Projects

Voluntary carbon credits from selected projects can be directly purchased via our smart footprint calculator and carbon offset webshop. Below, please find brief descriptions of exemplary projects. Detailed information on your offsetting opportunities can be found in our Footprinting or Offsetting sheet in the Calculator.


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Standard Project
Gold Standard

velosafrica

Velafrica

The project “Bicycles for Africa” recycles used bicycles in Switzerland and exports them to African countries. While enabling social integration for unemployed or disabled people in Switzerland, the project promotes low carbon mobility and business opportunities in Africa.
  • Additionality and permanence: according to the rules of the Gold Standard
  • 3rd party verified: by an UN accredited auditor
  • Transparency: provided by Gold Standard Registry
  • Annual CO2-reduction: 40,000 tCO2e

 

Carbon Fix Standard
CCB Standards

Wiederaufforstung Unganda

Reforestation Project in Uganda

This reforestation project brings a multitude of positive long term effects to climate, wildlife, and communities in the heart of East Africa. More than one million trees (muses, pine, and eucalyptus) have been planted.
  • Additionality and permanence: according to the rules of the CCBS and Carbon Fix
  • 3rd party verified: by TÜV Süd
  • Transparency: provided by Markit Environmental Registry
  • Lifetime CO2 reduction: 210,000 tCO2e

 

Gold Standard

Windenergieprojekt Neukaledonien

Wind Farm in New Caledonia

This project comprises more than hundred wind turbines on two sites.
  • Additionality and permanence: according to the rules of the Gold Standard
  • 3rd party verified: by Germanischer Lloyd Certfication
  • Transparency: provided by Gold Standard Registry
  • Annual CO2-Reduction: 32,000 tCO2e

 

Gold Standard

Windenergie Taiwan

Wind Farms in Taiwan

Two wind parks are contributing to the further development of renewable energy generation in Taiwan, a country that still depends on fossil fuels for the large part. In addition to their positive impact on the global climate, the project generates jobs and is engaged in bene

 

Gold Standard

Deponiegasnutzung in China

 Landfill Gas Capture in China

This project captures the methane emissions from a landfill and uses it for clean power generation, improves the lives of locals and contributes to sustainable development in China.
  • Additionality and permanence: according to the rules of the Gold Standard
  • 3rd party verified: by SGS
  • Transparency: provided by Gold Standard Registry
  • Annual CO2-Reduction: 134,000 tCO2e

 

VCS
CCB Standards

kariba

Kariba avoided Deforestation in Zimbabwe

This forest conservation project is aimed at providing sustainable livelihood opportunities for poor communities in Northern Zimbabwe, a region now suffering heavily from deforestation, poverty, and drought.
  • Additionality and permanence: according to the rules of the CCBS and VCS
  • 3rd party verified: by Environmental Services Inc.
  • Transparency: provided by Markit Environmental Registry

 

VCS

Kleinwasserkraftwerk Taiwan

Small Hydro Plant in Taiwan

Hydropower is a form of energy that is generated by the conversion of free-falling water into electricity. Combined with irrigation, it can serve as a holistic water management solution.
  • Additionality and permanence: according to the rules of the VCS
  • 3rd party verified: by Bureau Veritas
  • Transparency: provided by Markit Environmental Registry
  • Annual CO2-Reduction: 36,000 tCO2e

 

VCS

Geothermie in Indonesien

Geothermal Energy in Indonesia

This geothermal power plant uses the powerful natural resources of Indonesia’s underground geothermal activity to reduce demand for fossil fuels and to make a positive change on people’s lives in the surrounding local communities.
  • Additionality and permanence: according to the rules of the VCS
  • 3rd party verified: by TÜV Nord
  • Transparency: provided by Markit Environmental Registry
  • Annual CO2-Reduction: 100,000 tCO2e

 

VCS

Mikrowasserkraftwerk Indonesien

Least-Impact Micro Hydro Plant in Indonesia

This micro hydro plant makes use of the natural flow of water to generate sustainable power for the island
of Sulawesi, without the need for a retaining dam.
  • Additionality and permanence: according to the rules of the VCS
  • 3rd party verified: by TÜV Nord
  • Transparency: provided by Markit Environmental Registry
  • Annual CO2-Reduction:  8,500 tCO2e

 

VCS

Abwasserbehandlung Thailand

Wastewater Treatment in Thailand

This project is engaged with mitigating global warming and local air pollution at a Thai starch plant by capturing methane and generating sustainable energy and social benefits for local communities.
  • Additionality and permanence: according to the rules of the VCS
  • 3rd party verified: by SGS
  • Transparency: provided by Markit Environmental Registry
  • Annual CO2-Reduction: 95,000 tCO2e