Rainforest Alliance awards Costa Rica's NatureAir

The New York-based Rainforest Alliance awarded Costa Rica airline NatureAir for its efforts to conserve the environment.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

NatureAir is the first airline in the world to compensate its carbon emissions totally. With the money it earns from selling carbon credits, it helps conservation of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula.

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What is Your Carbon Fingerprint Like?

July 2009

What will become an international requirement in the future, is today an opportunity to stand out.

Consumers are starting to prefer companies and products that implement policies measuring their carbon fingerprint and adopt policies compensating such emissions. This tendency grows at the same speed as the growing concern for global warming.

Costa Rica Sells $9 Million Carbon Certificates

September 2009

U.S. company Equator agreed to purchase $9 million worth of carbon certificates, which originate from the country's forest conservation.

Equator specializes in commercialization of carbon credits, and renewable credits from reforestation and forest conservation.

The money will be handled by Fonafifo (Forest Financing Fund), and will be used for "...

SICA Rewards ILC of El Salvador for Clean Production

March 2009

Industrias La Constancia, ICL, was awarded first place in the central america in clean processes.

The Central American Commission for Environment and Development (CCAD), the environmental body of the Central American Integration System (SICA), rewarded the company for its clean production processes in brewing.

Future prosperity is in green technologies

October 2008

In times of economic crisis, the shift to a low-carbon economy is the smartest investment any country can make.

Achim Steiner, the eloquent executive director of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), believes that Mexico could take a leadership role in the new "green" economy.

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