Why offset your carbon as a business?
Reducing your business’s carbon footprint is a bit like re-cycling your waste – individually your business’s efforts won’t make much difference globally, but if all businesses make an effort it will make a huge difference.
So with reducing your business’s carbon footprint – if all companies do it, it will make a noticeable impact on global emissions. The idea is to first reduce the business’s carbon footprint as much as possible by doing the obvious things such as reducing energy use through improved energy efficiency, re-cycling and avoiding wastage. Then a businesses can further reduce their carbon footprints by buying carbon offsets from an emission reducing project – this will reduce overall carbon emissions while improving the lives of the project beneficiaries, creating jobs, and alleviating poverty.