Credible Carbon Credits: There is More to Offsetting than you Think

Posted by Lucy Haines on 12-Jul-2018 10:37:33

There is a certain amount of cynicism around the term ‘offsetting’. Much of this comes from doubts surrounding whether or not schemes actually deliver the carbon savings promised, concern over double-counting and a view that they are simply a convenient greenwashing mechanism.

However, there is more to offsetting than you might think and the rigorous practices and standards of high quality carbon credits provide more assurance that outcomes are, not only measurable and verified, but also make it a requirement that they provide additional value beyond merely compensating for emissions.

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Topics: Sustainable Development Goals, Carbon Offsetting, carbon neutral, Carbon Credits, ICROA

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