Cleaner cookstoves play a vital role in transition to low-carbon economy

Demonstration of cleaner cookstoves in the Hifadhi-Livelihoods project

Traditional cooking methods used in poor regions of the world can hugely damaging to the health of local communities and the environment. Cleaner cookstoves not only reduce carbon emissions, but also reduce wood consumption and local deforestation. By investing in offsetting projects that distribute cleaner cookstoves, organisations not only reduce and avoid greenhouse gas (GHG) […]

EcoAct helps launch pioneering new methodology for preservation of seagrass

EcoAct helps launch pioneering new methodology for the preservation of seagrass beds

Digital and environmental actors join forces to launch the first certification methodology of low-carbon projects dedicated to the protection of seagrass beds, with the Calanques National Park as the first pilot site.  EcoAct, an Atos company,  recently partnered with Interxion: A Digital Realty Company, Schneider Electric France and the Calanques National Park to launch the “Prométhée – Med” research project. This project aims to establish the […]

Carbon offsetting: is it really a solution to climate change?

Is offsetting a solution to climate change?

The term carbon offsetting is back in the spotlight, causing a little controversy and a whole lot of confusion. Are you still unclear on what offsetting really means, where the money goes, if offsetting is good or bad and whether it is really a solution to climate change? These answers to the FAQs aim to […]

Carbon neutrality is in fashion

Carbon neutrality is in fashion

Luxury fashion brand Gucci last week announced that it will be making all operations, including those in its supply chain, carbon neutral. The news followed an industry first earlier in the week with designer Gabriela Hearst ensuring her entire New York show was carbon neutral, supported by EcoAct. The news coincided with global fashion season […]

A clean winner for the US Open Tennis Championships

A clean winner for the US Open Tennis Championships

It was the US Open Tennis Championships this month and we were particularly excited as we have been collaborating with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) on their climate program. As a signatory to the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework, the USTA is committed to driving climate awareness and action throughout the world. Annually […]

Best Carbon Offsetting Project awarded to Cookstove project in Sudan

Our carbon offsetting projects - EcoAct

EcoAct’s Sudan Low Smoke Cookstove Project has today been announced as Best Carbon Offsetting Project in the Environmental Finance 10th Annual Voluntary Carbon Market Awards. The awards are selected by carbon market industry participants who vote for the projects and companies that they believe are driving change in the world of voluntary carbon finance. EcoAct’s […]

The opportunity in Carbon Neutrality

The opportunity in Carbon Neutrality

Since COP21 and the adoption of the Paris Agreement, a growing number of nations and businesses have pledged to take action on climate change and made a commitment to a common goal: carbon neutrality. But what does this really mean to your business? Why should you consider a carbon neutral commitment?