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CarbonNeutral® Company

The CarbonNeutral® certification was founded in 2002 and is managed by Natural Capital Partners. It provides assurance that a company has measured and reduced its emissions to zero using offsetting and reduction methods.

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Proof Point Level
Product Business

Standard Summary

  • Businesses must commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions for the certification period

  • All of Scopes 1 & 2 should be included as well as the majority of Scope 3 (purchased goods and services, upstream & downstream transportation, waste from operations)

  • Implemented internal emission reductions

  • Carbon credits must meet specific criteria including being legally attributable, measurable, and permanent

  • Paper audits

  • Certification is valid 1 year

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Carbon Neutral Company Standard

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