EcoAct now offers Green-e® Climate certified offsets!

EcoAct is excited to announce that we now provide our clients with Green-e® Climate certified offsets. This will allow us to serve our clients who aim to go carbon neutral with additional assurance. Furthermore, Green-e® Climate offsets can allow buildings maximize their score to achieve LEED Gold and Platinum certification.

Green-e® Climate is an independent certification program for greenhouse gas emissions reductions (carbon offsets) sold in the voluntary market. The Green-e Climate logo identifies carbon offsets that meet the program’s high environmental and consumer protection standards. For more information on Green-e Climate certification requirements, visit www.green-e.org/climate or email climate@green-e.org.

Offering Green-e® Climate, which monitors how offsets are transacted and retailed, is an additional certification for offsets verified by Gold Standard, VERRA (formerly VCS), ACR, CAR).

For more information on Green-e® Climate Offsets from EcoAct, please contact Thomas Blackburn: Thomas.Blackburn@eco-act.com

Join us for the 4th Annual Earth Angel Hour Event

EcoAct is proud to be a Leading Sponsor of New York City’s biggest Earth Hour event on March 24th at the Starrett Lehigh Building. Earth Angel, whose mission is to integrate a standard method of environmental accountability throughout the entertainment industry, is organizing the event for New York to participate in the global lights-off movement, celebrate achievements in sustainable production and support WWF. EcoAct will be measuring and offsetting the carbon footprint of this event to achieve carbon neutrality.

Earth Angel has already made some of the biggest film sets more sustainable, including for The Post, Black Panther, and the soon to be released Avengers: Infinity War. Ambassadors for Earth Angel include TV and Film stars Bobby Cannavale, Megan Boone, Lauren McCrostie, and Griffin Newman.

For more information on Earth Angel Hour, go to https://www.earthangel.nyc/earth-angel-hour-2018/

EcoAct hosts TCFD Workshop at the Responsible Business Summit NYC

Do you understand how the Taskforce for Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations will impact how companies address climate change? EcoAct will be hosting a workshop at the Responsible Business Summit in New York on March 27th with Simon Messenger, Managing Director at the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, and Chuck Melko, Chief Accounting Officer for Hannon Armstrong, to provide attendees with strategies and case studies how companies are integrating these into governance, strategy, risk management, and targets.

Key standards and bodies, such as the G20, PRI, CDP, and GRI among many others are now actively integrating these recommendations into their initiatives as investors increasingly require climate related risk and management in their company assessments.

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