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Meet Tori Chen, Climate Analyst
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Meet Tori Chen, Climate Analyst

Meet Tori Chen, a climate analyst on CarbonBetter's Climate Services Team.

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2023 Year in Review
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2023 Year in Review

Highlights from a successful 2023 and what to expect from us in 2024.

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Carbon Insetting vs. Offsetting
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Carbon Insetting vs. Offsetting

Learn the difference between carbon insetting and offsetting and how to incorporate both into your carbon reduction strategy.

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Recent Sustainability Reports

Earth Day 2023 Impacts Report
Sustainability Reports

Earth Day 2023 Impacts Report

Our goal for this day of climate action is to show that small steps by many add up to a big positive impact.

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Fierce Whiskers Distillery 2022 Sustainability Report
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Fierce Whiskers Distillery 2022 Sustainability Report

Fierce Whiskers is a minority-owned American bourbon distillery, focused on quality and sustainability from grain to glass. As of its 2022 report, Scope 3 emissions have been included.

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BeatBox Sustainability Report
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BeatBox Sustainability Report

Beatbox Beverages is the fastest-selling ready-to-drink cocktail and wine brand in the United States—and they're on the path to becoming the most sustainable, too.

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Provision Retail Energy Sustainability Report
Sustainability Reports

Provision Retail Energy Sustainability Report

Provision helps customers make a positive environmental impact through certified CarbonBetter energy plans that include 100% clean energy and planting trees. Learn more about this innovative business model in this case study.

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OKO Forests Agroforestry Case Study
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OKO Forests Agroforestry Case Study

OKO Forests is located in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. OKO began as a reforestation project, creating a buffer zone adjacent to the Kogyae Strict Nature Reserve (KSNR). The project protects and enhances biodiversity while creating sustainability socioeconomic benefits from nearby communities.

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Recent Stories

Our Takeaways From GreenBiz ’24
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Our Takeaways From GreenBiz ’24

Our GreenBiz '24 recap highlights discussions on sustainability trends, regulatory expectations, and tackling Scope 3 emissions.

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Meet Tori Chen, Climate Analyst
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Meet Tori Chen, Climate Analyst

Meet Tori Chen, a climate analyst on CarbonBetter's Climate Services Team.

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2023 Year in Review
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2023 Year in Review

Highlights from a successful 2023 and what to expect from us in 2024.

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Carbon Insetting vs. Offsetting
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Carbon Insetting vs. Offsetting

Learn the difference between carbon insetting and offsetting and how to incorporate both into your carbon reduction strategy.

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Voluntary Carbon Market Clarity: Making Sense of the Trends Webinar Recap
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Voluntary Carbon Market Clarity: Making Sense of the Trends Webinar Recap

Key Takeaways from our recent webinar "Voluntary Carbon Market Clarity: Making Sense of the Trends."

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Local Law 97: New York City’s Building Emissions Legislation
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Local Law 97: New York City’s Building Emissions Legislation

How New York City's Local Law 97 impacts large buildings and effective strategies for business compliance.

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What I Learned at Sustainable Brands 23 (SB’23) and VERGE 23
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What I Learned at Sustainable Brands 23 (SB’23) and VERGE 23

Explore the practical challenges and innovative solutions in business sustainability discussed at SB23 and VERGE 23.

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SB 253 and SB 261: Navigating California’s Climate Legislation
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SB 253 and SB 261: Navigating California’s Climate Legislation

A detailed guide to California's new climate laws SB 253 and SB 261 for US companies doing business in the state.

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Should You Be Stressed About Water Stress?
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Should You Be Stressed About Water Stress?

Discover the critical implications of water stress on businesses and society, what's being done about it, and how CarbonBetter can help you.

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Inside the United Nations’ (UN) Definition of Carbon Removal
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Inside the United Nations’ (UN) Definition of Carbon Removal

A look at the UN's take on carbon removal and its expected redefinition at the upcoming COP28, which could affect sustainability efforts worldwide.

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Engaging with Employees & Stakeholders in Sustainability
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Engaging with Employees & Stakeholders in Sustainability

Learn practical steps to foster a culture of active participation in your company's sustainability initiatives.

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How Everyone Is a Sustainability Stakeholder
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How Everyone Is a Sustainability Stakeholder

How every department in a business contributes to sustainability, from leadership's role in setting the direction to the importance of forming external relationships when addressing Scope 3 emissions.

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Using Materiality Assessments to Unlock Environmental Priorities
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Using Materiality Assessments to Unlock Environmental Priorities

Materiality's role in identifying key environmental concerns within business operations and the benefits of partnering with suppliers to drive sustainable change.

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The IFRS S1 & S2 Standards Align with TCFD’s Recommendations
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The IFRS S1 & S2 Standards Align with TCFD’s Recommendations

Explore the alignment of ISSB's IFRS S1 & S2 standards with TCFD's recommendations. The post sheds light on the nuanced shifts in sustainability disclosures and their significance in the global financial landscape.

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The Alphabet Soup of Sustainability
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The Alphabet Soup of Sustainability

Your guide to the alphabet soup of ESG and sustainability terms—with definitions and context to help you understand each term.

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Investing in Nature As Part of Your Sustainability Strategy
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Investing in Nature As Part of Your Sustainability Strategy

Explore the intertwined relationship between nature and sustainability, and how businesses can adopt nature-positive strategies for a sustainable future.

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A Sustainability Regulatory Roadmap for US Businesses
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A Sustainability Regulatory Roadmap for US Businesses

A starting guide to sustainability regulations from 2021-2028. Discover the key milestones and how CarbonBetter supports businesses in navigating this landscape.

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Sustainability Risk Management: Stay Ahead of the Curve
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Sustainability Risk Management: Stay Ahead of the Curve

Learn the business implications of climate risk and the benefits of a proactive stance in navigating an ever-evolving sustainability regulatory landscape.

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Sustainability From the Start Webinar Recap
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Sustainability From the Start Webinar Recap

Key takeaways from our recent webinar about plastic waste and what brands can do about it.

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Project Feature: Eritrea Community Boreholes Project
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Project Feature: Eritrea Community Boreholes Project

Explore the transformative impact of the Eritrea Community Boreholes Project, which not only reduces carbon emissions but also ensures access to safe water, supports local communities, and contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Convenient Fantasies About Plastic
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Convenient Fantasies About Plastic

From convenient fantasies to harsh realities, this post unravels the truth about plastic waste and highlights how Dr. Bronner's is leading the way in plastic waste management.

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Plastic Waste Webinar Recap
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Plastic Waste Webinar Recap

Key takeaways from our recent webinar about plastic waste and what brands can do about it.

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An Overview of “Materiality” in Sustainability
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An Overview of “Materiality” in Sustainability

Learn how to identify and assess the environmental issues that are most significant for your business and stakeholders.

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Biodiversity’s Role In Sustainability
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Biodiversity’s Role In Sustainability

Uncover the link between biodiversity and business sustainability, the implications of biodiversity loss, and how businesses can take action to protect biodiversity in our latest blog post.

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An Introduction to Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards
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An Introduction to Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards

Learn the importance of the Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards in delivering credible carbon offset projects and supporting your brand's sustainability goals.

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CSRD Prep: ESRS Draft Act Released (June 2023 Update)
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CSRD Prep: ESRS Draft Act Released (June 2023 Update)

US companies operating in the EU will soon be required to meet CSRD requirements. With the June 2023 release of the ESRS draft delegated acts, here’s what you need to know.

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EU’s CSRD: Implications for US Businesses
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EU’s CSRD: Implications for US Businesses

The recently adopted Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) rule will subject 49,000 companies to new reporting requirements, including some US businesses.

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Ways to Reduce Scope 3 Emissions
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Ways to Reduce Scope 3 Emissions

Learn strategies to manage your organization's Scope 3 emissions effectively by optimizing its supply chain & logistics, and by building sustainable partnerships. Included are real-world examples from companies like Microsoft, BeatBox, and Siemens on their journey toward carbon neutrality.

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Meet Jason Taylor, Business Development Representative
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Meet Jason Taylor, Business Development Representative

Meet Jason Taylor, a Business Development Representative on the climate services team at CarbonBetter. When not working to help businesses to meet their sustainability goals, Jason enjoys coaching football, BBQ, and music. Let's get to know Jason!

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Common Greenwashing Terms & Examples
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Common Greenwashing Terms & Examples

Learn about new and emerging greenwashing tactics, including strategies to help you avoid making misleading environmental claims for your organization.

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What Are Scope 3 Emissions?
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What Are Scope 3 Emissions?

Unpacking Scope 3 carbon emissions by first defining what Scope 3 emissions are, with examples, then sharing three ways to manage these indirect emissions.

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Ask Us Anything Webinar Recap
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Ask Us Anything Webinar Recap

Key takeaways from our recent Q&A webinar with our Director of Climate Services, Nicole Sullivan.

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An Overview of the FTC’s Green Guides
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An Overview of the FTC’s Green Guides

Learn the art of ethical marketing and storytelling with guidance from the FTC's Green Guides and our expert climate services team.

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Sustainability Reporting Frameworks, Standards, and Protocols: A Complete Guide
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Sustainability Reporting Frameworks, Standards, and Protocols: A Complete Guide

A guide to understanding the sustainability reporting ecosystem used for voluntary disclosures, as well as relevant regulations.

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Additionality of Carbon Offset Projects
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Additionality of Carbon Offset Projects

Gain a deeper understanding of additionality in carbon offset projects, empowering you to make well-informed decisions when purchasing carbon credits.

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Carbon Offsets vs. RECs: How They Impact Your Sustainability Strategy
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Carbon Offsets vs. RECs: How They Impact Your Sustainability Strategy

Learn the crucial differences between carbon offsets and RECs. Unlock insights to empower your organization's sustainability strategy and accelerate your journey towards emissions reduction targets.

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How to Make Progress Toward Your Sustainability Goals
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How to Make Progress Toward Your Sustainability Goals

Outlining actionable steps for businesses to achieve sustainability targets through continuous progress, strategic milestones, and timely adaptation.

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Criteria for High-Quality Carbon Credits
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Criteria for High-Quality Carbon Credits

Comparing rating systems vs. protocols and defining top criteria to empower businesses with the knowledge to assess high-quality carbon credits.

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Fierce Whiskers Releases Carbon-Neutral Smoke + Mash Volume 1
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Fierce Whiskers Releases Carbon-Neutral Smoke + Mash Volume 1

In its first rye whiskey release, Fierce Whiskers has 454 bottles carbon-neutral bottles from barrels 255 and 270 ready to go.

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SXSW Recap: Brands Shaking Up Alcohol’s Carbon Footprint
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SXSW Recap: Brands Shaking Up Alcohol’s Carbon Footprint

Highlights from our recent SXSW panel featuring leaders from brands that are shaking up alcohol's carbon footprint.

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Permanence Considerations When Buying Carbon Credits
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Permanence Considerations When Buying Carbon Credits

Defining permanence, including how it’s measured, and how to balance permanence with other considerations and co-benefits when buying carbon credits.

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Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) vs. Other Carbon Credits
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Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) vs. Other Carbon Credits

How carbon dioxide removal (CDR) projects are different from other carbon offsets and why your organization might want to buy carbon removal credits.

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How to Implement Carbon Accounting Software Effectively—And Do You Even Need It?
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How to Implement Carbon Accounting Software Effectively—And Do You Even Need It?

Carbon accounting software is not right for every business, but here's how to implement it effectively when it is necessary to use.

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Webinar Recap: New US Climate Regulations—Are You Ready?
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Webinar Recap: New US Climate Regulations—Are You Ready?

Highlights from our webinar about upcoming US regulations and what you can do to start preparing your organization.

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Sustainability Consulting Confusion
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Sustainability Consulting Confusion

What to look for when hiring a sustainability consulting firm for your business, and how CarbonBetter is different.

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Can You Trust Your Carbon Accounting Data?
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Can You Trust Your Carbon Accounting Data?

How to ensure your organization's data is accurate and reliable, and avoid the risks associated with bad data.

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Meet Ethan Hill, Credit and Risk Analyst
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Meet Ethan Hill, Credit and Risk Analyst

Meet Ethan, a credit and risk analyst at CarbonBetter. A talented analyst, he balances work with a variety of hobbies and interests. Let's get to know Ethan!

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Carbon Emissions Intensity Explained
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Carbon Emissions Intensity Explained

The metric that will give context to your total emissions as your business and carbon footprint both expand.

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Webinar Recap: Want to Achieve Net-Zero by 2040? Learn Your 2023 Action Items
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Webinar Recap: Want to Achieve Net-Zero by 2040? Learn Your 2023 Action Items

Why it’s more important than ever to be transparent with consumers about sustainability progress.

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SEC Climate Disclosure Rule: What’s in It?
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SEC Climate Disclosure Rule: What’s in It?

A new SEC rule would require “consistent, comparable, and reliable” disclosure of climate-related risks and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from public companies.

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CarbonBetter Certified Offset (CBCO) Portfolios vs. Bespoke Carbon Offset Sourcing
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CarbonBetter Certified Offset (CBCO) Portfolios vs. Bespoke Carbon Offset Sourcing

Between our CarbonBetter Carbon Offset (CBCO) Portfolios and our bespoke carbon offset service, our team of carbon market experts can help you find the right solution for your business.

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2022 Year in Review
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2022 Year in Review

With 2022 in the rearview mirror, we reflect on a year of recognition, impact, and a welcome return of in-person connection.

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Central Machine Works Announces Green Collar Beer Is Now Carbon Negative
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Central Machine Works Announces Green Collar Beer Is Now Carbon Negative

In November 2022, Central Machine Works (CMW) Brewery in East Austin brewed the Green Collar Beer, a west coast style IPA dry hopped with Strata, Lorien, and Chinook hops from Indie Hop farms located in Oregon. All 3,151 pours of Green Collar beer at the CMW taproom are carbon negative and benefit the Save Our Spring Alliance.

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Meet Diana Roessler, Director of Marketing and Origination
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Meet Diana Roessler, Director of Marketing and Origination

Meet Diana, CarbonBetter's Director of Marketing and Origination. Diana grew up on a farm in the midwest and sustainability has always been a big part of her life. Let's get to know Diana!

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Preparing For Possible New SEC Climate-Related Regulations
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Preparing For Possible New SEC Climate-Related Regulations

Public companies may soon be required to report on climate-related risks and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Here’s how to prepare.

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Preparing for Potential Climate-Related Disclosure Requirements
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Preparing for Potential Climate-Related Disclosure Requirements

Federal suppliers may face new requirements, and it's not too early to prepare. In this post, we navigate the complexities organizations face with the proposed new federal climate-related disclosure rule, and what you can do to prepare for if/when it goes into effect.

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Webinar Recap: Closing the Carbon Market Gap
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Webinar Recap: Closing the Carbon Market Gap

Based on data from a recent study, carbon offset production likely needs to increase by 50x to meet net-zero goals by 2040. Will it happen?

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Proposed New Emissions Disclosure Requirements for Over 5,000 US Businesses
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Proposed New Emissions Disclosure Requirements for Over 5,000 US Businesses

The US government has issued a proposed new rule that would require most government suppliers to disclose carbon emissions.

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Meet Joe Smalec, Technology Manager
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Meet Joe Smalec, Technology Manager

Meet Joe, CarbonBetter's Technology Manager. In his free time Joe enjoys gardening, kayaking and hiking. At work he manages CarbonBetter's technology infrastructure and keeps the business running smoothly. Sustainability habits such as composting and walking anytime he can avoid driving are important to Joe. He's a valuable team leader, and we're happy to have him here. Let's get to know Joe!

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The ROI of Sustainability
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The ROI of Sustainability

Companies no longer have to choose between implementing a financially responsible business model and one that is environmentally responsible. Today these goals can—and should—be intertwined with one another.

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Sustainability Software vs. Spreadsheets
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Sustainability Software vs. Spreadsheets

Sustainability software can help you quantify your carbon emissions, but you still need expertise to get it right.

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What Is Blue Carbon?
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What Is Blue Carbon?

With coastal blue carbon habitats sequestering carbon at a rate 10 times greater than terrestrial forests, blue carbon ecosystems play an essential role in mitigating climate change and improving human well-being. So, what exactly is blue carbon?

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Meet Scott J. Butler, Retail Operations Manager
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Meet Scott J. Butler, Retail Operations Manager

Meet Scott Butler! A man of many skills, Scott is a singer-songwriter, musician, coder, and manager, with 8 years of service at CarbonBetter.

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Meet Yesterdae Sedwick, Regulatory Coordinator
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Meet Yesterdae Sedwick, Regulatory Coordinator

With her eyes set on leadership development, Yesterdae is ambitious, smart, and creative.

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Why Is It So Hard to Buy Carbon Credits?
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Why Is It So Hard to Buy Carbon Credits?

Navigating the carbon market can be unnecessarily complex and opaque without the right support. Here's why.

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Fierce Whiskers Launches World’s First Carbon-Negative Bourbon
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Fierce Whiskers Launches World’s First Carbon-Negative Bourbon

The Austin distillery Fierce Whiskers is releasing 257 carbon-negative bottles of Five O’Clock Shadow from Barrel #47 in a limited release.

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Phlogiston Phase I N2O Abatement
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Phlogiston Phase I N2O Abatement

Included in CBCO 22-1, Phlogiston Phase I project was designed to destroy N2O byproducts during the nylon manufacturing process so the GHG is not emitted into the atmosphere. Co-benefits of the project include reduced N2O pollution and GHG emissions into the atmosphere as well as overall improved air and water pollution and ozone recovery.

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Webinar Recap: Brands Shaking Up Alcohol’s Carbon Footprint
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Webinar Recap: Brands Shaking Up Alcohol’s Carbon Footprint

Last week the CarbonBetter team had the privilege of spending an hour with three powerhouse leaders in the alcoholic beverage space as we explored ways that each of them has tackled integrating sustainability into their businesses. Catch the highlights and watch the replay here.

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Sustainability Reporting White Paper
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Sustainability Reporting White Paper

Sustainability reporting serves as a valuable tool to achieve corporate commitments and better manage climate-related business risks. This white paper walks you through what's typically included and what should be considered.

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What is the Carbon Market? Podcast with Nicole Sullivan
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What is the Carbon Market? Podcast with Nicole Sullivan

Last month our very own Nicole Sullivan, Director of Climate Services at CarbonBetter, joined Joe Batir of the Energy Transition Solutions podcast for an hour-long conversation about the carbon markets. Listen now or read the highlights.

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Manantiales Behr Wind Farm
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Manantiales Behr Wind Farm

Included in CBCO 22-1, the 99-megawatt Manantiales Behr Wind Farm carbon offset project is helping Argentina reach a target of 20% non-hydro renewables by 2025.

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Shaan Seet Improved Forest Management
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Shaan Seet Improved Forest Management

The Shaan Seet Improved Forest Management carbon offset project contains over 8,900 acres of old-growth, hemlock-spruce forest that provides critical ecosystem services, including significant climate benefits through carbon sequestration.

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Raura Hydro Electric Power Project
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Raura Hydro Electric Power Project

The MW Raura Hydro Project provides clean energy to northern India by harnessing renewable electricity from a small, run-of-river hydroelectric power plant, minimizing both the overall environmental impact of the dam and the amount of fossil fuels needed to supply the regional grid.

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RNG in Your Decarbonization Strategy
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RNG in Your Decarbonization Strategy

RNG is a key tool in a portfolio approach to decarbonization, but when is the right time to use it?

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Geography Considerations When Buying Carbon Credits
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Geography Considerations When Buying Carbon Credits

When buying carbon credits, geography matters—here are three key considerations.

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Welcome, Linley!
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Welcome, Linley!

Linley is a senior at UT Austin where she studies chemical engineering and dreams to one day work for NASA.

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A Primer on Hydroelectric Power
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A Primer on Hydroelectric Power

As a renewable, low-carbon source of energy with many co-benefits, hydropower has the potential to be an important part of the energy transition and the carbon offset market. Here are some pros and cons of hydroelectric power.

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Carbon Offset Registries: An Overview
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Carbon Offset Registries: An Overview

An overview of the role carbon offset registries play in the carbon market, and why they matter.

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Welcome, Andrew!
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Welcome, Andrew!

An MIS student at UT Austin, Andrew loves bouldering & thrifting and has a bucket list full of food & travel.

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Important Considerations for Carbon Offset Vintages
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Important Considerations for Carbon Offset Vintages

Understanding carbon offset vintages is important for choosing the right offsets.

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BeatBox Beverages Releases Its 2021 Sustainability Report
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BeatBox Beverages Releases Its 2021 Sustainability Report

BeatBox Beverages, the fastest-selling ready-to-drink cocktail and wine brand in the US, today announced the release of its first sustainability report in partnership with CarbonBetter.

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A Primer on Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)
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A Primer on Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)

Is renewable natural gas an ideal alternative fuel for a carbon-neutral future?

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Plastic Waste Challenges
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Plastic Waste Challenges

Plastic use creates a double-edged problem of reliance on fossil fuels and mountains of trash. What's the solution?

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Meet Sae Saito, Data Analyst
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Meet Sae Saito, Data Analyst

Meet Sae, a Data Analyst at CarbonBetter. Sae is a data and reporting wizard who loves traveling and Austin barbecue.

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Introducing Certified Offset Portfolio 22-1
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Introducing Certified Offset Portfolio 22-1

Buying carbon offsets today is harder than it should be, but today we’re changing that with the launch of CarbonBetter Certified Offset (CBCO) Portfolio 22-1.

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Meet Imani Walton, Operations Analyst
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Meet Imani Walton, Operations Analyst

Meet Imani, an Operations Analyst at CarbonBetter. Imani is a dog-lover with boundless energy, an analytical mind, and creative writing talents.

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Meet Cloie Langley, Accounting Analyst
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Meet Cloie Langley, Accounting Analyst

Outgoing and adventurous, Cloie is a cat-lover and foodie who is committed to saving our planet.

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Earth Day Austin 2022 Impacts Report
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Earth Day Austin 2022 Impacts Report

Our goal for this day of climate action is to show that small steps by many add up to a big positive impact.

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Celebrating Women’s History Month
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Celebrating Women’s History Month

As Women's History Month comes to a close, we're amplifying the voices and perspectives of the women of CarbonBetter.

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Convenient Fantasies About Climate Change
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Convenient Fantasies About Climate Change

Welcome, SXSW Attendees! This post is for you. Get the slides, meet the speakers, stay in touch, and what's up with the kayak stickers?

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Meet Tri Vo, Our Founder & President
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Meet Tri Vo, Our Founder & President

Meet Tri, CarbonBetter's founder and president. Tri balances analytical work with creative hobbies, and his day-to-day never looks the same.

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The Story Behind the CarbonBetter Brand System
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The Story Behind the CarbonBetter Brand System

Have you discovered the hidden meanings in the CarbonBetter brand system? A conversation with the artist, Ensley Rivers, from Godfrey Dadich Partners.

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WhistlePig Engages CarbonBetter to Develop 3-Year Sustainability Roadmap
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WhistlePig Engages CarbonBetter to Develop 3-Year Sustainability Roadmap

With CarbonBetter's help, the best whiskey on the planet is set to become the best whiskey for the planet.

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Meet Nicole, Director of Climate Services
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Meet Nicole, Director of Climate Services

Meet Nicole, CarbonBetter's Climate Services manager. She joined our team to launch our climate practice and she tirelessly and expertly helps companies navigate the complexities of sustainability and decarbonization.

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Come see us speak at SXSW
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Come see us speak at SXSW

We believe that small steps by many add up to a big impact: we all need to do something and we have to start somewhere. For many, the 'starting' begins with something as simple as a conversation. And that's why we're speaking at SXSW 2022.

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Welcome Nini & Sheera!
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Welcome Nini & Sheera!

Welcome to Nini & Sheera from ABSA at the University of Texas at Austin. Get to know our Winter/Spring 2022 accounting & operations interns.

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Welcome to Our Marketing Interns from ABSA
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Welcome to Our Marketing Interns from ABSA

Introducing Mia, Voon, and Jessica from ABSA at the University of Texas at Austin. Get to know our Winter/Spring 2022 marketing interns.

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Your First Sustainability Report
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Your First Sustainability Report

What's next once you have a plan to do your first sustainability report? The right reporting partner will help you gather data, prioritize calculations, and ensure accuracy.

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2021 Year in Review
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2021 Year in Review

As 2021 comes to a close, we reflect on a year of growth, challenges, and always striving to be better. Here are some highlights from the last year, and a few things we're excited about in 2022.

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Zero Waste vs 1% Better
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Zero Waste vs 1% Better

The challenge of "zero waste" should not stop us from trying. Most people don't realize how powerful aiming for just 1% improvement can be.

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CarbonBetter Founder Featured in the Austin Business Journal
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CarbonBetter Founder Featured in the Austin Business Journal

CarbonBetter founder Tri Vo recently spent time with Patricia Rogers of the Austin Business Journal to share more about CarbonBetter and his journey as an entrepreneur.

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An Old Church Gets a New Life as CarbonBetter HQ
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An Old Church Gets a New Life as CarbonBetter HQ

While repurposing an old building was an important start on our path to create a lower impact headquarters, we also made significant efforts to reduce our impact, including salvaged wood desks and using the original foundation.

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Our Story: Becoming Better
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Our Story: Becoming Better

What’s in a name? Everything. That’s why our new name and website—launching today under the CarbonBetter banner—says so much about our company over the last nine years, what we want to become, and how we’re dedicated to working together to reduce carbon and tackle climate change.

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Decarbonizing: Ports & Maritime
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Decarbonizing: Ports & Maritime

A look at the ports & maritime industry's role in climate change mitigation, focusing on the risks and strategies for decarbonization.

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Decarbonizing the Financial Services Industry to Support the Climate Transition
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Decarbonizing the Financial Services Industry to Support the Climate Transition

A look at the financial services industry's role in climate change mitigation, focusing on the risks and strategies for decarbonization.

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Ashlee Piper | Modern Planeteer
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Ashlee Piper | Modern Planeteer

Meet Ashlee Piper, a trailblazing sustainability authority, empowers individuals and businesses to adopt eco-friendly practices.

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David Koweek | Modern Planeteer
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David Koweek | Modern Planeteer

As a trained marine and Earth systems scientist, David drives innovative ocean-based climate solutions for a sustainable future.

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Julius Pasay | Modern Planeteer
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Julius Pasay | Modern Planeteer

Meet Julius Pasay, a modern Planeteer. Julius is focused on developing and scaling nature-based solutions to combat the climate crisis.

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Michelle Li | Modern Planeteer
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Michelle Li | Modern Planeteer

Meet Michelle Li, a modern Planeteer. Founder of Clever Carbon, and a TEDx & SXSW speaker, Michelle Li is working to make carbon literacy the new normal.

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Edition #15 | Environment Forward
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Edition #15 | Environment Forward

Welcome to Edition 15 of Environment Forward. Energy and metals transitions, cow burps, recyclability, and running shoes.

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Valerie Hawks | Modern Planeteer
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Valerie Hawks | Modern Planeteer

Meet Valerie Hawks, a modern Planeteer. With 15 years of print production and sustainability experience, Valerie helps clients minimize their carbon footprint.

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The Intersection of Fashion and Sustainability
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The Intersection of Fashion and Sustainability

Keeping up with the trends can be fun, but that new shirt has a cost that extends beyond your wallet.

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Edition #14 | Environment Forward
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Edition #14 | Environment Forward

Welcome to Edition 14 of Environment Forward. In this edition, we’re looking at podcasts, nature sounds, private jets, and climate legislation.

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Edition #13 | Environment Forward
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Edition #13 | Environment Forward

Welcome to Edition 13 of Environment Forward. In this edition, we’re looking at climate-driven disease, Gmail's carbon footprint, agrivoltaics, and a plastic ban in Canada.

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Edition #12 | Environment Forward
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Edition #12 | Environment Forward

Welcome to Edition 12 of Environment Forward. In this edition, we’re looking at renewable energy records, plastic eating worms, regenerative agriculture, and recycling solar panels.

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What does it mean to be carbon-free? | Change the Conversation
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What does it mean to be carbon-free? | Change the Conversation

I champion anyone working to reduce their carbon impacts. But what does it mean to be carbon-free?

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Edition #11 | Environment Forward
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Edition #11 | Environment Forward

Welcome to Edition 11 of Environment Forward. Come explore lab-grown leather, the decline of lichens, blockchain for farmers, and plastic recycling.

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Should We Call Out Greenwashing? | Change the Conversation
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Should We Call Out Greenwashing? | Change the Conversation

At CarbonBetter, we get a little nervous every time we see the term greenwashing come up. Here's our take.

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Edition #10 | Environment Forward
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Edition #10 | Environment Forward

Welcome to Edition 10 of Environment Forward. In this edition, we’re looking at everything from toothpaste tubes to pints of Guinness with some TikTok thrown in.

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Edition #9 | Environment Forward
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Edition #9 | Environment Forward

Welcome to Edition 9 of Environment Forward – we’re only a month into 2022 and there has been no shortage of climate news. Here at CarbonBetter, we’re actively preparing to speak at SXSW here in Austin on March 16, 2022, but in the meantime, I’ve been doing a lot of reading.

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Edition #8 | Environment Forward
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Edition #8 | Environment Forward

Welcome to Edition 8 of Environment Forward and the first of 2022! In this edition we look back at extreme weather in 2021, share some EV humor, ponder some thoughtful ESG questions, and explore how to spot greenwashing.

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Edition #7 | Environment Forward
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Edition #7 | Environment Forward

Happiest of holidays to our team, clients, and friends! In this 7th edition of Environment Forward, we explore quick charge batteries, cargo ship kites, hemp concrete, and pop music.

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Long-Term Problems, Short-Term Stakeholders | Super Wicked Problems
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Long-Term Problems, Short-Term Stakeholders | Super Wicked Problems

Climate change is a pretty difficult problem to solve, and we need to address the mismatch between the horizon of climate change and the tenure of business leaders.

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Edition #6 | Environment Forward
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Edition #6 | Environment Forward

In this 6th Edition of Environment Forward we're exploring both innovations and challenges when it comes to food sustainability.

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Edition #5 | Environment Forward
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Edition #5 | Environment Forward

Happy Thanksgiving week, friends. Welcome to the 5th Edition of Environment Forward. In this edition, we explore regenerative turkeys, COP26 outcomes, shopping, and trash cleanup.

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Our Supply Chains are Optimized, but for the Wrong Things | Super Wicked Problems
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Our Supply Chains are Optimized, but for the Wrong Things | Super Wicked Problems

Climate change is a 'super wicked problem,' but the 50,000-mile journey of a tennis ball can teach us a few important things about how we can begin stop and reverse it.

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Edition #4 | Environment Forward
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Edition #4 | Environment Forward

Welcome to the 4th Edition of Environment Forward. In this edition, we explore what's happening at COP26, missing seafood, reducing our waste, and some good climate news.

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Edition #3 | Environment Forward
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Edition #3 | Environment Forward

Welcome to the 3rd Edition of Environment Forward. In this edition, we explore decarbonized Google searches, regenerated fashion, climate tech, and electric vehicle trends.

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I Fly Too Much | Change the Conversation
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I Fly Too Much | Change the Conversation

As we rebuild our way of life with the true cost of externalities in consideration—perhaps for the first time—expect contradictions and hypocrisy.

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Edition #2 | Environment Forward
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Edition #2 | Environment Forward

Welcome to the 2nd Edition of Environment Forward. Here are the things that I've been reading (and watching) over the last couple of weeks that have left me feeling both motivated and inspired.

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Divestiture as a Sustainability Strategy | Change the Conversation
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Divestiture as a Sustainability Strategy | Change the Conversation

Carbon neutrality continues to be a great idea in the fight against climate change, but it's complicated in practice - especially when divestiture helps you get there.

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Edition #1 | Environment Forward
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Edition #1 | Environment Forward

In this new bi-weekly series called Environment Forward, Climate Services Manager Nicole Sullivan shares her perspective on news she's following in the ever-changing and fast-paced world of sustainability.

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