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Titans or Titanics

Business leaders need to set a course to prevent corporate titans from sinking like the Titanic

Posted by Tom Delay | 30 November 2015 | Viewpoint

Despite strong words from a number of leading businesses this week in Paris, we are a long way from where we need to be in terms of action. Some corporate titans will capture the commercial opportunities in a world that takes action on climate change, allowing them to survive and thrive in a sustainable future. Other businesses, that may seem unsinkable today, will go the same way as the Titanic. This is part of the Carbon Trust's COP21 Blog Series.

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Monopile installation

Positive vibrations for new monopile installation methodology for offshore foundations

25 November 2015 | News

The Offshore Wind Accelerator has supported a project to compare the conventional method of impact hammering with the vibration of steel piles in an on land test environment. The project began in the summer 2014, and aimed to prove whether vibratory piling can offer a faster and more environmentally friendly method of installing steel foundations for offshore wind farms and to validate the method with regard to structural behaviour.

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City of London

The UK needs to unleash the awesome power of local government to tackle climate change

Posted by Tim Pryce | 23 November 2015 | Viewpoint

The UK government has the opportunity to devolve action on climate change to the local level in order to deliver national ambitions. And the evidence from around the world suggests that it will result in cleaner, more competitive cities that are better places to live and work.

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Food choices - protein diversity

Greater diversity of main ingredients at meal times better for Britain

15 November 2015 | News

New report from the Carbon Trust finds that increasing diversity of UK protein choices is a practical way to promote more sustainable diets with lower impacts on health and environment

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Chinese Manufacturers Association and Carbon Trust launch new product carbon footprint and labelling scheme for businesses in Hong Kong

Chinese Manufacturers Association and the Carbon Trust launch new product carbon footprint and labelling scheme for businesses in Hong Kong

5 November 2015 | News

The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong (CMA) has launched a new carbon footprint and labelling scheme for businesses in Hong Kong, developed with the support of the Carbon Trust. This has built on more than a decade of the Carbon Trust’s experience in product carbon footprinting and labelling.

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