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Brand Purpose: Fad or Future

Brand Purpose


On the 5th January 2017, Unilever published a report based on a survey of 20,000 adults over 5 countries, investigating how important sustainability is to consumers when they’re choosing which brands to buy from. The report’s findings are backed by an independent study ... [read more]

Carbon Conscious Calculator – Carbon Footprint Made Easier For Business



INTRODUCING CARBON CONSCIOUS Only by raising awareness can we achieve action. C-Level coined the phrase Carbon Footprint many years ago. We make things clear and simple for people in business to engage with new ideas.  Now, we have designed Carbon Conscious, a new Carbon Calculator to help smaller businesses get started ... [read more]

SHAMBA – Carbon Benefits Increased, Better Accounted for & Better Communicated



Our business links responsible businesses to forest communities, a synergy that enables action on climate change, ecosystems and sustainable development.  So our 101visions team have been super excited to work with IIED and the University of Edinburgh to produce a new 101vision on their trailblazing work, SHAMBA - a carbon ... [read more]

Hadza Hunter Gatherers – Ancient Culture Connects with Balanced Businesses



CLevel engaged with The Hadza, a hunter-gatherer group, who have lived in the Yaeda Valley of Tanzania for 40,000 years, and Carbon Tanzania a couple of months ago.  We started to work with this community on our 101visions, an innovative film service that starts with an ... [read more]

Carbon Insetting Grows – Protecting Supply Chains & Ecosystems



The effects of climate change are becoming increasingly visible with 2014 being the hottest year on record and increasingly disrupted weather patterns worldwide. Global sourcing means that events like these are big risk for supply chains. ... [read more]

Carbon Insetting Gathers Momentum – Short Film



We are excited to have worked with Plan Vivo and Pur Projet to explore further the growth in carbon insetting. This 101Vision shows the potential for linking more businesses to meaningful community led action on climate change and reforestation.

Carbon Insetting – New Approach Linking Businesses and Ecosystems



New networks and projects are being created around the idea of Carbon Insetting. Most businesses are now aware of and a great many invest in carbon offsetting. This involves the purchase of credits from external carbon reduction projects, helping companies compensate for their own carbon footprint.  A broad ... [read more]

REDD+ Connecting Business & Forest Peoples



REDD+ is an international mechanism that launched almost ten years ago at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Montreal,  to drive action on both deforestation and climate change. It has the immense significance of being able to transform the relationship between business and both forest ecosystems and ... [read more]

Carbon Balanced Coffee Launches at Olympia, London

CLevel Associate, Cristina Talens


Cristina Talens has now launched Climate Change Coffee, at the fine food show in Olympia. This is a pioneering example of what is being called carbon insetting. We can now buy really fine single estate ground coffee where the carbon footprint of the coffee has been calculated and offset by reforestation ... [read more]

Linking Carbon Balanced Business with Forest Restoration and Forest Communities



The Limay Community Carbon Project is a community-based initiative that collaborates with small-scale farming families to reforest their land in exchange for payments for ecosystem services.  CLevel clients can become carbon balanced through this project, managing their carbon emissions  while helping restore forests and create sustainable livelihoods within forest ... [read more]