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Afforestation is when new trees are planted or seeds are sown in an area where there were no trees before, creating a new forest

Blue Carbon
Blue carbon is the carbon stored in coastal and marine ecosystems, which sequester large amounts of carbon from the atmosphere, and are an important part of global carbon sequestration.

The term corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to practices and regulations taken up by companies and organizations intended to take ownership of having a positive impact on the world. It is a concept in corporate management that integrates social and environmental commitments throughout a business’s strategy.

Carbon accounting
Carbon accounting refers to the discipline of measurement and accounting techniques that serve to measure the carbon footprint of an organization or individual, and the trading of carbon credits or offsetting techniques involved in this domain.

Carbon assessment
‍A carbon assessment is the process of measuring the amount of carbon dioxide equivalent emitted by an organization or an individual.

Carbon capture
‍Put most simply, carbon capturing is the act of capturing carbon before it is released into the atmosphere, with the goal of mitigating its effects on the climate.

‍Carbon credit
Carbon credits are exchangeable certificates that allow the owner the right to emit a certain amount of carbon dioxide, with one carbon credit representing one ton of carbon dioxide.

‍Carbon management
‍Carbon management refers to a series of techniques or practices that control the release of greenhouse gases related to human activities into the atmosphere.

Carbon neutral
Carbon neutral means that the total sum of emissions generated by an entity are offset, through means of reducing them or by compensating for them through various offsetting or emissions absorption projects.

Decarbonization can refer to the process in which any entity that generates emissions such as a company, organization, or sector, reduces its carbon footprint by reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.

Deforestation is when humans remove or thin forests for lumber or to use the land where the trees stood for crops, grazing, extraction (mining, oil, or gas), or development as the population increases and people migrate.

The Ecosystem Restoration Standard is a new carbon standard designed to measure and verify impacts on climate, biodiversity, and livelihoods.

Environmental, social, and corporate governance, is a set of criteria through which a company can be measured in terms of its ethics and sustainability, providing a measure of the degree to which the company is futureproof, outside of simply its financial performance.

What is Forestation? Forestation, including forest restoration, reforestation, and afforestation, is the process of restoring damaged forests or growing forests on currently unforested land.

GHG Protocol
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol is an initiative that serves to determine a universal standardized measurement by which companies and organizations can be evaluated on their output of emissions.

Life Cycle Assessment
The Life Cycle Assessment is a procedure for measuring the environmental impact of a product or service throughout its entire life cycle.

Net Zero Initiative (NZI)
The Net Zero Initiative helps companies and organizations find a way to get the most out of their decarbonizing efforts, with the goal of achieving global carbon neutrality. In short, Net Zero means lowering greenhouse gas emissions to as close to zero as possible and accounting for the remaining emissions by way of carbon offsetting projects.

Carbon offsetting is the process of removing carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere. This process can take shape in many different ways.

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The world’s leading greenhouse gas crediting program
The Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Program is the world’s most widely used greenhouse gas (GHG) crediting program.