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Gold Standard carbon offsetting

Gold Standard offers the opportunity to offset your carbon footprint and become climate positive rather than just carbon neutral

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  • For Businesses
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Gold Standard carbon offsetting

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Type of Resource

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Gold Standard

About this resource

Gold Standard manage best practice standards for climate and sustainability interventions to maximize impact, creating value for people around the world and the planet on which we live. This site encourages visitors to purchase their gold standard carbon credits. For accountability these are retired in real time and the name given (company or individuals) is displayed publicly on their register.

Why we recommend this resource

This is a great tool which allows people as well as companies to have a hand in creating real change by offsetting their carbon footprint in a fully accountable way. The projects that can be contributed to range from building wind farms and biogas cooking in India to reforestation programs in Nicaragua. This means that the projects available support many of the SDGs and it is simply a matter of choosing where you want to put your support.

Goals met by this resource

Goal 1: No Poverty
End poverty in all its forms everywhere.
Goal 2: Zero Hunger
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.
Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
Goal 4: Quality Education
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
Reduce inequality within and among countries.
Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
Goal 13: Climate Action
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
Goal 14: Life Below Water
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
Goal 15: Life on Land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development.

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