Highlights from the Mexico Carbon Forum 2022

Highlights from the Mexico Carbon Forum 2022

EcoAct North America Nature-Based Solutions Portfolio & Partnerships Manager, Matthew Borden, recently travelled to Guadalajara, Mexico for the Mexico Carbon Forum. This conference takes place every year and the EcoAct team partook to learn about Mexico’s voluntary carbon markets. This year was pivotal, with the Mexican emissions trading system (ETS) scheduled to launch in 2023, […]

The Annapurna cookstoves project: meet our local partners in Nepal

The Annapurna cookstoves project: meet our local partners in Nepal

EcoAct is partnering on a project that replaces traditional cookstoves with improved, energy-efficient stoves in rural Nepal to help tackle climate change and improve the lives of local communities. On a recent field visit to Lamjung, Nepal, we spoke to Brice Hoskin  from the Ganesha Cookstoves Project and Dharma KC from Climate Advocacy International. More […]

EcoAct develops promising Blue Carbon projects

blue carbon projects

Blue carbon ecosystems have an important role to play in climate change mitigation. We examine the unique benefits of blue carbon and look at some of the projects being developed by our dedicated Nature-Based Solutions team. Blue carbon ecosystems  Coastal and marine ecosystems are recognised as powerhouses for carbon sequestration and storage, being able to […]

Five steps to setting a robust carbon offsetting strategy

carbon offsetting strategy

Setting a robust carbon offsetting strategy can help future-proof your net-zero transition and support your organisations wider ESG objectives. EcoAct analyst, Harry Parkin discusses the benefits and key considerations for organisations when building an offsetting strategy Introduction Many organisations recognise the value of carbon offsetting, and many have already built, or are in the process […]

ICROA’s Response to FT

ICROA’s Response to FT

Below is ICROA’s Response to FT Article: “Surge of investment into carbon credits creates boom time for brokers” by Camilla Hodgson published on 2 May 2022. As a founding member of ICROA, EcoAct is committed to robust science-aligned climate action. We believe that nature-based solutions are one of many vital tools for tackling the climate […]

Cherokee Forest project audit: Analyzing the impacts of forest conservation

Cherokee Forest project audit: Analyzing the impacts of forest conservation

In November 2021, EcoActors Luke Mendenhall and Alice Chang travelled to Tennessee to audit Cherokee Forest, an 8,600-acre improved forest management project that EcoAct supports. Back into the field  After a few years of auditing projects from behind a computer screen in their homes, EcoActors Luke and Alice were excited to get back into the […]

EcoAct audits Serragem Project in Brazil

EcoAct audits Serragem Project in Brazil

In November 2021, EcoActors Sara Campanales and Josh Holland travelled to São Miguel do Guamá, in Brazil’s state of Pará, to audit a fuel switching project that replaces fuelwood with biomass to power two ceramic factories. Besides reducing pressure on forest resources, the project supports vulnerable community members through multiple social initiatives. Serragem, a pioneering […]

EcoAct audits the Marajó project in Brazil

Marajó project

In November 2021, EcoActors Sara Campanales and Josh Holland travelled to Marajó Island, in Brazil’s state of Pará, to audit a project that aims to conserve around 86,000 hectares (over 200,000 acres) of tropical rainforest and improve the social and environmental conditions for the communities that live there. The Marajó project The relaxation of global […]

What is best practice for communicating your climate commitments?

Best practice tip to communicating on climate

With ongoing debates and the ISO standard on carbon neutrality still in discussion, are you looking for solid guidelines for exemplary communication about your climate commitments? Faced with the pitfalls of corporate greenwashing, communicating about your climate efforts can feel like a minefield! In order to limit climate change in accordance with the latest scientific […]