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Reducing
Carbon
footprint

For
yourselves,
for
the
planet
              Presenta:on
by

          Agneya
Carbon
Ventures
 ...
Climate
Change
    Carbon
footprint
and
Regula4ons
coming
up
        Risks
and
opportuni4es
            Opportuni4es
in
lo...
Excess
heat
is
radiated
in
the
                   form
of
UV
rays
                                                     UV
...
CO2
concentra4on
growing
at
               3    ppm/year.
                                        It
has
always
been
in
ra...
Defini&on
“A
carbon
footprint
is
"the
total
set
of
greenhouse
gas
(GHG)
emissions
caused
by
an
individual,
organiza&on,
eve...
There
are
laws
coming
up
across
the
globe
to
reduce
the
carbon
footprint
              Europe
                            ...
Risks and opportunitiesThreat
:
Tax
on
carbon
content
of
products
exported
to
key
markets
such
as
Europe
                 ...
Along
with
risks,
there
are
opportuni:es
for
early
movers
to
take
advantage

   Opportunity to differentiate              ...
•  Tex:les
–
one
of
the
most
important
sectors
of
Indian
economy
      Large
employment
genera:on
                Export
e...
Product
              Distribu:on
&
                                    Disposal
&
     Raw
Material
                     ...
Financial
Benefit
                                      Employee
                                                       Eng...
Product
          Distribu:on
&
                         Disposal
&
         Raw
Material
                                ...
Product
             Distribu:on
&
                        Disposal
&
          Raw
Material
                             ...
Product
          Distribu:on
&
                         Disposal
&
        Raw
Material
                                 ...
Product
          Distribu:on
&
                         Disposal
&
       Raw
Material
                                  ...
Product
          Distribu:on
&
                         Disposal
&
       Raw
Material
                                  ...
•    EarthPosi:ve
Con:nental
clothing
launched
as
“Apparel
to
combat
climate
change”
•    Undertaken
as
a
pilot
by
Carbon
...
  Co=on
farming
contributed
to
largest
carbon
impact
across
the
product
life
   cycle
  Using
renewable
energy
in
farmin...
Without
cos:ng
the
Earth…..
                               Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

Thank
you! 

    Kedar
Deshpande
    kedar@agneya.in
    +91‐9665407848

                       Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

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Carbon Accounting – Yarn And Fabrics Industry

  1. 1. Reducing
Carbon
footprint

For
yourselves,
for
the
planet
 Presenta:on
by

 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures
 h=p://www.agneya.in
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  2. 2. Climate
Change
 Carbon
footprint
and
Regula4ons
coming
up
 Risks
and
opportuni4es
 Opportuni4es
in
low
carbon
economy
 Carbon
footprin4ng
–
Tex4le
sector
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  3. 3. Excess
heat
is
radiated
in
the
 form
of
UV
rays
 UV
rays
energy
absorbed
by
 greenhouse
gases(GHG)
in
 atmosphere
 More
greenhouse
gases
Sun
rays
 (GHG)
means
more
 absorp:on
 CO2
 CO2
 CO2
 CO2
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  4. 4. CO2
concentra4on
growing
at
 3 ppm/year.
 It
has
always
been
in
range
of
of
 180‐300
ppm
–
 Now
it
is
 387
ppm
 Beyond
 450
ppm,
the
effects
will
be
hazardous
Temperature
has
increased
 
across
the
globe
due
to
more
CO2
 Source – IPCC, Third Assessment, Climate Change 2001: Synthesis Report Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  5. 5. Defini&on
“A
carbon
footprint
is
"the
total
set
of
greenhouse
gas
(GHG)
emissions
caused
by
an
individual,
organiza&on,
event,
region
,
product/service
or
buildings“
• Carbon
Footprint
is
the
contribu:on
of
an
individual,
product
or
company
to
climate
change
through
the
emission
of
CO2
and
other
greenhouse
gases.
 Sources
 Transporta:on
 Fuels
use
 Manufacturing
Process
 Electricity
Use
 Raw Materials Carbon
Footprint
of
the
Organiza:on
/
Country
 India’s
per
capital
carbon
footprint
is
1.2tonnes
of
CO2/person‐year
–
much
lesser
then
the
global
average
or
that
of
 developed
countries.
But
overall,
India
is
ranked
3rd
in
emissions
and
is
growing
fast.
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  6. 6. There
are
laws
coming
up
across
the
globe
to
reduce
the
carbon
footprint
 Europe
 USA
 Japan
  
EU
–
ETS
sets
targets
for
all
  
Carbon
dioxide
declared
as
a
 pollutant
and
in
under
  
Guidelines
on
the
Carbon
 countries
to
reduce
their
 regula:on
by
EPA
now.
 Footprint
System
announced
by
 emissions.
 Ministry
of
Economy,
Trade
and
  
Bills
in
discussion
including
 Industry
in
March’09
  
Second
commitment
period
 Kerry
–
Boxer,
American
Clean
 ends
in
2012.
Third
to
be
 Energy
and
Security
Act
  
Carbon
Footprin:ng
system
 2013‐2010
with
20%
 under
development

 reduc:on
target
  
SEC
issued
guideline
on
carbon
 risk
disclosure
 Canada
 Australia
 China















India

  
Clean
Air
Regulatory
  
Intensity
targets
taken

 Agenda
–
April
2007
  
Established
a
separate
  
Emission‐intensity
target:
 department
on
climate
  
Carbon
tax
proposals
in
 reduc:on
of
6%/year
from
 change
and
formula:ng
 considera:on
 2007
to
2010
and
2%
 response
to
it
 reduc:on/year
from
2010
to
  
Pre‐emp:ve
measures
to
 2015
  
Though
delayed,
intends
to
 fend
off
US
environmental
  Commi=ed
to
reduc:on
of
 implement
CPRS
and
NGER
to
 levy
on
imports
 20%
by
2020
(rela:ve
to
 cover
major
carbon
emi=ers
 2006)
 in
the
country
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  7. 7. Risks and opportunitiesThreat
:
Tax
on
carbon
content
of
products
exported
to
key
markets
such
as
Europe
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  8. 8. Along
with
risks,
there
are
opportuni:es
for
early
movers
to
take
advantage

 Opportunity to differentiate Opportunity to be environmental leader Opportunity to communicate and brand Opportunity to gain energy efficiency Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  9. 9. •  Tex:les
–
one
of
the
most
important
sectors
of
Indian
economy
 Large
employment
genera:on
 Export
earnings
 Consumer
of
domes:c
co=on/other
fiber
•  It
is
process
and
energy
intensive
 Weaving/
 Cudng/
 Ginning

 Spinning
 Dying
 Packaging
 Transport
 Knidng
 Sewing
 CO2
 CO2
 CO2
 CO2
 CO2
 CO2
 CO2
 9
kg
CO2
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  10. 10. Product
 Distribu:on
&
 Disposal
&
 Raw
Material
 Consumer
Use
 Manufacturing
 Retail
 Recycling
 Use
of
Energy
 CO2
Emissions
 CO2
 CO2
 CO2
 CO2
 CO2
 Product’s
carbon
footprint
Repor4ng
Standards:

1. PAS
2050:
2008
(UK)
2. Life
Cycle
Assessment
(ISO
14040,
ISO
14044)
3. ISO
14067:
Carbon
footprint
of
products
‐‐
Part
1:
Quan:fica:on
4. Carbon
Trust
–
Corporate
Carbon
Footprint
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  11. 11. Financial
Benefit
 Employee
 Engagement
A
Low
Carbon
Product
is
a
 Low
Energy
Product
is
a
 They
know
that
it
is
the
 Low
Cost
Product
 right
thing
for
you
to
do
Customer
demand
 Risk
Management
 Consumers
and
 Threat
of
future
 businesses
are
star:ng
 regula:on
and
supply‐chain
 to
ask
ques:ons
 disrup:on
 Source:
Carbon
Trust,
UK
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  12. 12. Product
 Distribu:on
&
 Disposal
&
 Raw
Material
 Consumer
Use
 Manufacturing
 Retail
 Recycling
Farming:
Pick
Co^on
Carefully

 Use
of
Organic
Co=on
planted
and
picked
by
hand
 Minimal
use
of
Chemical
Fer:lizers
and
Pes:cides
 
 
derived
from
fossil
fuels

 Reduce
Usage
of
Nitrogenous
Fer:lizer
 Naturally
Irrigated
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  13. 13. Product
 Distribu:on
&
 Disposal
&
 Raw
Material
 Consumer
Use
 Manufacturing
 Retail
 Recycling
Ginning,
Spinning
,Weaving/Knicng,
Dyeing,
Cucng/Sewing
  Reduce
Waste
:
Find
uses
for
the
by‐products:
   Seeds
mass
to
make
co=on
seed
oil
and
food
for
ca=le
   Shorter
 fibers,
 lower
 quality
 co=on
 lint
 to
 make
 lower
 quality
 tex:les
  Switch
to
Green
Energy/Cleaner
Fuel:

   Reduce
dependency
of
fossil
fuels
   Energy
security
   Price
stability

   Protect
the
environment
  New
Organic
Dyestuffs
  Energy
Efficiency/Be^er
Technology
  Closed
–loop
Water
Treatment
measures
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  14. 14. Product
 Distribu:on
&
 Disposal
&
 Raw
Material
 Consumer
Use
 Manufacturing
 Retail
 Recycling
Packaging
  Minimise
Packaging
   Unnecessary
packaging
   Paper
vs.
Plas:c
  Use
Post‐consumer
Recycled
materials
  Use
recyclable
materials
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  15. 15. Product
 Distribu:on
&
 Disposal
&
 Raw
Material
 Consumer
Use
 Manufacturing
 Retail
 Recycling
Transporta4on
  Transporta4on
footprint

   ‘No
Airfreight’
   Containerized
Shipping/Train
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  16. 16. Product
 Distribu:on
&
 Disposal
&
 Raw
Material
 Consumer
Use
 Manufacturing
 Retail
 Recycling
Consumer Use  LABEL Garments: Inform & Empower Consumers   Line drying rather than tumble drying   Switching the temperature of a wash cycle from 40 °C to 30 °C   Cool Ironing   Eco-friendly Detergents Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  17. 17. •  EarthPosi:ve
Con:nental
clothing
launched
as
“Apparel
to
combat
climate
change”
•  Undertaken
as
a
pilot
by
Carbon
Trust
using
carbon
reduc:on
label
 Supply
Chain
of
the
EarthPosi4ve®
Garments
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  18. 18.   Co=on
farming
contributed
to
largest
carbon
impact
across
the
product
life
 cycle
  Using
renewable
energy
in
farming
and
spinning
reduced
CO2
emissions
by
 90%
  Iden:fied
carbon
reduc:on
strategies
for
spinning,
water
treatment,
dyeing
 &
finishing,
reduce
footprint
15‐20%
  Increase
in
energy
efficiency,
change
of
suppliers
for
lower
carbon
inputs
  End
 outcome
 –
 A
 label
 on
 the
 product
 clearly
 sta:ng
 carbon
 footprint
 against
other
similar
products
and
reduc:on
commitment
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  19. 19. Without
cos:ng
the
Earth…..
 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures

  20. 20. Thank
you! 

 Kedar
Deshpande
 kedar@agneya.in
 +91‐9665407848

 Agneya
Carbon
Ventures


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