Offsetting 101

Frequently asked questions about offsetting emission reductions

What is a carbon credit?
A carbon credit, sometimes called a carbon offset, represents the certified reduction or removal of one tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) from the ...
Mon, 22 Nov, 2021 at 10:56 PM
What is the business case for carbon offsetting? How can it build business value?
Carbon offsetting allows an organisation to be accountable for its unavoidable emissions, reducing its impact on the environment and helping to drive the lo...
Tue, 18 Aug, 2020 at 3:16 PM
Are carbon credits just ‘permissions to pollute’?
No. Carbon credits are an investment in emission reductions to drive the transition to a low-carbon economy. Even with clean energy gaining momentum, there ...
Tue, 18 Aug, 2020 at 3:16 PM
What is a carbon credit worth?
The price of a carbon credit depends on many factors, including market dynamics and the quality, type, size, and geographical location of the project – but ...
Mon, 30 Nov, 2020 at 4:21 PM
How do I calculate my carbon footprint?
You can calculate your carbon footprint by using an online carbon calculator. There are a number of calculators that can help you to measure and understand ...
Fri, 21 Jan, 2022 at 2:57 PM