FRR offsets carbon footprint using hydroelectric project

Hua, Thao
December 2009
Pensions & Investments;12/28/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 26, p8
The article presents information on the carbon offsetting initiative of Fonds de Reserve pour les Retraites (FRR) in Paris, France. FRR is investing in a hydroelectric project in Trojes, Mexico in an effort to offset an estimated 700 tons of carbon dioxide. It is stated that he project is validated by the United Nations under the Kyoto Protocol.


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