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What are QAS Certified Carbon Offsets?

Carbon offsets are a way to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced by an individual or organization. By supporting projects that reduce carbon emissions, you can “offset” the environmental impact of your own activities. QAS is a global leader in carbon offset certification, and its rigorous quality assurance standard ensures that projects meet […]

CORSIA: The Carbon Offsetting for Aviation

esgthereportDean Emerick is a curator on sustainability issues with ESG The Report, an online resource for SMEs and Investment professionals focusing on ESG principles. Their primary goal is to help middle-market companies automate Impact Reporting with ESG Software. Leveraging the power of AI, machine learning, and AWS to transition to a sustainable business model. Serving

Scope 2 Emissions: Everything You Need to Know

Do you know what Scope 2 emissions are? If not, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people have never heard of Scope emissions before, but they are a very important topic. In this blog post, we will discuss what Scope 2 emissions are and why they are important. We will also provide tips on how

What Are Scope 3 Emissions and Why Do They Matter?

In order to understand what scope 3 emissions are, we first need to understand what emissions are in general. Emissions can be defined as the release of pollutants into the atmosphere. There are different types of emissions, and each one has an environmental impact. In this blog post, we will focus on Scope 3 emissions

Low Carbon Foods: The Future of Sustainable Eating

Did you know that the way we eat has a significant impact on the environment? According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, the food sector is responsible for about one-fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions. This is largely due to things like deforestation, fertilizer use, and livestock production. But there are things we can do

What is Green-E Certification?

What does “green” mean to you? Many people might answer this question with a variety of different things, like reducing energy consumption, recycling materials, or using environmentally friendly products. While all of these answers would certainly fall under the category of being green, there’s one more specific definition that refers to how businesses operate. The

What is BECCS?

The idea behind this method of geoengineering involves capturing carbon dioxide from industries, power plants, and other sources, then storing them deep underground as a way to reduce carbon in the atmosphere. This is called “BECCS” which stands for Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage. It could be used to curb climate change in the

Energy Traders Turn to Carbon Trading Markets

To summarize the article, it discusses how carbon trading is becoming a more popular way to offset emissions, with BP and Shell being two of the biggest players in the market. It also mentions that there are some challenges with cross-border carbon trading, including a lack of regulations and difficulties defining what qualifies as a

What is Carbon Capture Equipment Used For?

We all know that we need to do something about climate change, but it’s hard to know where to start. The good news is that there are a lot of things we can do to help fight climate change and every little bit counts. We can invest in renewable energy, we can drive less, we can

What are the Environmental Impacts of Flying?

Aviation is a key sector in the global economy, but its environmental impacts are often overlooked. Flying might seem like a harmless way to get around, but did you know that aviation is one of the fastest-growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions? But until we have fossil-free flight, there are options to mitigate one of our

What is a Voluntary Carbon Market?

Do you care about the environment and want to do your part in reducing climate change? The voluntary carbon market is an opportunity for everyone to offset their greenhouse gas emissions by investing in green projects. It is a market-based approach where businesses and individuals can buy and sell carbon credits. There are a number

How do Canadian Carbon Credits Work?

Carbon credits are a way to compensate for the amount of carbon dioxide we release into the atmosphere in our daily lives. In order to create carbon credits, projects are started around the world which absorb carbon. Then businesses and organizations can invest in these projects to mitigate their own emissions while they transition to

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