carbon credit

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carbon credit

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1. (Chemistry) a certificate showing that a government or company has paid to have a certain amount of carbon dioxide removed from the environment
2. (Environmental Science) a certificate showing that a government or company has paid to have a certain amount of carbon dioxide removed from the environment
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Gold investors are switching to carbon credits, said a global carbon market leader, predicting up to 25 per cent returns for the 'ethical' commodity in 2012.
In motorsport, the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge in March of this year led the way by signing a deal to offset any environmental damage from the 2012 event and the Lotus Formula One Team has now committed to going carbon neutral - all contributing to the increased profile and high demand for voluntarily buying and retiring carbon credits for the good of the planet.
Although a spokesman said he could not say by how much exactly, he said according to the EAC's latest figures, the extra cost from buying carbon credits would amount to 1.
Helping the environment is now big business, with carbon credits being traded around the world by both corporate and private investors looking to profit from the carbon market boom.
The bank, which finances both buyers and sellers of carbon credits, is aiming to be a secure intermediary in the market, Duncan Southwell, head of the bank's client solutions and advisory team, reportedly said in a telephone interview.
Marie company focused on developing and selling carbon credits to overseas clients.
His firm City Asset Partnership Limited made almost PS2million selling carbon credits.
Christopher James Thompson, a director of CT Carbon Limited ( CTCL ), which traded in carbon credits, has given an undertaking to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills to be disqualified as a director for a period of 14 years for selling Voluntary Emission Reductions ( VERs ), a type of carbon credit, as an investment.
Aeromexico said it has signed an agreement with the independent platform for trading carbon credits called MEXICO2, to purchase certified emission reductions (CERs), also known as carbon credits, for national projects certified under international standards.
2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Aeromexico signed an agreement with the independent platform for trading carbon credits called MEXICO[sub.
AkzoNobel's landmark carbon credits methodology for the shipping industry has won the Best Offsetting Project award in the 2015 Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings.
A new landmark methodology allows ships to generate income in the form of carbon credits, which are earned by reducing CO2 emissions.