After reducing your climate impact, offsetting is an effective way to reduce emissions globally and create sustainable development benefits for communities around the world. And why not aim high? Go Climate+ rather than simply carbon neutral and offset more than your footprint.
If you want to keep it simple, look at average monthly estimates* for countries around the world to help you set your Climate+ target:
*(Data from World Bank estimates of CO2 emissions per capita)
1 tonne/month or less
Most of European countries, emerging economies and developing countries
Australia, Canada, Estonia, Luxembourg, United States + several oil exporting countries
3 tonnes/month or more
Curacao, Kuwait, Qatar, Trinidad & Tobago
To find the details of your climate impact, use the footprint calculator from WWF UK. You can also learn more about the value of carbon credits and how Gold Standard tonnes are priced. And if you’re having trouble deciding on a project, you can now offset with a variety of projects through the Climate+ Portfolio.
Betulia Hydroelectric ProjectProviding rural electrification to local communities and renewable energy to the national grid.READ MORE$15.00 USD/TONNEKenya Biogas ProgrammeCooking on biogas is fast and smokeless, improving health among women + children. This project also improves crop yields + increases income.READ MORE$19.00 USD/TONNEUtsil Naj - healthy homes for all in...Addressing climate change in the “Dry Corridor” of Honduras by promoting community-based sustainable solutions.READ MORE$18.00 USD/TONNEUtsil Naj - healthy homes for GuatemalaAddressing climate change whilst improving living conditions for the most vulnerable populations in Guatemala.READ MORE$18.00 USD/TONNEDarfur Low-Smoke Stoves ProjectThis clean cooking project in Darfur helps deliver health and economic benefits to households in the strife-torn region.READ MORE$15.00 USD/TONNECleaner, Safer Water in CambodiaHydrologic’s purifiers have provided nearly two million Cambodians with safe drinking water–improving health and helping the environment.READ MORE$12.00 USD/TONNECleaner and Safer Stoves in MalawiAffordable and accessible energy that is encouraging school attendance for children in MalawiREAD MORE$15.00 USD/TONNE22.5 MW Wind Power Project in Rajasthan...Wind project in India focusing on sustainable development for the local communityREAD MORE$10.00 USD/TONNE20 MW Biomass Power Project in...Biomass project delivering benefits to societyREAD MORE$11.00 USD/TONNEFuel Efficient Stoves for North Darfur...This avant-garde project is co-implemented by women-led community-based organisations and aims to reduce the depletion of natural resourcesREAD MORE$15.00 USD/TONNEImproved cookstoves in GuineaThese locally made cookstoves need less wood - saving time, money and the forests - and emit less smoke for better healthREAD MORE$20.00 USD/TONNE100 MW Wind Power Project at Anantapur...Generating over 215 GWh of clean energy and positively impact the lives of local communitiesREAD MORE$10.00 USD/TONNESidrap Wind Farm Project, IndonesiaA wind farm project providing renewable power to 70,000 Indonesian homesREAD MORE$10.00 USD/TONNEMyanmar Stoves CampaignImproving the lives of 140,000 people - saving much needed time + money, improving health and decreasing deforestation.READ MORE$15.00 USD/TONNEMore Efficient Cooking and Heating in...Using agricultural waste to heat and cook in the home, this project displaces the need for coal and helps people gain access to energy.READ MORE$15.00 USD/TONNE20 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan, IndiaUtilising the sun for clean energy, reducing emissions and providing benefits to local communitiesREAD MORE$12.00 USD/TONNECleaner Cook Stoves in RwandaThe project supplies locally made, improved cook stoves to families, so that they can cook with less fuel, effort and smoke in their homes.READ MORE$15.00 USD/TONNEQori Q’oncha - improved cookstoves...Qori Q´oncha, the first improved cookstove Programme of Activities ever registered in the international voluntary carbon market!READ MORE$15.00 USD/TONNECeará Renewable Energy Bundled ProjectStriking out at deforestation: Promoting a more sustainable supply chain whilst improving livelihoods of employees and local communities.READ MORE$11.00 USD/TONNEYarra Yarra Biodiversity ProjectYarra Yarra Biodiversity Corridor – capturing 1.257 million tonnes of carbon in a region where over 90% of forests have been clearedREAD MORE$20.00 USD/TONNEClimate+ Portfolio: Variety of projectsPurchase carbon credits from a range of Gold Standard-certified projects all over the globe.READ MORE$11.00 USD/TONNESolar Cooking for Refugee Families in...Bringing peace, safety, health and empowerment to thousands of refugee families from Darfur through the use of solar cookers.READ MORE$15.00 USD/TONNEPlanting Biodiverse Forests in PanamaRe-transforming degraded pastureland into ecological sound forests that offer a safe haven for native animalsREAD MORE$18.00 USD/TONNETerraclear - Clean water access for...Enhancing clean water access for rural communities in LaosREAD MORE$12.00 USD/TONNESafe Water Access in RwandaThis project rehabilitates broken boreholes providing families with clean drinking water, and removes the need to boil water to purify it.READ MORE$12.00 USD/TONNECambodia National Biodigester ProgrammeUsing biogas to create an indigenous, sustainable source of energy in Cambodia – reducing emissions + improving agricultural yieldsREAD MORE$19.00 USD/TONNEUtsil Naj - healthy homes for MexicoAddressing climate change whilst improving living conditions for the most vulnerable populations in Guatemala.READ MORE
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Balsas Renewable Energy ProjectThis project alleviates deforestation, avoids greenhouse gas emissions, promotes a sustainable supply chain and improves working conditions.READ MORE
Adana Landfill Waste Management Project...The project implements state-of-the-art waste to energy technologies and improves the lives of the poor who depended on street garbage.READ MORE
Xinyang Landfill Gas Recovery ProjectThis project recovers and destroys landfill gas from a landfill site in Henan province (China) to produce electricity. goes here.READ MORE
Wastewater treatment in ThailandThai wastewater treatment project generates sustainable energy, improves local air pollution and produces social benefits.READ MORE
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