I’m a PC and the carbon tax was my idea

May 2, 2013 Louisa Kiely

Wow,   what a great  header!    Wish it was mine!

But no,  its another GREAT example of the Voluntary Market in action.

I’ve been musing about the Voluntary market, and how in my opinion we’ll need a robust Voluntary market NOT dependent on Government.

So, according to  ‘V-Carbon News’  ” TJ DiCaprio, Microsoft’s Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability,
announced Microsoft’s new wave of offset purchases at last week’s REDD+ Talks in California. Microsoft has chosen to partner with The CarbonNeutral Company to invest in carbon reduction projects that preserve forests and wildlife while generating jobs and funding education. Projects supported include Terra Global Capital’s VCS/CCB-verified Oddar Meanchey REDD+ project in Cambodia. A new Ecosystem Marketplace article takes a closer look into the technology giant’s thinking behind its carbon offsetting strategy as part of its goal to strengthen its own operations while supporting work in developing countries”.
  click here to read the whole story.

Now, imagine that there was a group over here, which could provide the same  ‘integrated’ approach to a corporates needs  –  AND  which was based in, and relied on Regional Australian generated credits and had appropriate links into education and other social networks.   Wow, then we would be getting powerful for our own climate needs and long term sustainability of farmers and our landscape.

Dream on?

 

 

 

 

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