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Carbon Insetting Grows – Protecting Supply Chains & Ecosystems

richard tipper ecometrica


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]

India’s hidden gem – new holistic carbon project in Meghalaya

megalaya community carbon


Meghalaya is a wild and stunning place.  It featured last week in the Guardian travel section  where Richard Eilers described it as a'most unusual state... in North East India, where women own the land, Christianity dominates and the landscape is straight out of The Hobbit' It is also the location of ... [read more]

Green Cloud? The Answer Naturally is in Iceland



Iceland is leading the way towards a cleaner, more sustainable future. Already it uses more geothermal energy than any other country and over 90% of its buildings are powered by low-carbon technology. Businesses in the UK have the opportunity to take advantage of Iceland’s cheap and low-carbon resources, making substantial ... [read more]

Cool Comfort by the Sea – hotels of choice



Eco-tourism may conjure up images of sublime landscapes, vast National Parks or ancient, enduring marketplaces. But what about a tropical paradise resort? Or even your local hotel? Eco-tourism is evolving. In the last few years the industry has flourished as public interest in the environment has grown. Many businesses have seen the ... [read more]

Eyenetwork launches Eyebridge – Less business travel, less emissions



Eyenetwork is a Carbon Balanced business that has pioneered innovative IT solutions that help with carbon reduction.  Here, Lisa Honan, Eyenetwork MD introduces their new 'telepresence' service - a multipoint bridge services connecting mobile video users to room based video conference equipment. "The last few years have seen a huge burst ... [read more]