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Emerald - Carbon labelling

  1. 1. spark spark spark spark spark spark spark spark Company name Emerald Sector: Energy and Utilities Sustainable growth in the green economy Location: Brazil Everything we produce, buy and use has a carbon footprint. The carbon label is The carbon footprint of a product or service is the total carbon poised to develop into a dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted powerful bridge during its entire life, from production to use and disposal. connecting businesses and their customers. Are organisations ready for the low Benefits to organisations The businesses that carbon economy? Initiative by companies to the green agenda move quickly to The global call to action on climate change helps: has put pressure on companies to measure compliance with and preparation for embrace the new legislation the volume of CO2 and other GHG they are carbon agenda will be enhance branding responsible for, also known as the carbon lower operating costs able to demonstrate footprint. Carbon labels show a product's early penetration into the low carbon market carbon footprint from source to store, and responsibility to their mitigate risk further until its disposal, and convey this employees become good corporate citizens customers. information to consumers. enables to assess carbon savings and earn credits for the same Emerald Deep understanding of Emerald is an innovative tool that enables data requirements, collecting primary and climate change issues companies to accurately report their CO2 secondary data, and calculating carbon and the application of compliance and provides an invaluable emissions by supply chain process steps. management information tool for planning green IT will help clients future carbon reduction strategies. The Static CO2 labels do not capture dynamic around the world solution’s modules include Life Cycle parameters which influence individual harness the benefits of a Assessment & Carbon Labelling, Carbon products: transportation, refrigeration and Offsetting, Scenario Planning & Abatement heating being some prime examples. Emerald low carbon economy. and Administration. leverages Near Field Communication (NFC) technology and Quick Response (QR) codes The methodology comprises of five major to display dynamic carbon labels on mobile steps: analysing internal product data, phones. This empowers consumers with building a supply chain process map, information that takes into account the defining boundary conditions and identifying dynamic nature of carbon emissions and the The world is on the brink of an energy crisis. Only organisations prepared to adopt a new model of sustainability will weather the storm.
  2. 2. nfc SHIP TO: 1kg Message sent C Bread Wheat Ac Acti Active back to NFC mobile Store with dynamic + static CO2 Actual Carbon Footprint 0.4 kg CO2 Permitted Limit 0.42 kg CO2 1 1 2 abc 2 abc 1 1 3 def 3 def Customer 5 jkl 5 jkl 4 ghi 4 ghi 6 mno 6 mno 8 tuv 8 tuv 7 pqrs 7 pqrs 9 wxyz 9 wxyz enters the store 0+ 0+ * * # # downloads application NFC enabled Australia Morocco mobile Belgium Netherlands Brazil Norway Canada Philippines C SHIP TO: Czech Republic Poland 150 g Denmark Portugal CO2 Search for similar Egypt Russia 6 7545648942378979 78776 products with low CO2 Scan product label Estonia Saudi Arabia with mobile phone Application server Finland Singapore Emerald leverages near field communication (NFC) technology to display dynamic CO2 labels of RFID tagged France Slovakia products on mobile phones. Germany Spain Hong Kong Sweden implications of alternative emissions and Hungary Switzerland potential difference in footprints between India Taiwan policy scenarios on the business instances of the same product. The solution Indonesia Ukraine enables users to capture compliance also incorporates a dashboard that displays Kuwait United Arab Emirates obligations under specific compliance at-a-glance graphical reports for management Luxembourg United Kingdom regimes and manage portfolio of carbon Malaysia USA and offers users the option to drill down from instruments such as emission allowances the high-level reports to more detailed in the voluntary and spot markets reports, analyses and even raw data. leverages dynamic labelling to communicate vital CO2 information to Build your brand equity through enhanced consumers conveniently via their mobile green credentials phones Competing in the low carbon economy will provides customers with comparative bring major opportunities and challenges to carbon footprints of similar products in organisations with the right ‘green’ the same store so that they can choose capabilities and skills. Emerald: products with the lowest carbon identifies carbon savings beyond the scope footprint. of other analysis techniques. Besides is configurable for all GHGs and all emissions from production and distribution, products through their entire lifecycle the label shows CO2 emissions from thereby supporting accurate product use, re-use, recycling and disposal measurement, reporting and reduction captures details of individual emissions strategies abatement projects and evaluates the “64% of consumers are more likely to buy from an ethical company than not, up from 25% just two years ago.” Computing Business, September 2007 Logica Divyashree Technopolis 124-125 Yemlur PO Off HAL Airport Road Bangalore 560 037 Logica is a leading IT and business services company, employing 39,000 people across 36 countries. It provides India business consulting, systems integration, and IT and business process outsourcing services. Logica works closely Telephone:+91 80 4194 0000 with its customers to release their potential – enabling change that increases their efficiency, accelerates growth and Fax: +91 80 4194 3666 manages risk. It applies its deep industry knowledge, technical excellence and global delivery expertise to help its spark@logica.com customers build leadership positions in their markets. Logica is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and www.logica.com Euronext (Amsterdam) (LSE: LOG; Euronext: LOG). More information is available at www.logica.com.