Carbon

EUA Carbon Trading Scheme

The EU ETS – The Basics  The EU ETS (Emissions trading system) works on the fundamental basis of ‘cap and trade’. To put it simply, there is a limit placed on the total greenhouse gas emissions allowed for participants within the EU ETS which is then converted into tradeable permits (credits). These can almost be thought of as ‘tradeable allowances’. These allowances certify the holder to release a specific amount of emissions.  …

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How to be Carbon Neutral

What does it mean to be carbon ‘neutral’?  Carbon neutrality refers to the balance between the volume of carbon released versus the volume that is removed from the atmosphere. If you sequester (remove) more carbon than you emit, either as an individual or an organisation, then you have earned the title of ‘carbon neutral’.   There is an associated carbon …

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What is a B Corporation

According to the official site https://bcorporation.net/, a “B Corp” is a new kind of business that is attempting to balance purpose and profit. They claim to be enacting this by considering the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. They are set up to be legally obligated to do …

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Net Zero Emissions by 2050

Net Zero – What does it mean? Net zero refers to the balance between the volume of greenhouse gasses produced versus the volume that is removed from the atmosphere. Net zero will be reached when we no longer produce more greenhouse gasses than is removed. When you hear a conversation about ‘net zero’ emissions, often …

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Sustainability and CSR

What is corporate sustainability? The term corporate sustainability refers to a new corporate management model that is becoming more and more common. It can also be considered to fall under the broader term of ‘environmental social governance (ESG)’. This management model recognises both the business needs of the company such as growth, revenue, and profit …

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