survival of the fittest

Optimising the Value Chain: survival of the fittest

Posted by Martin Barrow | 30 August 2013 | Viewpoint

Survival of the fittest isn’t just about individual companies anymore, as Martin Barrow, world-leading authority on product and service carbon footprinting demonstrates. You may be an extremely efficient company, but only those that create the fittest value chains will continue to thrive.

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A prescription for lower carbon medicine

New carbon footprint tool launched to calculate the carbon footprint of pharmaceutical products

22 August 2013 | News

ABPI (Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry) collaborates with the Carbon Trust to help pharmaceutical companies quickly estimate the carbon footprint of tablet medicines distributed in blister packs

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Green shoots

Carbon reduction at the lowest cost

Posted by James Smith | 21 August 2013 | Viewpoint

The world needs more energy and less carbon dioxide, argues James Smith, chair of the Carbon Trust.

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Business people

Green or profitable - must companies choose?

Posted by James Smith | 16 August 2013 | Viewpoint

Business has an essential role in defending the atmosphere, land and water that sustain us, argues James Smith, Chair, The Carbon Trust.

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Smart electricity meter

Time for some smart thinking

15 August 2013 | Viewpoint

New technology allows the creation of a smart grid to balance the demands of consumers with our changing electricity supply sources.

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