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What are carbon-neutral products and services?

Consumers and regulators are increasingly  demanding transparency on the environmental impact of the products they buy. As a result, companies are taking steps to make their products carbon-neutral. As a reminder, carbon neutrality means balancing out the CO2 we emit with the equivalent carbon absorption from the atmosphere. To achieve carbon-neutral products, companies must first reduce a maximum amount of ...

By |2021-11-25T10:41:55+02:00November 24, 2021|Carbon Markets|Comments Off on What are carbon-neutral products and services?

Top 3 Article 6 questions that were answered at COP26

Earlier this month in Glasgow, the Conference of the Parties finally agreed on how international carbon credits should be exchanged under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. After more than five years of negotiations, many of the draft’s sticking points were resolved. «Transparency, justice, consensus and interdependency, these are the pillars for the successful execution of Article 6 of the ...

By |2021-11-25T16:29:59+02:00November 19, 2021|Carbon Markets|Comments Off on Top 3 Article 6 questions that were answered at COP26

ClimateTrade adds Spain and Colombia registries onto its global climate platform in COP26 announcement

Valencia, Spain and Glasgow, Scotland - (November 8, 2021) - Alongside the UN COP26 meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, ClimateTrade, a pioneer in climate markets since 2017, today announced that it has incorporated the digital carbon registries of Spain and Colombia onto its climate marketplace. This marks the first time that a carbon trading platform has connected directly with national registries, ...

By |2021-11-22T18:45:58+02:00November 8, 2021|Carbon Markets, ClimateTrade News|Comments Off on ClimateTrade adds Spain and Colombia registries onto its global climate platform in COP26 announcement

What is the carbon footprint?

Many concepts related to climate change are gaining momentum and prominence, but there is still little clarity for the general public.  Since the industrial revolution, day-to-day human activity in all its diversity involves the consumption of fossil fuels to a greater or lesser degree. As a result, greenhouse gases (GHGs) are emitted into the atmosphere, leading to an increase in ...

By |2021-11-23T10:47:11+02:00October 28, 2021|Carbon Markets|Comments Off on What is the carbon footprint?

How to calculate the carbon footprint of your company?

With ClimateTrade, organizations can easily calculate their CO2 emissions. Faced with the heated discussion about the climate crisis and the urgency of taking effective actions to reduce the consequences of global warming, many companies are beginning to work on their ESG (Environmental, Social and Government) objectives. Among which is the “calculation of the carbon footprint”, which allows them to visualize ...

By |2021-11-23T10:48:03+02:00October 21, 2021|Carbon Markets|Comments Off on How to calculate the carbon footprint of your company?

Voluntary v. mandatory carbon credit market

In a brand new sector that is evolving rapidly, understand where your company fits in the carbon credit market structure. What is the difference between the mandatory and voluntary carbon credit market? As its name suggests, the mandatory market is used by companies and governments that are legally mandated to offset their emissions. The countries that have joined these markets ...

By |2021-12-01T11:35:19+02:00May 25, 2021|Carbon Markets|0 Comments

Why do you need to know your company’s carbon footprint?

A company's carbon footprint includes all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, whether direct or indirect, that result from its activities. Understanding your company's carbon footprint is important in order to know where to take action in your production chain to improve processes and reduce the environmental impact, particularly around carbon emissions. You can also achieve savings by reducing the energy consumption ...

By |2021-11-30T15:09:01+02:00May 19, 2021|Carbon Markets|0 Comments

How does the EU Emissions Trading System work?

Understand how the EU ETS actually works and the key measures that should be taken by your company. Everything you need to know about European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) is the main tool for cost-effectively reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The EU ETS was launched in 2005 and currently accounts for ...

By |2021-12-01T11:29:36+02:00May 19, 2021|Carbon Markets|0 Comments

Decarbonisation in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry

The chemical and pharmaceutical industries in Europe can do more for carbon neutrality. It is known that Europe aspires to be carbon neutral by 2050, an economy with zero greenhouse gas emissions. This goal is at the heart of the European Green Deal and is in line with the EU's commitment to global climate action under the Paris Agreement. The ...

By |2021-12-01T11:26:27+02:00May 19, 2021|Carbon Markets, Climate Change News|0 Comments

The “Green Deal”: carbon neutrality by 2050

Learn about the European Green Deal policy and its effort to fight again climate change. What is the European Green Deal and carbon emissions? The Green Deal aims to make Europe the first carbon-neutral continent by 2050. The United Nations Commission launched in December the "Green Deal", in which countries undertake to reduce emissions by 50-55% in 2030 and achieve ...

By |2021-12-01T11:23:27+02:00May 19, 2021|Carbon Markets, Climate Change News|0 Comments
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