NEWS: Stand for Trees campaign will open up voluntary forest carbon market to ordinary people, as well as governments and corporations
The Livelihoods Venture allows businesses to invest in offset projects that boost the income of some of the world’s poorest communities.
Steel giant can offset the London Games’ greenhouse gas impact by cancelling just three percent of its massive reserve of excess carbon credits.
Carbon offsetting is a complex process, and needs effective measuring and verification processes. Investment experts ‘The Livelihoods Fund’ have first hand experience of how to set up and run projects.
In the seventh of a series of UNFCCC Podcasts, Kensika Monshengwo, a freelance journalist from the Democratic Republic of Congo, explains how carbon offsetting works, using the example of tree planting projects.