Are your claims of carbon neutrality sound? -- the National Carbon Offset Standard

Lee, Edmund
May 2010
Keeping Good Companies (14447614);May2010, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p232
The article discusses how organizations may qualify to brand their products or their services with the National Carbon Offset Standard. It indicates that this standard and the Australian government's proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) are similar as they both require an organization to measure its carbon emissions and offset these emissions by purchasing carbon credits. While under the CPRS, an organization purchases the equivalent number of Australian Emission Units (AEUs), the standard is a voluntary de facto emissions trading scheme.


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