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02 Jun 2010

Our newest client is 3i, a world leading private equity company listed in the FTSE 100. 

3i is committed to taking a leadership position on...

14 May 2010

If you've looked into buying carbon offsets, you'll know that there's a huge range of prices. This might seem strange, given that they're all meant to do the same thing: reduce carbon...

14 May 2010

“Family planning is the lowest cost way of reducing CO2 emissions and climate change – possibly less than one third of the cost of other technological fixes – without any environmental downsides...

14 May 2010

CCX, CDM, VCS, VOS, VER+, DECC Quality Assurance Scheme...digesting the list of carbon offset standards is like feasting on a bowl of alphabet soup. The sheer volume of standards adds to the...

14 May 2010

We’re really pleased to announce our first public sector client, the Electoral Commission.  As well as working hard (very hard at present!) to set the standards for running elections and...

12 May 2010

The British Standards Institute has now released its standard for carbon neutral products, services and events: PAS 2060. A conference to discuss use of the standard is taking place on 19th May,...

13 Apr 2010

Real Business magazine has included Carbon Retirement Director Jane Burston in their list of 'future FTSE leaders'.  Their...

08 Apr 2010

In the past two weeks there have been two major assaults on the integrity of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), the UN-approved standard for carbon offsetting and the source of credits for...

08 Apr 2010

Given that we're an offsetting firm, you might be forgiven for thinking we'd be in favour of offsetting as a primary component of an environmental strategy.  Well, we're not.


08 Apr 2010

The first annual reporting period for the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (formerly the Carbon...


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