Tag: low-carbon

29
Jul

Start your company Carbon footprint reduction plan with these official platforms (2/2)

As the second part of this carbon footprint reporting tool series, this article will focus on an analysis of CDP,UN Global Compact and RE100. CDP & UN Global Compact Both CDP and UN Global Compact initiatives date back to 2000. CDP was created by a global cooperation (UK, Germany and US) and UN Global Compact by the United Nations. Now, 21

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23
Jul

Start your company Carbon footprint reduction plan with these official platforms

Recently, an increasing number of MNCs and SMEs have been paying more and more attention to their Carbon footprint. These companies are looking for different international initiatives to help them to reduce their Carbon footprint. To make it easier for companies to choose from a myriad of organizations, TERAO selected six of them and conducted a detailed survey: Carbon Trust,

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21
May

Teambuilding for TERAO Asia team at the farm: low-carbon and small construction project

Last Friday 14th May, our team spent quality time together in a farm in Songjiang, about 1h30 drive away from Shanghai city center. After playing “Guess what I am thinking” game in the car, we arrived at the beautiful farm of Hemo maotian 禾墨泖田,in Huguang village 胡光村 in Songjiang district 松江区. Gaspard, the gym coach showing how to use this

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10
Feb

Happy “Niu” Year from TERAO Asia team!

TERAO Asia team wishes all our friends and partners a happy, healthy & sustainable year of the Golden Ox! The Rat year has brought tough times to the world, and many have suffered from it. However, it enabled people to realize that healthy and sustainable buildings are of the upmost importance. We would like to thank again our customers &

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23
Oct

Start assessing your carbon footprint with the GHG protocol

More and more asset owners pay attention to their Carbon Footprint, such as Fortune 500 companies. As we have mentioned already in our previous article “Carbon Footprint – Methodology”, the building sector is accountable for nearly 40% of annual global GHG (Greenhouse gas) emissions (9.2 GtCO2 in 2015 according to IEA). This carbon footprint can be evaluated using the GHG

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19
Dec

Carbon Footprint – How to reduce the environmental impact?

Once the carbon footprint had been assessed through the dedicated methodology, cf. our article  on Carbon footprint methodology it is possible to work on different solutions to reduce the emissions. In the building sector there are many initiatives to control and minimize the carbon emission into the atmosphere. Optimization of built areas: Since one built square meter is equivalent to

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21
Nov

Carbon Footprint Methodology – How to assess your asset environmental impact?

The Carbon Footprint Methodology The carbon footprint of an entire site could be done using different methodology such as the French Bilan Carbone® approach or the Green House Gas Protocol approach. At TERAO we are used to work with the French methodology. The Bilan Carbone® approach is designed for all types of organisation and is compatible with other standards, such

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22
Feb

A Low-Carbon approach for sustainable buildings

Greenhouse gases (GHG) reduction has become a hot topic (this is the least we can say) in the recent decades, to fight against global warming. The building sector is accountable for nearly 40% of annual global GHG emissions (9.2 GtCO2 in 2015 according to IEA). Therefore, a great interest is shown to pay an effort reducing the GHG gases by

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