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 […]

Turning manure into renewable energy in rural China: Jialing China Biogas Project

renewable energy china : local farmer working

Most rural villages of China’s Sichuan province have poor waste management practices. The improper disposal of solid waste releases methane, a potent greenhouse gas and the second largest contributor to climate change. In this region, fuelwood or coal is also the primary source of energy, which results in deforestation and both indoor and outdoor pollution […]

What role can carbon offsetting play in your net-zero transition?

What role can carbon offsetting play in your net-zero transition?

The term carbon offsetting is often 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 one of many available solutions to climate change? These answers to the […]