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Commission Unanimously Approves Superstore Resolutions

July 24 2014

Commission Unanimously Approves Superstore Resolutions

The Oroville Planning Commission met and unanimously approved recent resolutions in the Walmart superstore project Monday night. As the only item on the agenda, the...

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FirstCarbon Delivers Applications Faster Using OutSystems Platform

May 14 2014

FirstCarbon Delivers Applications Faster Using OutSystems Platform

OutSystems has announced that FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) is rapidly delivering new software modules for its Sustainability Workbench platform by using OutSystems to develop web and mobile applications. Part of the...

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FirstCarbon Solutions Delivers Applications Three Times Faster Using OutSystems Platform

May 14 2014

FirstCarbon Solutions Delivers Applications Three Times Faster Using OutSystems Platform

ATLANTA & LONDON, May 14, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- OutSystems, the open application platform provider, has announced that FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), a pioneer in environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG)...

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Supply Chain's Carbon Impact: More Than a Footprint

April 21 2014

Supply Chain's Carbon Impact: More Than a Footprint

As if a single imprint could encompass the totality of a global supply-chain’s impact on the environment. Consider what actually goes into that measurement: the output of countless partners, of...

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4 Steps to Keep Food Waste From Super-Sizing Climate Change

April 11 2014

4 Steps to Keep Food Waste From Super-Sizing Climate Change

What do coal-fired power plants, SUVs and Sunday night leftovers have in common? Surprisingly, it’s carbon emissions — significant amounts, in fact. Our leftovers aren't belching out CO2, but our...

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FirstCarbon Solutions and CDP Announce Expand Global Partnership

March 14 2014

FirstCarbon Solutions and CDP Announce Expand Global Partnership

FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) and CDP have expanded their global scoring partnership. CDP has designated FCS as its global sustainability business process outsourcing (BPO) partner under a three-year agreement. FCS has been...

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CDP, FirstCarbon Solutions Sign Expanded Partnership

March 14 2014

CDP, FirstCarbon Solutions Sign Expanded Partnership

CDP has expanded its partnership with FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), meaning that FCS will have an expanded role in CDP’s scoring programs and initiatives. FCS will be CDP’s...

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Environmental Groups Extend Environmental Disclosure Rating System

March 13 2014

Environmental Groups Extend Environmental Disclosure Rating System

Summary: CDP, a not-for-profit environmental rating organization, signed a three-year deal with FirstCarbon Solutions, to handle CDP’s scoring of climate disclosures for large U.S. and U.K. companies. CDP...

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FirstCarbon Solutions and CDP Announce Expanded Global Partnership to Include S&P 500 and FTSE 350

March 12 2014

FirstCarbon Solutions and CDP Announce Expanded Global Partnership to Include S&P 500 and FTSE 350

IRVINE, Calif. and LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/— FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), a pioneer in environmental and sustainability business solutions, and CDP today announced an expanded global scoring partnership, designating FCS as CDP’s global sustainability business...

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Corporate Sustainability Using ‘Big Data’ to Look at the Big Picture

March 05 2014

Corporate Sustainability Using ‘Big Data’ to Look at the Big Picture

Enabling better decisions by providing investors, companies, and governments with high-quality information on how companies are managing their response to climate change and mitigating the risks from...

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Filipino Firms Go Big Global

January 26 2014

Filipino Firms Go Big Global

It was through the rosy economic period of 1996 that James “Jim” M. Donovan found himself in Manila for a World Bank project. At that time, the Philippines was being...

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Index of Suppliers Leading in Climate Change Performance Makes Its Debut

January 23 2014

Index of Suppliers Leading in Climate Change Performance Makes Its Debut

FirstCarbon Solutions, active in environmental and sustainability business solutions, and CDP, an NGO provider of a global environmental disclosure system, announced the debut publication of the Supplier Climate Performance Leadership...

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CDP and FirstCarbon Solutions Publish an Index of Suppliers Leading Climate Change Performance

January 21 2014

CDP and FirstCarbon Solutions Publish an Index of Suppliers Leading Climate Change Performance

FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), a pioneer in environmental and sustainability business solutions, and CDP, the leading NGO providing the only global environmental disclosure system, today announced the debut publication of the...

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Inaugural Index Published of Suppliers Leading in Climate Change Performance

January 21 2014

Inaugural Index Published of Suppliers Leading in Climate Change Performance

IRVINE, CA and LONDON, UK—FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) and Carbon Disclosure Project have announced the debut publication of the Supplier Climate Performance Leadership Index (SCPLI), a new evaluation and benchmarking tool...

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Microsoft, BMW Among Top Supply Chain Climate Performers

January 21 2014

Microsoft, BMW Among Top Supply Chain Climate Performers

Air France, BMW, Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft are among 79 companies leading in climate change performance, according to a new evaluation and benchmarking tool created for CDP supply chain members and suppliers. The Supplier Climate Performance Leadership...

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Power Down to Reduce “Phantom Energy” Use

January 08 2014

Power Down to Reduce “Phantom Energy” Use

Don’t forget to pull the plug and turn out the lights! While the concept is known by different names – phantom load, vampire power, standby mode – at the end...

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Brighten Up Your Holidays Sustainably with LED Lights

December 16 2013

Brighten Up Your Holidays Sustainably with LED Lights

It all started with candles. The tradition of an illuminated holiday tree emerged around the 18th century, when wax candles were used to festoon the branches of fresh evergreens. Candles. The...

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Why Recycling Isn't As Helpful As You Think

December 10 2013

Why Recycling Isn't As Helpful As You Think

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Many common environmental practices have trade-offs that most consumers are not aware of that deplete additional valuable energy resources. Some environmental practices such as plant-based bottles are...

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Sports Facilities Look to a Greener Playbook

December 09 2013

Sports Facilities Look to a Greener Playbook

The FIFA World Cup is one of the largest sporting events on the planet – a symbol of global passion and national spirit. It also has a massive carbon footprint, thanks to...

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ADEC Group and FCS CEO Interviewed at ANC

November 26 2013

ADEC Group and FCS CEO Interviewed at ANC

Winners and organizer of Asia CEO Awards during the Mornings@ANC interview: (from left to right) ADEC Group and FirstCarbon Solutions Global Chief Executive Officer James M. Donovan along with Thomson-Reuters...

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FirstCarbon Opens Regional Office in Nairobi

November 01 2013

FirstCarbon Opens Regional Office in Nairobi

In conjunction with its participation in the Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD) 2013, FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability business solutions, has announced the opening of...

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FirstCarbon Opens Kenya Office

November 01 2013

FirstCarbon Opens Kenya Office

Looking to serve the sustainable development needs of the emerging economies in Africa, sustainability software provider FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS; Irvine, CA) has opened up an office in Nairobi, Kenya. The...

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FirstCarbon Solutions Opens Kenya Office to Support Sustainability Efforts Across Africa

October 28 2013

FirstCarbon Solutions Opens Kenya Office to Support Sustainability Efforts Across Africa

NAIROBI, KENYA AND IRVINE, CALIF., OCT. 28, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with its participation in the Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD) 2013, FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and...

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Marine Harvest Group Recognised for its Climate Change Transparency

October 15 2013

Marine Harvest Group Recognised for its Climate Change Transparency

Marine Harvest Group has achieved a top position in the Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) Nordic 260 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). This annual index, compiled by First Carbon Solutions on behalf...

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Corporate Sustainability: The Big Picture

October 08 2013

Corporate Sustainability: The Big Picture

Many leading global companies - including those in Australia and New Zealand - are seriously embracing sustainability practices. Their leaders understand that this approach is not simply a reporting exercise,...

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Counting the Costs: A Comment on the Importance of Sustainability Disclosure

October 03 2013

Counting the Costs: A Comment on the Importance of Sustainability Disclosure

Accurately reporting sustainability metrics can seem overwhelming to companies. But with the data becoming increasingly important to investors, it's a challenge companies must get to ...

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Transparent Disclosure to Stakeholders Critical for Corporations Today

August 21 2013

Transparent Disclosure to Stakeholders Critical for Corporations Today

Many leading global companies today are embracing sustainability practices as they understand that this method is not simply a reporting exercise; they realize that full and transparent disclosure...

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More Cowbell—Or Less? Climate Strategies Point Opposite Ways

August 15 2013

More Cowbell—Or Less? Climate Strategies Point Opposite Ways

More Cowbell—Or Less? Climate Strategies Point Opposite Ways At the intersection of cattle and climate change, two rival visions for the future have emerged: One with more cows, one with fewer. The...

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Do You Live in One of the Energy Efficient Cities?

August 01 2013

Do You Live in One of the Energy Efficient Cities?

Do You Live in One of the Energy Efficient Cities? NEW YORK (MainStreet)—Managing the amount of energy used in office buildings is becoming easier to monitor with innovative technology that can give...

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Supply Chain Analysis is Essential to Reducing Carbon Footprint

July 18 2013

Supply Chain Analysis is Essential to Reducing Carbon Footprint

There's simply no question that companies must assess, evaluate and optimize their supply chain operations in order to reduce their carbon footprint. In fact, government...

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CDP Extends Partnership with FirstCarbon Solutions

June 28 2013

CDP Extends Partnership with FirstCarbon Solutions

CDP will expand its partnership with FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) to Australia, New Zealand, the Nordics and Benelux regions and India, bring extended services measuring supply chain...

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Two Major International Firms Partner to Measure Supply Chain Carbon Management

June 26 2013

Two Major International Firms Partner to Measure Supply Chain Carbon Management

First Carbon Solutions, (FCS) and CDP have announced their expanded partnership to increase services that measure supply chain carbon management and extend sustainability scoring to CDP’s climate change...

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FirstCarbon Solutions, CDP Expand Partnership

June 25 2013

FirstCarbon Solutions, CDP Expand Partnership

Environmental software firm FirstCarbon Solutions and CDP have expanded their partnership to increase services that measure supply chain carbon management and extend sustainability scoring to CDP’s climate change program...

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Planned, Ongoing, or Recently Completed Projects and Research

June 17 2013

Planned, Ongoing, or Recently Completed Projects and Research

Hidden dune filters treat coastal stormwater runoff Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed low-cost stormwater filtration systems that are concealed beneath sand dunes and filter out most of...

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FirstCarbon Solutions Expands Sustainability Consulting to Support Ever-Growing Telecommunications Industry

June 06 2013

FirstCarbon Solutions Expands Sustainability Consulting to Support Ever-Growing Telecommunications Industry

IRVINE, Calif., June 3, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), a pioneer and industry leader in environmental and sustainability business solutions, today announced it is expanding its wireless telecommunications...

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How Proper Planning and a General Understanding of Bats Help Reduce Impacts

May 30 2013

How Proper Planning and a General Understanding of Bats Help Reduce Impacts

Unfortunately, the wind industry does not yet have a handle on the issue of the rising bat mortality rate. Researchers initially believed bat deaths at wind farms were the...

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Compass Launches Carbon Footprint Measuring Tool

May 18 2013

Compass Launches Carbon Footprint Measuring Tool

Compass Launches Carbon Footprint Measuring Tool In an effort to help its clients keep track of their carbon footprint in a more detailed way, Compass Group has added a new software...

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Collaboration Is the Trend In Managing Today’s Sustainable Supply Chains

April 19 2013

Collaboration Is the Trend In Managing Today’s Sustainable Supply Chains

There is only so much that a single organization is going to be able to achieve to improve the impact it has on the environment or society, without collaborating with...

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Compass Group Adds Sustainability Software to the Menu

April 11 2013

Compass Group Adds Sustainability Software to the Menu

Compass Group is spicing up its menu with a software application that helps chefs and kitchen managers decrease waste disposal and reduce their energy and water consumption. The $12 billion global food...

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Major Food Services Group Pushes Sustainability into its Kitchens

April 05 2013

Major Food Services Group Pushes Sustainability into its Kitchens

A California data management and consulting firm is helping the world's largest food services company better manage its carbon footprint by providing thousands of chefs and restaurant managers with detailed...

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Compass Partners With FirstCarbon Solutions

March 30 2013

Compass Partners With FirstCarbon Solutions

FirstCarbon Solutions and Compass Group have announced the launch of the software tool being used to support Compass's Carbon FOODprint toolkit. The web-based tool is designed to help Compass food...

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Compass Group Launches Carbon FOODprint Toolkit

March 28 2013

Compass Group Launches Carbon FOODprint Toolkit

Program allows operators to keep track of sustainability metrics.Compass Group has partnered with FirstCarbon Solutions, which specializes in environmental sustainability business solutions, to launch software that will enhance Compass’ Carbon...

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Online Tool Measures Cafes’ Carbon ‘Foodprint’

March 28 2013

Online Tool Measures Cafes’ Carbon ‘Foodprint’

Environmental software firm FirstCarbon Solutions and food service management company Compass Group have launched an online tool to help Compass Group chefs and managers reduce energy, water and resource use. To...

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Compass Group Launches Web Tool to Help Chefs Cut Carbon Footprint at Nearly 10,000 Locations

March 27 2013

Compass Group Launches Web Tool to Help Chefs Cut Carbon Footprint at Nearly 10,000 Locations

Compass Group, the world’s largest foodservices management company, said Wednesday it will use new web-based software to cut the environmental impact and operational costs at nearly 10,000 U.S. locations by...

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FirstCarbon Solutions and Compass Group Launch Carbon FOODprint

March 27 2013

FirstCarbon Solutions and Compass Group Launch Carbon FOODprint

Unique, Web-Based Tool Design Helps Chef and Managers Measure, Manage and Reduce Energy, Water and Resource Use IRVINE, Calif. and CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27, 2013 - FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and...

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Carbon FOODprint Web-based Software Application

March 27 2013

Carbon FOODprint Web-based Software Application

FirstCarbon Solutions and Compass Group have launched the software tool being used to support Compass Group’s Carbon FOODprint toolkit. This web-based tool, powered by FirstCarbon Solutions, is designed to help...

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Compass Group Partners with FirstCarbon for Resource Tracking Tool

March 26 2013

Compass Group Partners with FirstCarbon for Resource Tracking Tool

Charlotte, N.C., and Irvine, Calif. — Charlotte-based food services company Compass Group has partnered with Irvine-based FirstCarbon Solutions to track its energy and resource usage.  The companies have rolled out Carbon FOODprint,...

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How Environmental Compliance Reporting Reduces Business Risk

March 12 2013

How Environmental Compliance Reporting Reduces Business Risk

How Environmental Compliance Reporting Reduces Business Risk “Business risks come in three varieties: known risks, unknown risks, and unknown unknown risks,” asserts Kevin Shannon in a recent blog post for First...

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Hollywood Central Park Awards EIR to FirstCarbon Solutions

March 07 2013

Hollywood Central Park Awards EIR to FirstCarbon Solutions

The proposal to build a 44-acre park above the 101 Freeway in Hollywood has taken a crucial step forward. Friends of Hollywood Central Park, a non-profit organization orchestrating the park initiative,...

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Orange County is Growing Green Jobs

March 02 2013

Orange County is Growing Green Jobs

Orange County is Growing Green Jobs In the sleek Irvine office building of FirstCarbon Solutions, engineers, biologists, and mapping software specialists work in green jobs. They calculate the impact of housing...

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FirstCarbon Solutions Selected To Prepare Environmental Studies For L.A.´s Groundbreaking Hollywood Central Park Project

March 01 2013

FirstCarbon Solutions Selected To Prepare Environmental Studies For L.A.´s Groundbreaking Hollywood Central Park Project

Pioneer and Industry Leader In Environmental and Sustainability Business Solutions To Provide Technical Expertise for Revolutionary Park Project LOS ANGELES and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2013...

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Irvine Firm Lands EIR for Hollywood Central Park

February 28 2013

Irvine Firm Lands EIR for Hollywood Central Park

Irvine-based FirstCarbon Solutions has received a contract to provide environmental consulting services for the Hollywood Central Park project in Los Angeles. The project calls for the construction...

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FirstCarbon Solutions to Prepare Environmental Studies for Hollywood Central Park Project

February 28 2013

FirstCarbon Solutions to Prepare Environmental Studies for Hollywood Central Park Project

FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability solutions for business, and the Friends of Hollywood Central Park (FHCP), a non-profit organization dedicated to building...

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3 Steps to Intelligent Site Selection

February 05 2013

3 Steps to Intelligent Site Selection

It used to be that executives scouting a location for a new office building, manufacturing plant or distribution center only needed to consider potential revenue, local tax incentives and regulatory...

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MARKETS: Calif. carbon trading takes off

January 31 2013

MARKETS: Calif. carbon trading takes off

California's official carbon market kicked off this week with an uptick in trading, as businesses began accounting for their greenhouse gas emissions in earnest. No lawsuit against the program accompanied the...

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Blazing the Trail of Sustainability

December 17 2012

Blazing the Trail of Sustainability

Understanding the environmental impacts across your organization’s supply chain is imperative. There’s no question that companies must assess, evaluate and optimize their supply chain operations in order to reduce their...

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Assessing and Balancing Trade-offs in Supply Chain Optimization

October 12 2012

Assessing and Balancing Trade-offs in Supply Chain Optimization

Optimizing supply chain operations to cost less and be more effective has long been a top priority for businesses. Now, companies must consider new sustainability measures such as carbon. Identifying,...

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California Readies for Historic

October 03 2012

California Readies for Historic

The countdown is on for implementation of a controversial and pivotal part of California's Assembly Bill 32 (AB 32): Global Warming Solutions Act,1 a law that...

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Global Carbon - California's Challenge

September 21 2012

Global Carbon - California's Challenge

California's emissions trading system begins in earnest in January -- and carbon market advocates and detracators across the US and beyond are watching... To read the full article from Environmental Finance,...

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HK Jockey Club taps services of FirstCarbon

September 20 2012

HK Jockey Club taps services of FirstCarbon

MANILA - FirstCarbon Solutions Corporation on Thursday said it has been commissioned by the Hong Kong Jockey Club to improve its energy use efficiency. James M. Donovan, FirstCarbon Solutions chief executive...

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CDP, FirstCarbon Renew and Expand Contract

August 03 2012

CDP, FirstCarbon Renew and Expand Contract

Based on the success of an initial collaboration launched last year, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and FirstCarbon Solutions have renewed and expanded a contract that lets FirstCarbon score corporate...

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Project to Measure Carbon Output of Supply Chains

August 02 2012

Project to Measure Carbon Output of Supply Chains

FirstCarbon Solutions recently announced it will evaluate data from more than 3,000 companies as part of its collaboration with the Carbon Disclosure Project. To read the full article from Proformative, please click...

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Carbon Disclosure Project, FirstCarbon Solutions Partner for Supply Chain Scorecards

August 01 2012

Carbon Disclosure Project, FirstCarbon Solutions Partner for Supply Chain Scorecards

The Carbon Disclosure Project has expanded its partnership with environmental consulting and software firm FirstCarbon Solutions, under which FirstCarbon processes the greenhouse gas emissions and carbon management data of global...

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New Project Tracks Supply Chain Emissions

August 01 2012

New Project Tracks Supply Chain Emissions

A joint venture between FirstCarbon solutions and the Carbon Disclosure Project  To read the full article from Supply Chain Digital, please click here.

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CDP and FirstCarbon Solutions Expand Partnership

July 31 2012

CDP and FirstCarbon Solutions Expand Partnership

FirstCarbon Solutions extended its partnership with not-for-profit Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) in order to score companies’ submissions on their greenhouse gas emissions and carbon management strategies to the CDP Supply...

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Supply chain reporting on climate risks reaches new heights

July 02 2012

Supply chain reporting on climate risks reaches new heights

It’s summer, and thousands of companies are busy completing the now-familiar annual report submittals about their carbon emissions and sustainability plans to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). To read the full...

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Water, Environmental Stewardship and Their Impact on Site Selection

June 30 2012

Water, Environmental Stewardship and Their Impact on Site Selection

Finding a location for a new office building, manufacturing plant or distribution center used to require location executives to mainly consider potential revenue, local tax incentives and the regulatory environment...

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FirstCarbon Solutions Completes Carbon Footprint Assessments for First Title

May 23 2012

FirstCarbon Solutions Completes Carbon Footprint Assessments for First Title

DEPOSIT, New York and LONDON, May 22, 2012 - UK-Based First Title Limited, a leading property service provider, uses FirstCarbon Solution's ghgTrack™ Web-Based Solution to Analyse Emissions and Provide...

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FirstCarbon Solutions Completes Carbon Footprint Assessments for First Title

May 23 2012

FirstCarbon Solutions Completes Carbon Footprint Assessments for First Title

DEPOSIT, New York and LONDON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability solutions for business, today announced a services agreement with...

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FirstCarbon Solutions Completes Carbon Footprint Assessments for First Title

May 22 2012

FirstCarbon Solutions Completes Carbon Footprint Assessments for First Title

DEPOSIT, New York and LONDON, May 22, 2012 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- - UK-Based First Title Limited, a leading property service provider, uses FirstCarbon Solution's ghgTrack(TM) Web-Based...

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Mahindra Satyam, FirstCarbon to offer environmental consulting applications

May 18 2012

Mahindra Satyam, FirstCarbon to offer environmental consulting applications

Mahindra Satyam offer FirstCarbon Solutions’ sustainability and environmental consulting applications and software services initially in the United Kingdom. To read the full article from Computer Business Review, please click here.    

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Mahindra Satyam Partners With FirstCarbon On Sustainability

May 17 2012

 Mahindra Satyam Partners With FirstCarbon On Sustainability

Mahindra Satyam, erstwhile Satyam Computer Services Ltd., announced that it had selected FirstCarbon Solutions as a partner for its Sustainability Monitoring service offering. Through this partnership, Mahindra Satyam will offer FirstCarbon...

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Mahindra Satyam Partners FirstCarbon Solutions

May 17 2012

 Mahindra Satyam Partners FirstCarbon Solutions

Mahindra Satyam has tied up with FirstCarbon Solutions to offer sustainability monitoring services. FirstCarbon is an industry major in environmental sustainability solutions for businesses. To read the full article from Business Line,...

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Mahindra Satyam May Edge Higher After Pact with FirstCarbon Solutions

May 17 2012

Mahindra Satyam May Edge Higher After Pact with FirstCarbon Solutions

Mahindra Satyam on Wednesday said it has selected FirstCarbon Solutions as a partner for its Sustainability Monitoring service offering. Through this partnership, Mahindra Satyam will offer FirstCarbon Solutions sustainability and...

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FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

May 17 2012

FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability solutions for business, today announced a services agreement with Mahindra Satyam, a leading...

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Mahindra Satyam Hardens After Pact with FirstCarbon Solutions

May 17 2012

Mahindra Satyam Hardens After Pact with FirstCarbon Solutions

Mahindra Satyam Hardens After Pact with FirstCarbon Solutions Through the partnership with FirstCarbon Solutions, Mahindra Satyam will offer FirstCarbon Solutions' sustainability and environmental consulting solutions and software services initially in the...

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Mahindra Satyam May Edge Higher After Pact with FirstCarbon Solutions

May 17 2012

Mahindra Satyam May Edge Higher After Pact with FirstCarbon Solutions

Mahindra Satyam on Wednesday said it has selected FirstCarbon Solutions as a partner for its Sustainability Monitoring service offering. Through this partnership, Mahindra Satyam will offer FirstCarbon Solutions' sustainability and...

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Mahindra Green Tie-Up

May 17 2012

Mahindra Green Tie-Up

Mahindra Green Tie-Up Leading IT and business company Mahindra Satyam has development and delivery centers in the US, Canada, Brazil, the UK, Hungary, Egypt, UAE, India, China, Malaysia, Singapore, and Australia...

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Can Carbon Accounting Survive Government’s Cold Shoulder?

May 16 2012

 Can Carbon Accounting Survive Government’s Cold Shoulder?

Panic stories warned firms to invest in carbon accounting software or face extreme penalties from the CRC or similar schemes. Companies were warned not to rely on wonky Excel spreadsheets. To...

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FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

May 16 2012

FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability solutions for business, today announced a services agreement with Mahindra Satyam, a leading technology outsourcing firm that provides services to...

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FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

May 16 2012

FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

HYDERABAD, India and LONDON, May 16, 2012 -- FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability solutions for business, today announced a services agreement with Mahindra Satyam, a leading...

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FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

May 16 2012

FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

HYDERABAD, India and LONDON, May 16, 2012 -- FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability solutions for business, today announced a services agreement with Mahindra Satyam, a leading technology...

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FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

May 16 2012

FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

HYDERABAD, India and LONDON, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability solutions for business, today announced a services agreement with...

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FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

May 16 2012

FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

HYDERABAD, India and LONDON, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability solutions for business, today announced a services agreement with...

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Philippines’ FirstCarbon Solutions to acquire Michael Brandman Associates

April 19 2012

Philippines’ FirstCarbon Solutions to acquire Michael Brandman Associates

Manila, Philippines–FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental and sustainability business solutions, announced plans to acquire Michael Brandman Associates, a privately held company headquartered in California. The...

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FirstCarbon Strengthens Its Environmental Management Capabilities by Acquiring Michael Brandman Associates

April 19 2012

 FirstCarbon Strengthens Its Environmental Management Capabilities by Acquiring Michael Brandman Associates

Manila, Philippines–FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental and sustainability business solutions, announced plans to acquire Michael Brandman Associates, a privately held company headquartered in California. The strategic...

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FirstCarbon Solutions to Acquire Michael Brandman Associates

April 17 2012

FirstCarbon Solutions to Acquire Michael Brandman Associates

DEPOSIT, N.Y. and IRVINE, Calif., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental and sustainability solutions for business, today announced plans to...

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Michael Brandman Associates acquired by FirstCarbon Solutions

April 17 2012

Michael Brandman Associates acquired by FirstCarbon Solutions

FirstCarbon Solutions Inc. has announced plans to acquire Irvine-based environmental planning services firm Michael Brandman Associates. To read the full article from Business Journal, please click here.    

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Puerto Princesa Balances Development and Growth

April 15 2012

Puerto Princesa Balances Development and Growth

Puerto Princesa Balances Development and GrowthPUERTO Princesa City recently forged ties with FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environment and sustainability solutions for business, to boost its development...

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Environmentally Friendly Bottles

April 12 2012

Environmentally Friendly Bottles

To read the full article from CNBC, please click here.    

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FirstCarbon Solutions Pushes Sustainable Resource Use, Joins Tree-planting

February 21 2012

FirstCarbon Solutions Pushes Sustainable Resource Use, Joins Tree-planting

ADEC Group member FirstCarbon Solutions, a global industry leader providing managed energy and sustainability services, demonstrated its continuing commitment to the sustainable use of resources and improving environmental performance by...

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North America Lags on Supplier Emission Cuts

February 01 2012

North America Lags on Supplier Emission Cuts

To read the full article from Environmental and Energy Management News, please click here.    

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Companies Don’t Collect Potential Savings from Cutting Carbon in Supply Chains

January 31 2012

Companies Don’t Collect Potential Savings from Cutting Carbon in Supply Chains

Despite improving their own carbon performance, multinational companies are not yet demonstrating significant emissions reductions in their supply chains, according to research published today by theCarbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and Accenture. The...

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Harnessing Sustainability Data to Gain Competitive Advantage

November 12 2011

Harnessing Sustainability Data to Gain Competitive Advantage

To read the full article from Medical Construction and Design, please click here.    

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Sustainability: Market Increases Focus on Good Corporate Citizenship

November 08 2011

Sustainability: Market Increases Focus on Good Corporate Citizenship

To read the full article from Financial Times, please click here.    

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Demand for Carbon Transparency Increases in the Global Supply Chain

November 07 2011

Demand for Carbon Transparency Increases in the Global Supply Chain

FirstCarbon Solutions director business development (Europe), Charles Hansard,writes for edie energy on the growth in carbon transparency in the global supply chain To read the full article from Edie Water, please...

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Scoring System Devised to Calculate Carbon

November 03 2011

Scoring System Devised to Calculate Carbon

Scoring System Devised to Calculate CarbonThe Carbon Disclosure Project and FirstCarbon Solutions have joined forces to put together a carbon emissions scoring system. Alex Blackburne finds out about it. To read...

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Reduce Emissions Save Money

October 30 2011

Reduce Emissions Save Money

To read the full article from Electricity Today, please click here.    

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FirstCarbon, Carbon Disclosure Project Collaborate on CO2 Reporting

October 20 2011

FirstCarbon, Carbon Disclosure Project Collaborate on CO2 Reporting

To read the full article from WorldFuels.com, please click here.    

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CDP Launches Supplier Emissions Scoring

October 20 2011

CDP Launches Supplier Emissions Scoring

The Carbon Disclosure Project and FirstCarbon Solutions have launched an initiative to score the CDP Supply Chain program, with performance scores introduced for the first time. To read the full article...

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FirstCarbon Solutions Partners with Carbon Disclosure

October 20 2011

 FirstCarbon Solutions Partners with Carbon Disclosure

FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental business intelligence announced on October 18, 2011, a partnership with the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) in which FirstCarbon Solutions will score...

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Carbon Disclosure Project to Issue Supply Chain Scores

October 19 2011

 Carbon Disclosure Project to Issue Supply Chain Scores

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) will for the first time add a scoring system to its supply chain program through a new partnership with FirstCarbon Solutions. To read the full article from...

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FirstCarbon Forms Partnership with CDP

October 19 2011

FirstCarbon Forms Partnership with CDP

FirstCarbon Solutions will form partnership with the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), in which FirstCarbon will score all company submissions to CDP supply chain. To read the full article from Sustainable Brands,...

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New Scorecard Developed to Track Green Supply Chains

October 18 2011

New Scorecard Developed to Track Green Supply Chains

FirstCarbon Solutions, a provider of sustainability solutions, has formed a partnership with the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) in which FirstCarbon Solutions will score all company submissions to CDP Supply Chain, a program...

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Many Companies Struggle to Get Environmental Data from Systems

October 17 2011

Many Companies Struggle to Get Environmental Data from Systems

Major companies are generally satisfied with the accuracy and completeness of data in their sustainability performance management systems, but 39 percent say the systems are poorly integrated and 38 percent...

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Sustainability Leaders Say Tracking and Reporting Systems Fall Short

October 17 2011

Sustainability Leaders Say Tracking and Reporting Systems Fall Short

Green Research, a New York-based corporate sustainability research and advisory firm, has released a study of the market for sustainability performance management systems – IT systems that help companies monitor,...

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FirstCarbon Solutions acquires Enverity

February 03 2011

FirstCarbon Solutions acquires Enverity

Feb 03, 2010 (Datamonitor Financial Deals Tracker via COMTEX) -- FirstCarbon Solutions, Inc., an environmental management outsourcing company, has acquired Enverity Corporation, an environmental software provider. Both the companies are...

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The Sourcing Crystal Ball

January 18 2010

The Sourcing Crystal Ball

As the business community settles into its post-festive comedown, it is customary to look to the future and guess at the brighter things to come. Visions of 2010 have been...

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Outsourcing the Carbon Accounting Chore

January 04 2010

Outsourcing the Carbon Accounting Chore

Accounting for the amount of carbon a business emits is already a fact of life for some firms, and it could soon become business as usual for many more. Doing...

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