Tag: carbon footprint

10
Sep

[Case study] Life Cycle Assessment: Logistic assets across China

Case study – Life cycle analysis: Logistics assets across China TERAO was asked to carry out a Life cycle analysis at early stage of 5 new projects located in China (5 logistics building). The goal was to create a baseline based on existing projects and help set up a carbon reduction target for the client. The assessment included the construction materials,

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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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7
Jun

Visit of the French Consul of Shanghai at TERAO Asia Shanghai office

Last Monday 31st May, our TERAO Asia team had the honor to receive Mr. Benoît Guidée, French Consul in Shanghai, Mr. Pierre Moussy and Ms. Paule de la Poype, respectively Economy Counsellor and Deputy Economy Counsellor for the French Consulate in Shanghai. The visit started with a brief introduction of TERAO, our different clients, projects locations and our current expansion

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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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19
Mar

[Case study] Carbon footprint assessment: Vietnam textile factory

How TERAO can help you to assess your carbon footprint? Here is a case study for a textile factory in Vietnam.   Case study – Vietnam factory carbon footprint study TERAO’s team worked as a specialist to assess carbon footprint for a specific case. A Vietnam based client wanted to assess the CO2 emission for all the activities involved in their

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4
Feb

TERAO at CCIFC Shaping Tomorrow Round Table

On 1st February, 2021, the CCIFC (French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China) Shanghai organized the “Shaping Tomorrow Round Table” inviting the different winners of the Green Business and Good Planet trophy to share their views on Sustainability. TERAO Asia team was glad to participate, along with the 3 other winners of Green Business Award (Doucéa, Faurecia and ICICLE)

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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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24
Apr

Earth Day-Time to act on your built environment!

Following the « Earth Day » celebration & due to the current global “COVID” situation, many organizations are now looking into improving their Sustainability policies and accelerating their action plan related to Climate Change. Sustainability is a large topic. At Terao, we focus only on the built environment. We work on practical strategies that could improve the performance & management of your

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20
Mar

[Repost] China CO2 emission has decreased because / thanks to the COVID-19, but there is more to it!

Original article from CarbonBrief: https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-coronavirus-has-temporarily-reduced-chinas-co2-emissions-by-a-quarter Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, the electricity demand and industrial output in China has dropped far below their usual levels. All the measures to contain the COVID-19 have resulted in reductions of 15% to 40% in output across key industrial sectors. This is likely to have wiped out a quarter or more of

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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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