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The Mexican Stock Exchange, MÉXICO2 and Carbon Trust host the forum “Facing Climate Change: The State of the Carbon Market in Mexico”

5 June 2017

In celebration of World Environment Day, the Mexican Stock Exchange, the Mexican Carbon Platform (MEXICO2) and the Carbon Trust hosted a forum titled "Facing Climate Change: The State of the Carbon Market in Mexico".


IFC and Carbon Trust sign MoU to advance progress in improving productivity and reducing GHG footprint in livestock supply chain

 6 March 2017

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Carbon Trust, an international group of experts on carbon reduction and resource efficiency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote better productivity and reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the livestock supply chain.


Carbon Trust appoints Soffia Alarcon-Diaz to lead activities in Mexico

20 June 2016

The Carbon Trust has announced the appointment of Soffia Alarcon-Diaz as the new director of Carbon Trust Mexico.


Brazilian industry to demonstrate environmental advantage through new carbon and water footprinting scheme

6 April 2016

Brazilian businesses can now credibly demonstrate the environmental benefits that their products frequently offer when compared with international competitors. This is thanks to a new product footprinting and certification scheme officially launched today at an event in São Paulo following the completion of a two year pilot phase working with 20 large industrial companies.


Building a Sustainable Energy Economy

21 July 2015
Communiqué agreed between the UK and Mexico, following a special session on the opportunities of Building a Sustainable Energy Economy in the UK and in Mexico, held in conjunction with the UK Government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Department of Energy and Climate Change and the Mexican Government.


New report identifies 1.6 trillion market opportunity small clean technology businesses

24 September 2014
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries can generate significant growth and create jobs by seizing a potential $1.6 trillion market opportunity in clean technology.


Carbon Trust developing sustainable product certification scheme Brazil

3 September 2014
International industrial competitiveness and low carbon growth in Brazil are being supported thanks to a new sustainable production certification scheme being developed by the Carbon Trust.


Carbon Trust appoints Mexico Director to lead expansion of mission

24 April 2014
The Carbon Trust has appointed Fernando Oléa to lead the organisation’s work in Mexico.


Carbon Trust to design eco-labelling scheme for Mexico

16 October 2013
The Carbon Trust has been selected to develop an environmental labelling scheme for products and services in Mexico.


Carbon Trust to support Brazil's 2016 Olympics

31 July 2013
The Olympics are an unprecedented technical and logistical challenge for any host city, since the power grid gets tapped by huge sports venues, the world’s broadcasters, viewers and service providers all at the same time.


Businesses sleepwalking into a Resource Crunch

10 December 2012
New international research from the Carbon Trust shows business not prepared for global resource crunch.


Businesses urged to compete for growing low carbon opportunities

16 October 2012
Low carbon business opportunities in Brazil and South Korea stretch into billions of pounds, two reports published by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) reveal.

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