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Additionality and Carbon Credits

What is Additionality? Additionality been touched upon in one of our previous posts but deserves its own explanation as one of the tenets of a high-quality offset or credit. It refers to the role played by voluntary carbon markets in ensuring that an offsetting activity can take place. For example,

Carbon neutrality versus net zero

Carbon Neutrality Versus Net Zero

Scientists have been warning both the public and private sectors about the effects of climate change for decades. One crucial step all organisations can take is to decarbonise their operations as quickly as possible. We have already missed the mark for meeting 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. It is

The different the types of carbon credits

Differentiating the types of Carbon Credits

In a previous post, we distinguished the two types of carbon markets: the voluntary and the compliance markets. In this article, we will be differentiating the types of carbon credits, explaining what removal and avoidance mean, and how you can engage in the voluntary carbon market.  What are the different

Distinguishing the Voluntary and Compliance Carbon Markets

Distinguishing the Voluntary and Compliance Carbon Markets

In recent years, there has been an increased number of discussions about carbon finance as climate action. However, a sense of mystery regarding the concept remains. Many people struggle to understand what the carbon markets really are. This in turn hinders its growth. In this post, we aim to demystify

6 reasons why your SME needs to consider carbon offsetting seriously

Corporate sustainability is no longer just the “responsible approach” but rather the path to financial resilience.  Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) legislation, along with carbon offsetting, have brought significant benefits to large corporations, including cost reduction and improved brand image. Today, the legislation does not yet apply to small