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carbon offset

n
(Environmental Science)
a. a compensatory measure made by an individual or company for carbon emissions, usually through sponsoring activities or projects which increase carbon dioxide absorption, such as tree planting
b. (as modifier): a carbon-offset scheme.
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The City of Boston is looking at how we can achieve our goal of carbon neutrality by reviewing all of our options.
ALI) has committed to nurture 450 hectares of land within or near its major commercial estate developments outside the metropolis as carbon forests, or those that absorb more carbon dioxide (CO2) than they use, in line with its ambitious goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2022.
She added that, "we are taking this a step further by aiming for carbon neutrality, and one of the ways to achieve this is through our carbon forests.
To ensure the Qal'at Al-Bahrain's carbon neutrality, all carbon dioxide emissions linked to the show will be offset through a clean energy project.
Fetzer was recognized by the UN for its Net Positive Wine program, which is a comprehensive approach to responsible business and carbon neutrality.
Dr al-Horr said, "We are proud of our long-standing partnership with KNPC and the sustainability milestones we have achieved together in implementing GSAS and we hope to achieve similar best practices in the field of carbon neutrality through GCT.
Commenting on the collaboration, Dr Alhorr said,"We are proud of our long-standing partnership with KNPC and the sustainability milestones we have achieved together in implementing GSAS and we hope to achieve similar best practices in the field of carbon neutrality through GCT.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-September 25, 2017-Morgan Stanley Announces Carbon Neutrality Goal for Global Operations by 2022
By 2021, the airport will achieve zero net energy, carbon neutrality and zero waste-to-landfill, according to SFO's Chief Development Officer Geoff Neumayr.
The Cypress site is one of several sustainable manufacturing facilities that the company has strategically located across the US to reduce its shipping costs, minimize its carbon footprint and enable it to achieve carbon neutrality.
Whitman's sustainability committee had encouraged student senators since September to adopt the legislation as a step toward campus carbon neutrality.
In my view, this region has the chance to be a front-runner in achieving carbon neutrality on a net basis, and to become a leader in a sustainable future," Wermuth continued.