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Our services

Our core service is carbon offsetting, but we can help clients manage their carbon emissions from measurement through to communication. A number of these services come at no extra cost for clients offsetting over 1000 tonnes.

Measure: Our Government assured carbon calculator is the most advanced in the market and it’s really straight forward to use. Either we can work out the carbon footprint of your business, event or product for you, or you can do it yourself.

Why we're the most effective way to offset

Our approach works in an entirely different way to traditional offsetting. Traditional offsetting firms buy credits generated by projects which involve tree-planting, renewable energy or energy efficiency.  

These projects have attracted criticism, for three reasons:

Our clients

Our clients are businesses, not-for-profits and public sector organisations that want to make a difference.

Examples of our clients, and the support we have given them, are below. Contact us if you want a full client list or more case studies.

Why we're better for your business

The Carbon Retirement stamp represents the most robust and credible method of offsetting.

Three reasons that Carbon Retirement is better for your business are:

How it works

When a client wants to offset their unavoidable emissions through us we purchase EU "pollution permits" called EU Allowances (or EUAs) from the EU Emissions Trading Scheme and permanently remove them from the system so that they can't be used.

This means that the heavily polluting industries that need them are required to reduce their emissions instead of buying permits and continuing to pollute.

It forces investment in low-carbon technology, creating long-term change and preventing emissions before they happen.

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What people say

  • "This might just be the world's first truly ethical offseting scheme."

    John Grant, Author of The Green Marketing Manifesto
  • "I have never been a fan of carbon offsetting but Carbon Retirement is different"

    Richard Ellis, Group Head of CSR Alliance Boots
  • "I have long thought European Allowances were the best alternative to offsets"

    Joseph Romm, Former environment advisor to Bill Clinton
  • "Carbon Retirement is an innovative idea that has clear differentiation in the market"

    Jo Hill, Unltd.
  • “We benefit from Carbon Retirement's innovative and responsible approach to carbon offsetting.”

    Adam Black, Head of Sustainability Doughty Hanson

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