Environmental action – examples

British Airways wants to halve its net CO2 emissions by 2050, i.e. reduce emissions from 16 million tons in 2005 to 8 million tons. They will invest in cleaner planes, use alternative fuels, increase efficiency   and buy quotas in the market. This work was started more than 10 years ago, having already achieved improvements of about 30%.  BA is also engaged in quota trading, alternative fuels incl. low carbon fuels.

Norwegian hotel chain Choice has project Penguin for on sustainability for increased credibility in hotel chain. 160 hotels in Scandinavia will be certified by det Norske Veritas according to the ISO 14001 international standard for environmental control. The standard require that you continously follow-up on the requirements.
Ecological breakfast is not cheap – losing money!  Environmental accounts are being kept by a consulting firm Echoz and Østfoldforskning, and this entails measurement of CO2, use of energy – type and amount, water, chemicals used type and amount

Rica hotels in Scandinavia: Swan marking, 10 hotels so far, the rest very soon 2010

AF Gruppen Building Contractor
New buildings with a reported reduction of 60% in energy use.

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