03 Jul '12, 11am

A 5-step guide to buying RECs and carbon offsets

A 5-step guide to buying RECs and carbon offsets

McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC) recently went through the process of reviewing its own purchases of renewable energy certificates (RECs) and carbon offsets, and learned some lessons along the way. As it can be an involved process, we'd like to share what we took away from the process -- and hope you will benefit from our experience in the marketplace. Buying environmental commodities such as RECs and carbon offsets has been an increasingly important strategy for corporate environmental performance. For stakeholders seeking to grow the clean energy economy, RECs have become increasingly important. For those looking to create a carbon-neutral company, event, or personal lifestyle, carbon offsets are commonplace. Supporting renewable energy and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are linked concepts that often get confused. RECs can reduce emissions if they di...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/07/02/5-step-guide-buyi...

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