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  1. Cathay Pacific launches carbon credits scheme for passengers

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Cathay Pacific Airways yesterday became the first Asian airline to allow passengers to voluntarily buy carbon credits to offset the greenhouse gasses released by their air travel. Cathay in March first announced plans to create a carbon offset programme for its 20 million passengers per year and in January the airline began to buy credits to offset all the carbon ...

  2. How you can reduce CO2 levels

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... warming by absorbing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen. Some organisations will plant trees on your behalf. Buy carbon credits A carbon credit is registered by any activity which keeps 1 tonne ... Rickin Majithia Daily human activities increase atmospheric carbon dioxide levels and are feared to speed up the rate of global warming. The average family produces 3 tonnes of CO2 a year, ...

  3. Politicians must heed the call on climate change

    Posted Dec 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... governments to take the measures necessary to tackle climate change. In this regard, the Kyoto pact can already claim a success. Since the international trading of carbon credits began in January their value has soared, proving that pollution controls can be commercialised. Carbon credits amount to permits to pollute. Governments and industries that fail Kyoto targets for greenhouse emissions ...

  4. Exchanges discuss green futures

    Posted Dec 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Tianjin Climate Exchange, founded on September 25 and based in the city's Binhai New Area, is the mainland's first comprehensive platform for trading carbon credits under the Clean ... chief executive Paul Chow Man-yiu said the exchange planned to launch carbon emission reduction futures by the middle of next year. He had also said the HKEx wanted to team up with an overseas ...

  5. New course responds to demand for carbon skills

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in cutting their carbon emissions could sell their carbon credits overseas. 'But it all starts with a right measurement,' Dr Woodroof said. ... Cheung Chi-fai A group of professionals are warming up for an emerging market as the government and businesses begin to address climate change. A pioneering course in carbon auditing, ...

  6. Green funds clear the way for savvy investors

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bank to announce it is carbon-neutral, which means it buys enough carbon credits to cover the pollution it pumps into the atmosphere by operating its office buildings and jetting its executives ... Fund intends to make money off the carbon-neutral trend by investing in companies that have extra carbon credits for sale. The practice will become more valuable as developed countries which ...

  7. Mainland allows HK firms to run green projects

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a year from the projects, with each credit equalling a tonne of carbon reductions. Mr Yau, who said he had been informed of the change in Beijing last week, hailed it as a 'turning ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong companies will receive conditional access to massive carbon-reduction markets across the border after mainland authorities eased the eligibility rules. The change ...

  8. Credit rating agencies need to clean up act

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Much has been made of the role played by investment banks in the events which led to the global economic meltdown. Now, the big credit rating agencies are also deservedly coming under ... containing toxic assets that defaulted and triggered the freeze in credit markets. Their role should be subjected to scrutiny. Seen through the eyes of former senior employees, this issue is featured ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... per cent reduction in energy consumption of base transceiver stations, which also helps cut operating costs and carbon dioxide emissions. Bien Perez Yucheng sets up information system for Fujian credit union Yucheng Technologies, a Beijing-based information technology services provider to the mainland's banking industry, has completed deployment of a credit management ...

  10. Events

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Marketing Britain during the credit crunch- crisis or opportunities?' Hong Kong Club. Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce ... 'UK strategy in South China to promote low carbon growth'. Hong Kong Club. Evening seminar: 'Wine wisdom for women in business'. Classified, Hollywood Road. French Chamber ...




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