Photo Credit: Ariana Constant / Clinton Foundation
Jul 14
July 14, 2016

Infographic: Carbon Certificates and Why They Matter


This blog is part of a series called #SeedingOpportunity that explores the challenges and opportunities related to smallholder farming around the world.

Carbon certificates are financial instruments that enable businesses and individuals to offset their carbon emissions. Each certificate represents a level of carbon emissions that can be purchased to fund carbon-reduction projects around the world. This infographic gives a real-world example of how this works: 

Illustrated by Sarah Tan