CASE STUDIES


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microProgramme Licensing

Project owners can use our pre-validated design documents to pass through our microprogramme project cycle 50% more quickly and with audit costs that are reduced by 90% compared to the standard project cycle.

Our licensing service is only appropriate for project owners who have experience writing Gold Standard project documentation, or who have a consultant who can do this. CO2balance will ensure that all project documentation produced by the project owner or consultant meets the pre-approved criteria set by the Gold Standard and is therefore eligible for inclusion into our microprogramme.

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microProgramme Consultancy

Project owners can use our pre-validated design documents to pass through our microprogramme project cycle 50% more quickly and with audit costs that are reduced by 90% compared to the standard project cycle.

Our consultancy service is for project owners who do not have experience writing Gold Standard project documentation. We act as the project consultant and because, uniquely, we offer all carbon finance project development services as part of our package, we are able to offer highly competitive pricing for this service. We can also tailor our services depending on project owner needs. CO2balance will develop all project documentation and be sure that it meets the pre-approved criteria of our microprogramme.

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Basket Weavers

One of the Gold Standard projects our customer have helped to support is in the Shimba Hills district of Kenya.

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Child Carers

There is an old Swahili saying, "Jikoni ni sehemu ya mwanamke" meaning "the kitchen is the place of the woman".

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CO2balance in the community.

Delivering an efficient carbon reduction project is just the start of the process. Education in the community is a key part of the co2balance strategy for success.

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Equality In The Home

A Gold Standard, high quality carbon reduction program, has to deliver significant social and welfare benefits to the community. Our time in the communities has revealed new and surprising additional social change.

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Kole case notes - Children

The CO2balance community borehole project is unique in that it concentrates efforts to find existing but damaged water supplies and boreholes and repairs them to restore the water supply to the community. Utilising carbon finance as a long term funding mechanism ensures security for the continuation of the borehole safeguarding the community into the future.

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Kole case notes - People

In the Kole District of Uganda CO2balance clients have funded the initial repair and ongoing maintenance of water boreholes during the early summer of 2013. The restoration of clean water supplies to these communities has a significant impact on the lives and health of the people. These are some of their stories.

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Local Chief

Working in small communities in remote places CO2balance takes a lot of time to understand the local people and work together with them to improve their lives

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Local Employment

Unlike many offset providers co2balance manage their own projects on the ground. Directly employing local, talented people to work within our communities

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Long Term Commitment & Making a Positive Contribution

Refreshment Systems Ltd is based in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The business was formed in 1968 and now emplys over 100 people supplying and servicing a wide range of vending and catering equipment and associated supplies and services.

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Muhaka School

CO2balance are well known for their carbon reduction projects, in particular the household energy efficient stoves. What's less well know are the range of additional projects we are involved in within our project communities in Africa.

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Safeguarding the Forest

The Aberdares region contains a rich diversity of vegetation. There are several ancient forests in the region like Kereita Forest which is at the core of the project area; this forest is at the southern-most end of the Aberdare range and several kilometres from Kimende, the local centre of population and shopping centre. This forest is credited with the largest scale of destruction related to Kenya's indigenous tree species, mainly as a source of firewood by the community surrounding the forest.

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Special Report Health

CO2balance special report on the health effects of indoor smoke pollution from unregulated indoor cook stoves

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Village Savings and Loans

The African energy efficient stove projects operated by CO2balance opened up opportunities for the community to develop sustainable, self supporting local business ventures.

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Hill Dickinson Case Study

"As an international law firm Hill Dickinson's greatest asset is its human capital - the talent, experience and creativity of the team."

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Rock

ROCK, a long standing client for CO2balance, talk about their commitment to put the environment at the heart of their business proposition.

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Team Sky

BskyB, a long standing client of co2balance have made a bold statement transforming their professional cycling team to highlight their environmental initiatives.

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Toshiba Case Study

To many business customers looking to reduce their carbon footprint, purchasing a new print solution might not be an obvious choice. Toshiba TEC have confronted this issue head on with an innovative, marketing led offset initiative that sets them apart

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