03 May 2023
What is carbon offsetting?
As the urgent need for climate action grows, carbon offsetting has a role to play alongside ambitious emissions reductions. Offsetting can be complex but our newly updated factsheet is here to help explain what it is, how it works and the benefits it can deliver.
- Why carbon offsetting is a vital tool in the climate change ‘toolbox’
- What is the voluntary carbon market (VCM)?
- How the VCM provides a mechanism for financing projects with social, economic and environmental benefits
- The role of carbon offsetting in the net-zero journey