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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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Carbon offset schemes allow passengers to invest in environmental projects around the world in order to balance out their carbon footprint that will be created as a result of taking a flight.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-March 29, 2019--BNP Paribas launches THEAM carbon offset plan
Global Banking News-March 29, 2019--BNP Paribas launches THEAM carbon offset plan
To coincide with the celebrations, ASIA DMC shall officially launch its first Carbon offset product, which will add further value to partners and clients by making practical efforts to reduce the impacts of tourism in each destination.
The computer then showed how much money was required to offset the carbon dioxide they had produced and encouraged them to donate to the "Carbon Offset Fund."
Auto Business News-April 19, 2017--Hertz launches new carbon offset program
Dubai: UAE-based hospitality group, TIME Hotels announced today (Tuesday, 6th May) that it has launched the Middle East's first carbon offset accommodation at two of its hotels in Dubai.
Time Hotels has launched the Middle East's first carbon offset accommodation initiative with the 'Hotel Stay Carbon Offset Programme', which aims to offset 320 tonnes of carbon emissions by year end, equivalent to flying 60 passengers around the world.
United Airlines expands carbon offset program for Earth Month Customers on United Airlines can redeem miles for carbon offsets with the new expansion of the airline's offset program in honor of Earth Month.
As the energy world looks forward to the 2014 World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi, BP is working with Masdar to deliver the lowest-carbon WFES yet following the announcement of BP Target Neutral as the Summit's Official Carbon Offset Partner.
Abu Dhabi, Dec 15, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - As the energy world looks forward to the 2014 World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi, BP is working with Masdar to deliver the lowest-carbon WFES yet following the announcement of BP Target Neutral as the Summit's Official Carbon Offset Partner.
"The offsetting happens through Verified Carbon Standard Credits of wind farms in Kerala, India combined with one additional tree planted in the Great Rift Valley, Kenya for each tonne of carbon offset. We hope that this will inspire our customers when they next book a meeting at any of our 1,077 hotels worldwide."