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June 11th, 2015 Purchasing energy from renewable sources

Renewable energy is derived from natural resources, such as the wind and sun, that do not deplete the earth’s resources. Many businesses have the ability to choose an electricity plan from renewable sources, so that your company may: Reduce the impact of electricity generation Create American clean energy jobs Demonstrate environmental stewardship Purchase Renewable Energy To […]

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July 29th, 2014 How carbon credits work

A carbon offset allows you to make up for an unavoidable carbon output by investing in a project that avoids or captures greenhouse gas emissions somewhere else. When you buy carbon offsets, you fund projects such as: Planting trees Creating renewable energy from wind, sun, water, and biomass Implementing energy efficiency projects Collecting of methane […]

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July 29th, 2014 Purchasing carbon credits for your business

Do Your Homework Carbon offsets are intangible, and therefore due diligence is required to ensure that your purchase actually goes toward a project that makes the intended impact. Here are a few things to look for: Are projects certified according to industry standards, as well as verified by third parties? Is the offset provider’s portfolio […]

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