Each product carbon footprint is unique and calculated by identifying key stages in the lifecycle of the product and by measuring the energy used and calculating the carbon emissions. Then, total greenhouse gases are added to get the carbon footprint of a product.
SGS has always been at the forefront of environmental business solutions that enable clients to reduce their environmental impact. The SGS Carbon Footprint Marks (PCF Marks) help to demonstrate a company’s commitment to evaluating and/or reducing its impact on the climate.
“PCF Marks” Launch Ceremony
On the occasion of the official service launch in India, SGS awarded the first Indian companies Armstrong (http://www.armstrongknittingmills.com/
Displaying the SGS Carbon Footprint Mark on their consumer product packaging (textiles, food products, electronics, toys, packaging, automotive, electronics, construction, cement, rubber/tires and furniture, etc.) will help organizations improve their reputation and brand image and increase customers’ loyalty in any market around the world.
About SGS Carbon Footprint Solutions
Product carbon footprint calculation can be the first step in developing a carbon strategy for your company. It can help you comply with carbon emission regulations, and inspire trust in your business and develop your clients’ confidence in your products.
Aside from regulatory requirements, some buyers and retailers have been developing their own product carbon footprint schemes in order to have a better understanding of their carbon footprint and to offer clients data on the carbon emissions of their company and products. Benefits of SGS Carbon Footprint Marks (http://www.sgs.com/
- A global and trusted visibility of the organization’
- Differentiated product image and increased brand value to consumers.
- The confidence of the SGS mark.
- Use of a single mark internationally.
- A road map for carbon reduction.
- Incentives for continuous improvement.
SGS offers an extensive and dedicated carbon footprint consulting service (http://www.sgsgroup.com.hk/
For more information on Carbon Footprint Services for the textile industry, please feel free to contact the local SGS experts.
SGS Consumer Testing Services
Manager, Sustainability services
250 Udyog Vihar – IV
Gurgaon – 122015
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