30 Oct '16, 1pm

There is a solution: @ToSaveEnergy's #CarbonCount

This paper introduces CarbonCount ™, a metric developed by the Alliance that evaluates bond investments in U.S.-based energy-efficiency and renewable-energy projects based on the expected reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions resulting from each $1,000 of investment. CarbonCount ™ operationalizes this strategic direction, recognizing that investors will not — indeed, cannot — properly value carbon impacts until they are confident that those impacts have been estimated impartially and consistently. CarbonCount ™ addresses this challenge by combining forward-looking project data already used for credit ratings, sophisticated emissions modeling software, and clearly documented assumptions to produce a quantitative score tailored for finance professionals. Building carbon confidence through wide use of CarbonCount ™, the Alliance aims to increase financial flows toward, ...

Full article: https://www.ase.org/resources/carboncounttm-quantitative-...

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The newly refurbished @UKGBC HQ has set a low carbon record!

The newly refurbished @UKGBC HQ has set a low c...

ukgbc.org 28 Oct '16, 12pm

The UK Green Building Council's headquarters in Central London, has achieved the lowest embodied carbon footprint ever rec...

Green Bonds Are Exploding. But Questions Remain About How the Money Is Being Used

Green Bonds Are Exploding. But Questions Remain...

greentechmedia.com 27 Oct '16, 1pm

The value of the green bonds sold in the first seven months of 2016 exceeds the total value of green bonds sold in all of ...