TITLE

Major UK firms make scant use of C02 offsets

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2011, Issue 435, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report from Carbon Retirement, a British-based carbon offsetting firm, which suggests that more leading public companies of the country should acquire voluntary carbon offsets to lessen their contribution to climate change. Carbon Retirement estimates that only 0.1% of the 2.8 billion tonnes of total greenhouse gas emissions reported by FTSE100 companies in 2010 was covered by carbon offsets. Just 11 of the 21 actually disclosed the volume of assets they purchased.
ACCESSION #
72072716

 

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