Go-Ahead wins Carbon Trust StandardFebruary 2013
UK bus and rail operator Go-Ahead Group has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard for the third time for its action on carbon emissions. The company scored 83% in its assessment, reflecting action taken through governance, carbon accounting and carbon management. The certification also recognises Go-Ahead’s 14% cut in emissions per passenger journey compared with a baseline of 2007-8.
The Association for Responsible Investment Services (Arise) is relaunching Arista 3.0, the world’s first voluntary quality standard for responsible investment (RI) research. Arista has broadened its scope, allowing more RI products to be certified and now includes negative screening, country rating, engagement and voting services. Arista is an open standard available to all RI research groups from around the world that meet the certification criteria. Thus far, ten leading RI research firms from more than 15 countries have been certified.
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