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GreenBlue Announces SCS Global Services As First Accredited Certification Body for the Recycled Material Standard (RMS)

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., December 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Following the official launch of the Recycled Material Standard (RMS) last month, we are proud to announce SCS Global Services (SCS) as the first certification body (CB) accredited to conduct assessments that lead to RMS certification. The establishment of SCS as the first CB means companies in the plastics supply chain can realize the benefits of RMS certification and advance the use of recycled materials.

The Role of Sustainability Certifications in Mitigating Deforestation

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At COP26, more than 100 world leaders pledged up to $19bn USD to help tackle deforestation and forest degradation, which account for 8-10% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Many ears perked up at the prospect of deforestation hot spots, such as tropical forests in Indonesia and the Amazon, receiving much needed aid packages. The commitments are huge, the intentions noble, and the support for regions devastated by deforestation long overdue. But one has to wonder: Can GHG emissions from forest cover loss really be halted?

First European Improved Forest Management Carbon Offset Project Achieves Independent Verification

SCS Global Services Verified the Rotunda Forest Project Developed by Global Forest Support
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VIENNA and EMERYVILLE, Calif., October 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global Forest Support GmbH (GFS) and SCS Global Services (SCS) announced the completion of validation and verification of the first European Improved Forest Management (IFM) carbon project under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) administered by Verra. Based on this verification, Verified Carbon Units (VCUs)/carbon offsets can now be issued in association with this project.

Watch Energea's Sustainability Spotlight Series: Omar Coffee Sourcing from Sustainable Farmers

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Energea, the world’s first crowdfunding platform for renewable energy projects, is taking time to shine a light on its community of investors that are making strides in sustainability every day in unique and creative ways. Our spotlight series highlights these efforts and reminds us that we’re united in this fight for a healthier planet. To learn more about Energea, click here.

Collective Power for Good: EnergyAustralia Customers Go Neutral

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EnergyAustralia introduced the Go Neutral programme in 2016 to encourage customers to combat climate change by offsetting the carbon emissions of their electricity use, at no cost to them.

JetBlue to GreenUp® All Flights This June by Offsetting Carbon Emissions for All Customers Traveling Throughout the Month

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-- In Partnership with Carbonfund.org, JetBlue Will Help Protect a Portion of the Brazilian Rainforest and Support Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Offsets--

--Since 2008, JetBlue Has Offset More than 2.3 Billion Pounds of CO₂ to Help Introduce ‘Carbon Offsetting’ to Customers --

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-- In Partnership with Carbonfund.org, JetBlue Will Help Protect a Portion of the Brazilian Rainforest and Support Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Offsets--

--Since 2008, JetBlue Has Offset More than 2.3 Billion Pounds of CO₂ to Help Introduce ‘Carbon Offsetting’ to Customers --

Green Mountain Energy Customers Avoid 9.9 Billion Pounds of Carbon Dioxide in 2018

Nation’s longest-serving renewable energy retailer celebrates Earth Month with new solar plan
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HOUSTON, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Earth Month, today Green Mountain Energy announced its customers prevented more than 9.9 billion pounds of carbon dioxide in 2018 by choosing cleaner electricity and

TD Bank Group Participates in Largest Transaction Involving Forest Carbon Capture in Quebec

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On September 19, 2017, TD Bank Group and Just Energy announced the purchase of 140,000 tonnes of voluntary carbon credits from Solifor Perthuis. As the largest transaction in Quebec involving forest carbon capture, the offsets were acquired from established plantation forests just west of Quebec City, in the Portneuf region.

New SmaaartTM Carbon Offset Program Enables Companies to Support Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets

Envirofit pioneers new carbon offset model, allowing companies to offset carbon while supporting enterprise development in emerging markets.
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September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Companies can create impacts beyond carbon that make progress on the Sustainable Development Goals while delivering US$151 in benefits per carbon credit per year.

BNY Mellon Goes Carbon Neutral

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Building on its environmental performance leadership and delivering on the pledge it made as part of the White House’s American Business Act on Climate Pledge, BNY Mellon has become carbon neutral for scope 1 and scope 2, as well as scope 3 business travel greenhouse gas (GH

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