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A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE CARBON OFFSET MARKET

A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE CARBON OFFSET MARKET

Reference to Net Zero emissions feature heavily press releases and companies sustainability reports. But less visible are details on how those businesses will accomplish their goals! Dig deeper into the text, and among the enthusiastic…

COLOMBIA’S ‘JAGUAR’ COFFEE FARMERS AID CONSERVATION OF BIG CAT

COLOMBIA’S ‘JAGUAR’ COFFEE FARMERS AID CONSERVATION OF BIG CAT

Coffee farmers in Colombia have worked with conservationists to share their coffee trees inside a 93,500 hectares conservation zone in the region of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, with the endangered Jaguar. The concept was…

GREENWASHING IS BIG BUSINESS. THIS MIGHT BE ABOUT TO CHANGE.

GREENWASHING IS BIG BUSINESS. THIS MIGHT BE ABOUT TO CHANGE.

Your correspondent was listening to this week’s edition of the Economist on his morning walk (there is an audio version on their app) and the topic of greenwashing came up. This brief article is based…

SYLVERA RAISES CASH TO SHINE LIGHT UNDER ROCK OF FAKE CARBON CREDITS

SYLVERA RAISES CASH TO SHINE LIGHT UNDER ROCK OF FAKE CARBON CREDITS

Indulge me while I describe a fictional scene. If you’re short on time, jump to ‘The Problem with Carbon Credits’. You’re the CEO of a MNC and you’ve just been told that your bonus depends…

BRAZILS WATER SHORTAGE IMPACTS COFFEE PRODUCTION

BRAZILS WATER SHORTAGE IMPACTS COFFEE PRODUCTION

Brazil’s lack of rainfall this season is so bad some farmers are worried the reserves they keep for the dry season will be exhausted before it even starts. Other farmers are left with the choice…

NESTLÉ ADDS SUPPORT FOR EU DEFORESTATION PLAN

NESTLÉ ADDS SUPPORT FOR EU DEFORESTATION PLAN

Bartalks had recently written about a number of companies standing up to Jair Bolsonaro’s controversial approach to legislation that encourages deforestation, and some of those same companies are now joined by Nestlé as well as…

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